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Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Tea Tree oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Tea Tree oil
A widely popular form of alternative medicine, tea tree oil is awesome! Not only is tea tree oil’s astringent properties great for alleviating oily secretions of the skin – think oily face & scalp issues – but it’s terpinen content soothes minor wounds without irritation. I love to add a few drops to my shampoo prior to washing; it leaves my scalp squeaky clean. Make sure that when you are purchasing or using essential .

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lemon oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lemon oil
With its uplifting and fresh scent, lemon oil can help get rid of bad vibes and increase concentration and mental awareness. It is also an antiseptic and antifungal making it a wonderful fix for scrapes, cuts, and other open wounds. Feeling less than inspired to get your flow on? Rub a few drops on your chest and throat while you set your intention and you’ll be flowin’ in no time!

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Eucalyptus oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Eucalyptus oil
Eucalyptus oil has a very fresh and clean aroma that is sure to open your airways up.  Eucalyptus oil is anti-everything, and for once that’s a good thing. It is a natural antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory. It is best used for respiratory problems like colds, coughs, asthma, and congestion in addition to wounds, muscle pain, mental exhaustion, dental care, and skin care. I love to drop a little of this in a .

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Peppermint oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Peppermint oil
Peppermint oil has a very stimulating yet soothing aroma and is what I like to call “mother nature’s Icy Hot” due to its main constituent, menthol. This stuff is amazing. Not only is it effective in arousing your mental sharpness but it can be used to relieve congestion, headaches, migraines, digestive problems, and soothe achy muscles. I typically use it to get rid of headaches by rubbing a tiny bit on my temples or .

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lavender oil

Essential Oil Everyone Should Have at Home: Lavender oil
Lavender oil has this yummy, fresh floral scent with a dash of sweetness and herby aroma. I find it completely intoxicating. On top of it smelling amazing, it is also the most versatile of all essential oils. Therapeutically, lavender oil has a calming effect which does wonders for those suffering from anxiety. Medicinally, it can be used as an antiseptic and pain reliever to soothe minor burns, insect bites and stings, and muscle or .

Winter Oils, Evergreen Blend, Citrus Blend, Meditation

Winter Oils, Evergreen Blend, Citrus Blend, Meditation
Winter is a great time to experience the aromatic benefits of essential oils — to cleanse and freshen the air in a home shut tight against cold weather. The familiar scents of seasonal oils also define many warm holiday moments. Winter season essential oils include woody, evergreen, citrus, spice and resin oils. The aroma of your holiday greenery is captured in fir needle, juniper berry and cypress oils. The delectable smell of spice cake .

Headache: Peppermint

Headache: Peppermint
Peppermint extract or oil, used commonly in baking, doubles as a reliable headache cure — one backed by several small clinical trials and lots of anecdotal evidence. Try It: Fill a small bowl with ice water and add 5 to 7 drops of peppermint oil. Dip a washcloth into the bowl, wring it out, and apply the compress to your forehead for 10 to 15 minutes. Alternatively, add several drops of the oil to .