Top 5 Essential Oils and Their Benefits
Date Posted:3 October 2017
Nature is amazing. It has so many secrets hidden beneath the surface – every material, every plant, every substance that exists in nature has something beneficial to offer to mankind. One such blessing from Mother Nature exists in the form of essential oils. Apart from having aromatherapy benefits associated with their pleasant smell, these oils also have profound healing properties that are highly beneficial for the human body. This blog post touches upon these very benefits:
Tea Tree oil
Distilled from the Melaleuca alternifloria plant found in Australia, Tea Tree oil is extensively used as a topical healing agent for skin problems like fungus and blemishes. It is a part of various skin care products and can even be used to assist with treating the symptoms of complicated skin conditions like athlete’s foot.
This is the most versatile essential oil of them all. The smell of lavender can greatly reduce the stress hormones in your blood and is therefore, used as a powerful relaxation inducing agent in aromatherapy. Lavender oil however, is also known to speed up natural healing and is therefore, applied on cuts, bruises and skin rashes for getting faster relief.
This essential oil has many potent properties for soothing the skin and reducing the appearance of scars, blemishes and spots. It is a powerful anti-acne agent and is therefore, a part of various skin care and medicinal products meant for helping to prevent pregnancy stretch marks, acne scars and marks of old wounds and burns.
Lemon oil is known for its detoxification properties, both for bodily systems as well as mental function. It can boost alertness, focus and concentration and is usually mixed with a carrier for creating a powerful blood purification agent meant for assisting in the reduction of acne and maintenance of skin health.
Patients suffering from chronic headaches and migraine may find Peppermint oil to be a huge blessing. It can help increase alertness and cognition while reducing the symptoms of stress induced headaches, mental lethargy and muddled thoughts. Under medical supervision, peppermint oil can also be mixed with water and ingested to help with digestive problems, especially acidity and gastric troubles.
These naturally occurring oils can help improve your sense of health and wellness in so many ways. Make them a part of your life and let nature’s blessing take you towards a balanced state of being.
Medical Disclaimer: The information herein is for educational purposes only. It is not provided to diagnose, prescribe or treat any condition. If you have any health concerns, please consult a healthcare professional.