Essential oil benefits include relaxation and stress reduction, but they can also be a healing support system for our bodies that enable us to fight infection with scientifically proven results.
Because essential oils are derived from the liquid of different parts of plants (like seeds, flowers, or leaves), they are very aromatic and more potent then a similar dried herb.
Below is a list of our favorite essential oils used to aid in healing:
|Peppermint||Mentha Piperita||Antibacterial, anti-tumoral, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, fights infections, stimulates digestive system, relieves pain, fights skin disorders|
|Tea Tree||Melaleuca Alternifolia||Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, fights infections, eliminates lice and dandruff, fights oral infection, fights skin issues like acne, boils and warts|
|Lavender||Lavandula Angustifolia||Antifungal, anti-tumoral, antiseptic, anticonvulsant, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, fights respiratory infections, helps with skin conditions, calming, balances emotion|
|Ylang Ylang||Cananga Odorata||Anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, antispasmodic, anti-depressant, anti-parasitic, supports circulatory system, supports digestive system, relieves anxiety, removes negative energy, promotes feelings of peace|
|Eucalyptus||Eucalyptus Globulus & Eucalyptus Radiata||Antimicrobial, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anti-aging, decongestant, promotes healing, soothes sore muscles. R: Antibacterial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, expectorant, fights infections.|
|Rosemary||Rosmarinus or Aniba Rosaeodora||Enhances concentration and memory, anti-inflammatory, relaxant, relieves muscle pain, helps skin conditions, rejuvenates skin, hair, and nail follicles, balances emotions, stimulates the mind.|
|Oregano||Origanum Compactum||Antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, stimulates immune system, fights infections, supports digestive system|
|Frankinscence||Oibanum||Good for headaches, arthritis, joint pain; it can help with blood pressure, indigestion, respiratory disorders (e.g. colds), healing wounds, and skin problems; it can relieve stress, boost your immune system, act as an antiseptic, and is good for hair|
|Grapefruit||Citrus paradisi||Anti-inflammatory,relieves headaches, stimulates circulatory system, relaxant, reduces cramping and muscle stiffness|
|Orange||Nentha piperita||Rejuvenating, refreshing, mood enhancer,anti-infllammatory,relieves headaches, stimulates circulatory system, relaxant, reduces cramping and muscle stiffness|
Some of these oils are so powerful that you should just need one or two drops of oil to get their healthy benefits. They provide healing and support for all body systems, as well as much-needed emotional and mental support for the body.
Pure, therapeutic grade essential oils can be used:
Note: Most brands of essential oils in stores, even health stores, are not safe to be used internally
This essential oil starter kit includes the best essential oils money can buy, with specific instruction on how to use and for what purposes they can be most beneficial for your everyday health, at-home Aromatherapy and massage techniques.
Understanding essential oils natural healing properties, and how they offer many advantages over drugs are becoming well-known.
Many oils offer simple recipes for strengthening the immune system, and treating common ailments like colds, flu, herpes, and candida, as well as how to best use them in a massage therapy session.
When essential oils are partnered with massage therapy it creates a relaxing environment that promotes healing and homeostasis in the body, mind, and spirit. Essential oils naturally aid the body in returning to and maintaining equilibrium.
While many research facilities study essential oil benefits for the human body, massage therapists, aroma therapists, and natural health practitioners use them for healing everyday with very positive results.
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