5 Essential Oils that you should try for Aromatherapy
Your sense of smell empowers you to experience your surroundings vigorously.. Various types of essential oils are used to stimulate the sense of smell under aromatherapy. They must be blended with natural carrier oils and applied directly to the skin or for hair care.
Essential oils are distilled and extracted from different parts of the plant to retain its natural “essence” i.e., smell & taste.
To help you scrutinize through the essentials oil rack, we spun up a list of oils, along with its specific benefits. Today we can consider Aromatherapy to be an alternative of medication.
Lavender Essential Oil
Found Naturally in the Mediterranean Basin in abundance, is a flowering plant of the mint family. Its strong and popular smell makes it a base for perfumes. However, its benefits are wide and varied. Lavender can treat insomnia, irritability, anxiety attacks and various manifestations due to stress. It is also used asva muscle relaxant. Furthermore, it is an ally to the skin concerns like eczema, acne and psoriasis. An antiseptic that prevents infections, and an anti-parasite that also repels lice.
Chamomile Essential Oil
Extracted from the flower, Roman or Noble Chamomile is the secret to restless children. it soothes anxiety attacks and nervous shocks, prevents anxiety and reconciles insomniacs with sleep. It relieves nervous origin pains, neuralgia, migraines etc. It is also very gentle for skin concerns like acne, rosacea, sensitive skin, shaving rash.Finally, it is a friend of the digestive sphere and slow digestion, flatulence and ballooning concerns. Chamomile hydrolate is used for the treatment of irritated eyes.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint is principally used in the perfume industry, where menthol bestows a very strong odour and a well-known "ice cube effect". Clinical experiments have widely confirmed the efficacy of essential oil of peppermint on digestive disorders, indigestion, acid reflux, vomiting and travel sickness. A tonic for the body and the spirit, relieves spasms and a strong pain reliever, it soothes all sorts of shocks and injuries, tendinitis, sciatica, rheumatism, headache, and herpes. It is anti-bacterial and anti-dust mites.
Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea tree essential oil makes for an ideal natural hand sanitizer due to its strong anti-infectious, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. With its Camphor like scent, its compounds fight bacteria responsible for body odor. It can be used to make a safe and effective deodorant. It is also anti-viral and acts against influenza, dengue, chikungunya and eruptive diseases in children. Its broad spectrum of benefits treats all mouth ulcers, gingivitis, ENT and bronchial and digestive system infections.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Poisonous if taken orally, Eucalyptus is a fast-growing evergreen tree native to Australia. Antiviral, decongestant and expectorant, Eucalyptus radiata or Eucalyptus globulus is the “warrior” of respiratory diseases, irrespective of whether they are viral (cold, flu) or bacterial (bronchitis, sinusitis, otitis). It is pleasant to breathe and a powerful nasal decongestant. It also has the capacity of curing skin infections, support the immune system and energise.
Make sure you try these today!