Aromatherapy oils are normally used to relieve stress and relax your body by igniting your senses and enlivening your body. While they can treat various physical disorders too.
A study published in Evidence Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, suggested that
“A blend of essential oils, lavender, roman chamomile, and neroli at a ratio of 6:2:0.5 can reduce anxiety, increase sleep, and stabilize the blood pressure of patients undergoing cardiac stent insertion.
And peppermint oil, ginger oil, or a blend of essential oils of ginger, spearmint, peppermint, and cardamom, are very effective in reducing nausea.”
Here are 4 popular aromatherapy essential oils that are packed with other uses as well:
Lavender oil is a very popular aromatherapy essential oil because of its sweet aroma and wonderful qualities. It is the perfect addition to massage oil to combat stress and relieve tired, tense muscles.
Other uses of lavender oil:
It can help you get a better night’s sleep, Lavender oil is an effective natural sleep aid without popping pills.
You can also use lavender oil to relieve itchy skin conditions such as rashes.
You can use lavender oil for migraines. Ease the symptoms in a natural chemical-free way.
If you suffer from hair loss problem, try using lavender oil for hair growth.
Mosquito bites are quickly soothed by an application of a trickle of lavender oil on the affected region.
Plus, lavender oil has so many uses for cleaning too– floors, kitchens, bathrooms, laundry and more.
Basil oil is a good source of Vitamin A, magnesium, potassium, iron, and calcium. Its uses are plenty and varied:
Relieves the indigestion issues
Soothes sore muscles and joints
Assists with clear breathing
Acts as a cooling agent for the skin
Provides mental strength and used to treat stress disorders
Cures a variety of infections such as cuts, wounds, skin infections, and bladder infections
Rosemary is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils that known for its refreshing effects on the spirit. It is an super oil to combat exhaustion and with other uses as well:
Studies have found that anti-bacterial property of rosemary oil action against the bacteria that cause acne. Use rosemary oil with coconut oil will help to reduce and control acne blemishes.
It helps relieve the pain of both migraine and tension headaches.
It relieves the muscle and joint pain, and swelling caused by arthritis.
Sandalwood oil is one of the oldest known materials used specifically for its exotic scent. It’s also effective in dealing with many other conditions:
It’s powerful to treat some bad bacteria and viruses, making it useful for aiding sore throat, chest infections, and bronchitis.
It can soothe an upset stomach, help relieve gas, heartburn, and good for the whole digestive system.
It has been shown to possibly help reduce high blood pressure.
It helps soften skin by increasing and restoring its ability to retain moisture.
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