We hope you had a great weekend! There is nothing better than waking up feeling fresh, rejuvenated and ready to rule the day. Today we're going to show you some incredible essential oils that will exceed your expectations in having a healthy & balanced lifestyle. Scroll down to find out more!
WHAT ARE ESSENTIAL OILS?
If you haven't heard of essential oils or are in the dark about what they are, no need to worry. We've got you covered. Let us be the first to tell you a bit about how they work!
Essential oils are compounds extracted from plants. The oils capture the plant's scent and flavour, or "essence". Unique aromatic compounds give each essential oil its characteristic essence.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ESSENTIAL OILS
Scientists believe certain oils can improve sleep, relieve stress and help us unwind. These oils are easy to use, after being dabbed on a cloth, or even used in a diffuser, essential oils will usually start to work in around 25 minutes.
Different oils will have different impacts on your health. The powerful smell of aromatherapy oils can support relaxation and stress relief will aid mood and wellbeing and can support the immune system and circulatory health.
LEMON OIL - PERFECT FOR GLOWING SKIN
Surprisingly, lemon is actually a really popular choice for those who are trying to transform their skin. Lemon oil also aids in relieving nausea and improves digestion! What's not to love? Adding lemon oil to a plain candle, reviving a smelly old mattress or make your own DIY hand sanitizer are all additionally great things you can do with this essential oil!
LAVENDER OIL - RELAXATION TIME
Many spas often use lavender oil which makes perfect sense as lavender is one of the most commonly used oils in the world. With its powerful antioxidant and calming properties, it can be used to de-stress in many different forms. Try using 4-5 drops of it in a diffuser or add 1-2 drops to 1 tbsp of coconut oil and apply it to your chest, temples, wrists and bottoms of the feet.
PEPPERMINT OIL - ENERGY BOOSTER
Peppermint oil is incredibly versatile. It can be used to cure common ailments as well as boosting energy levels and improving skin and hair growth. Peppermint oil boosts growth follicles and reduces pain within our bodies, it carries significant antioxidant and antiviral activities that are perfect for those who suffer from allergies. Many people even use peppermint oil as a surface cleaner!
TEA TREE OIL - GOODBYE ACNE
Tea Tree oil is a complete game-changer when it comes to beauty products. With that being said, Tea Tree oil can also be used in many other ways. This oil has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that are great at fighting acne, used as an ingredient in a multi-purpose household spray, or even used to reduce swelling on wounds!
EUCALYPTUS OIL - IMMUNE BOOSTER
Eucalyptus oil is commonly used for its immune-boosting properties, as well as having the ability to fight infection and ease headaches. You can often find many over-the-counter eucalyptus oil products available at your local supermarket or pharmacy including chest rubs for colds and congestion, cough and cold medicines, sore throat sprays, mouthwashes, inhalers, soaps, rash creams and topical pain relievers. The list goes on and on.