Essential oils to have at home

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Before you buy essential oils, do your research in order to educate yourself about their actual uses. Here’s a lowdown on some that might interest you.

Peppermint

Most people have probably used peppermint tea for nausea or an upset stomach but you can actually massage your abdomen with its carrier oil . If you smell/sniff peppermint oil it gives you energy.

Lavender

It has been used for medical care and home purposes.Try it on skin rashes, acne, insect bites. It also works as a disinfectant for cuts.

Tea Tree

It has been used most commonly for infections. It cannot be consumed but works for Athletes foot, warts and nail fungi.

Lemon Citrus

This oil has lots of home uses: a few drops can be added to water so you can gurgle. Add it to your shampoo to fight dandruff. Target anxiety and ue it to relax by addig a few drops to your bath.

Eucalyptus

It is a great treatment for chest congestion as well as to help with asthma by spreading it on the throat.

Clove

Clove oil is used for mostly dental issues such as toothaches, gum disease and canker sores.

Chamomile

Chamomile has been used as a calming agent for the longest time. Chamomile can be used diluted or as is for the following:

  • Boils
  • Eczema
  • Dermatitis
  • Acne
  • Bee and wasp stings

Grapefruit

This bright and cheery essential oil is uplifting and can be used for:

  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Oily skin
  • Cellulite
  • Acne
  • Tension headaches or migraines.
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