Essential oils are more popular than ever and for good reason! These freely available plant medicines are one of the quickest, and most effective ways to trigger emotional, mental and physical responses within your body.
They also smell amazing. It is common knowledge that essential oils have been used for centuries for their medicinal, spiritual, and uplifting properties. Our ancestors understood that mother nature provided us with everything we need to prosper including an extensive range of powerful plant extracts, each with their own unique organic chemistry, scent and healing properties.
Each and every essential oil contains compounds with unique healing and therapeutic benefits. Here are five popular essential oils and five creative ways to use them.
Frankincense is well known for its extensive health benefits, including it’s impressive anti inflammatory properties. Known as the king of essential oils, it is a great all rounder as it supports and soothes the mind, body and soul.
Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils in the world. Well known for its calming and relaxation properties, Lavender is often the go to oil for the sleep deprived. It’s versatility and gentleness makes this an oil to have on hand at all times.
Lemon essential oil has multiple health benefits and a fresh, clean citrus aroma that can uplift your mind and body. Use this oil daily to cleanse your body and physical environment of any undesirables.
There are few body, health, or mind issues that Peppermint oil can’t help. This cooling oil has a wonderful calming effect on the body including your digestive system.
Ylang ylang :
This calming oil supports your nervous system and reduces tension and anxiety, while also providing antioxidant support. Yang ylang is a beautiful heart-opening essential oil that smells simply divine (it’s also one of the main ingredients in Chanel No. 5!)
Written By: Carmarlena Murdaca