We have all heard of essential oils and aromatherapy but which oils offer the benefits you are looking for? In this post, we will bring you what we believe are the most popular 7 essentials oils on the market today.
The main use of peppermint oil is to keep you awake. It can also improve your alertness and reduce headaches.
Dr William Denver at the University of Cincinnati conducted a study to prove peppermint oil is effective in treating (IBS), irritable bowel syndrome. They found peppermint oils reduced abdominal pain associated with IBS. There are also suggestions peppermint oils can help with hair loss.
Lavender oil is very popular for its relaxing scent but there are real benefits from this oil. The main one being a good night’s sleep. It is known to reduce insomnia and overall well being.
During a study conducted with 80 midwifery and nursing students, it was shown peppermint oil reduced the pain associated with their period.
Often used for stress relief but chamomile oil is excellent for skin care. Helping with conditions like acne, reducing inflammation and skin blemishes. A study was conducted to prove its effectiveness in skin care. Read the result here
An Australian native, tea tree oil is used as an antibacterial and antifungal agent. It is widely used for head lice and dandruff and not surprising is included in many popular shampoos.
I have always kept some handy and use this oil to treat pimples and small abrasions.
Maily thought of as an oil to prevent diseases. It has been said by the oncologist association Frankincense Oil kills cancer cells. It is also used to relax by people practicing yoga and meditation.
Very popular for colds and the flu Eucalyptus Oils is also commonly used the clear congestion. It is also used for overall health, well being and relaxation.
While these top 6 are not necessary in order they what we consider to be the most popular.
These are not the only oils available with many more essential oils out there to treat almost any ailment you many have. There are also many ways to use these oils to apply there benefits.
One of the most convenient ways to use these oils is with an essential oil diffuser. A perfect example where a diffuser can apply the benefits of oils is when driving long distances.
Using peppermint oils in a car oil diffuser can help you stay alert when travelling long distances.