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Essential Oil Of Peppermint

The Benefits

  • The essential oil of peppermint promotes respiratory function, health and also promotes clear breathing.
  • It alleviates stomach aches and discomforts
  • It is also used to promote oral health and it is found in lots of chewing gums and toothpastes.
  • It rejuvenates and uplifts the mind and heart, keeping stress, fear, sadness and pain at bay.
  • It offers great relief to people suffering from hopelessness, pessimism and grief by promoting better understanding and calmness of the nerves.

The essential oil of peppermint can be used with wild orange, spearmint and wintergreen for improved results, especially when used to relieve stress and to uplift your moods and spirits.

Using essential oil of peppermint

  • For a clean and fresh mouth, use a drop of the essential oil and lemon in water and then use the water to rinse the mouth. You will have a fresh mouth for longer because the combination kills bacteria in the mouth.
  • To re-energize without having to snack, you have to apply a little of the oil on the palms before inhaling deeply. You will be surprised by how rejuvenated and energized you will feel after the inhalation.
  • To get rid of ticks, place a drop onto the tick and then wait a few minutes to see the tick back out or fall off the host easily.
  • You can also use the oil to enhance your mental clarity by applying a drop of the oil onto your temples.
  • If you want to soothe a skin salve, combine 2 cups of oil with quarter a cup of beeswax and then heat until the two combine. You can then add 20 drops of peppermint essential oil while the solution is still hot and 15 drops of essential oils of lavender before using.

Lemongrass Essential Oil

The benefits

The lemongrass essential oil comes with a number of benefits to health.

  • It supports and boosts healthy digestion
  • It soothes muscles and tendons that are aching
  • It purifies as well as tones the skin
  • It relieves depression and that heavy feeling most people feel when they are emotionally or mentally disturbed
  • It relaxes the nerves

The best thing about the lemongrass essential oil is that it can be used together with a number of other oils including lavender, eucalyptus, rosemary and geranium. Blending the oil with any other increases the benefits that you get and you can mix depending on the results that you are looking for.

Using lemongrass essential oil

Before using lemongrass essential oil, test on a small skin area to determine skin sensitivity and allergy. It is also very important to remember that excessive use of this oil can cause skin sensitization hence there is a need to use it mildly for best results. When applying it, keep it off the nose, ears and the eyes.

  • For sore joints and muscle strains, combine equal amounts of the oil and coconut oil, then massage topically around the areas giving you issues. It will soothe the pains away.
  • To promote healthy digestion, you can use it to flavor meat dishes and entrees.
  • To achieve healthy and clean toenails, combine it with Melaleuca then apply to the nails. This can be done for several days for best results to be reaped.
  • If you are looking for a way to keep insects at bay while outdoors, rub a little oil onto your skin. It works wonders in repelling the insects.
  • If you are feeling desperate, anxious or having a feeling of unrest, you can inhale the oil, softly by placing a drop on your palm and rubbing the hands together before inhaling for at least 30 seconds. You will love how relaxed and calm the oil will make you feel.

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood has been used in native American Indian ceremonies to enhance communion with the spirit and promote bravery against all odds.

Like all evergreen oils, cedarwood essential oil enhances feelings of security and protection. The aroma is used by aromatherapists to calm anger and relieve nervous tension. It quiets mind chatter, going over and over the same details and options ad nauseum. It promotes firm resolve and emotional stability, even against persistent opposition.

I recommend using cedarwood when you are going into strange or unfamiliar situations. It has been shown effective for those who suffer with ADHD.

I like to think of the essential oil of cedarwood as a powerful oil for breaking up phlegm and congestion not only in the physical body, but also congestion that may be cluttering our minds and emotions. Cedarwood is excellent for meditation and clarity of mind. It reduces tension and promotes restful sleep.

Dilute half and half with a vegetable mixing oil and apply it to the feet or to the body. It is also a wonderful aroma for diffusing. It fills the house with cherished heirloom memories.

Because it dissolves mucous, cedarwood is useful for chest infections, asthma, and coughs. It also sooths and heals the skin, especially the scalp. Cedarwood is often used for dandruff, hair loss, and psoriasis.

Cedarwood essential oil helps with lymphatic drainage and stimulates the breakdown of fat in the tissues. It is mildly diuretic, helping somewhat with cellulite and water retention. Being a decongestant, astringent, and anti-microbial oil, cedarwood is helpful in all respiratory and urinary tract infections.

Use it as an insect repellent around spices and foods. It is not only antiseptic and antifungal, but also an astringent. It not only stimulates the circulatory system but calms the nervous system at the same time-a rare and powerful combination.

Benefits Of Chamomile Essential Oil

Skin benefits

When applied to the skin, chamomile essential oil helps in relieving pain, inflammation and acts as an anti-microbial treatment. It can be used with carrier oil as a remedy for skin problems like wounds, burns, diaper rash and cracked nipples.

The oil is good for eczema and acne because it has anti-inflammatory properties that put an end to the pain, redness and inflammation. For inflammations, it can be mixed with Evening Primrose.

Chamomile essential oil eases rashes on the skin and reduces or prevents scarring. It calms skin irritation and at the same time moisturizes and hydrates the skin, adding a natural radiance to it. Apart from the rashes and prevention of scarring, it can be used as a remedy for sunburns. A few drops can be added to bath water for the benefits to be enjoyed.

The oil has the benefit of getting rid of dark circles under the eyes and crow’s feet with regular application. It eases all blemishes to achieve an even skin tone. You will also enjoy added benefits such as skin repair, strengthening and regeneration for a young youthful look.

Hair benefits

Chamomile essential oil enriches hair radiance and color. A few oil drops can be sprinkled on hair that is towel dried for a natural shine. You can also mix the oil with henna to accentuate natural highlights.

The oil can be used as a natural remedy for dandruff and hair lice. It soothes the scalp and at the same time hydrates it thus keeping itching and irritation at bay.

The oil also softens and moisturizes the hair thanks to the nerve soothing properties that it has. If you want to nourish your scalp hair and take good care of brittle, dry hair, then this is the essential oil to go for. It retains hair moisture levels and strengthens it from within.

Health benefits

The sweet aroma of chamomile essential oil helps in calming and relaxing your body and mind thus lifting moods. It has sedating and tranquilizing properties, making it useful in pre-natal massages. It can also be mixed with lemon grass oil in hyperactive children to calm them down.

The oil is also known to help in easing the pain and inflammation resulting from arthritis and it also eases migraine, sinusitis and cold related headaches. This is because it has analgesic properties.

The essential oil also helps stomach disorders, conditions the nervous system, cleans the urinary tract and the kidneys and safeguards against cardiovascular conditions.