Updated: Jan 21, 2019
An essential oil is a natural product extracted from a single plant species. Not all plants produce essential oils, and in the plants that do, the essential oil may be found in the roots, stems, leaves, flowers, or fruits. Essential oils can be used in varies of ways. There are many essential oils but there are a few that you need to always keep around.
Top 6 Essential Oils:
Frankincense - an aromatic gum resin obtained from an African tree and burned as incense or used as a oil.
Health Benefits of Frankincense Oil: Mediation aid, respiratory support, calm nightmares, aids in skin complaints, and helps with immune support.
Lavender: a small aromatic evergreen shrub of the mint family, with narrow leaves and bluish-purple flowers. Lavender has been widely used in perfumery and medicine since ancient times.
Health Benefits of Lavender Oil: Aids in insomnia, relieve the itching for insect bites, soothes skin for sunburns, and a flavor booster.
Clove : are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Mycenaean, Syzygium aromaticum.
Health Benefits of Clove Oil: Aids in toothache and dental abscesses, potent anti- fungal properties, helps with cold sores, arthritic pain , and keeps kills bacteria around the house.
Peppermint: Peppermint is a hybrid mint, a cross between water mint and spearmint. Indigenous to Europe and the Middle East, the plant is now widely spread and cultivated in many regions of the world.
Health Benefits of Peppermint Oil: Cools hot flashes, helps as a driving aid, helps aching muscles and joints,allergy relief, and digestive aid.
Rosemary: an evergreen aromatic shrub of the mint family, native to southern Europe. The narrow leaves are used as a culinary herb, in perfumery, and as an emblem of remembrance.
Health Benefits of Rosemary Oil: alleviate muscle pain, improve the memory, boost the immune, and circulatory system, and promote hair growth.
Eucalyptus: a fast-growing evergreen Australasian tree that has been widely introduced elsewhere. It is valued for its timber, oil, gum, resin, and as an ornamental tree.
Health Benefits of Eucalyptus: repels insects, lower blood pressure, boosts brain function, anti- inflammatory, potent antibacterial properties.
(Disclaimer: I am not a certified health care consultant and any health care advice listed on 4rmSoul2Vegan, are nearly suggestions and you should consult your doctor before using any of these products or herbs. Pregnant or nursing women, individuals taking medications or persons consult a health care professional or doctor before using any of these products. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur.)