Top 10 Essential Oils Everyone Should Keep at Home

Peppermint

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3. Peppermint

Peppermint essential oil improves mental alertness and boosts energy levels. If you are trying to quit sugar or caffeine, peppermint oil will help give you that boost of energy you will miss. It can also relieve headaches due to caffeine withdrawal. Peppermint is also a natural anti-bacterial and can help with IBS, food poisoning, and other digestive problems. Used in the mouth, it’s great at killing gum and tooth infections as it is high in anti-bacterial properties as well.

 

4. Rose

This beautiful scent relieves depression symptoms and is it any wonder why? Rose oil can support the healing of emotional traumas, heartbreak, grief, and shock. Rose oil opens the heart chakra and supports self-confidence. Rose has also been used traditionally as an aphrodisiac. This scent is perhaps the sweetest and has perhaps the strongest ability to uplift spirits of any essential oil. This essential oil can actually regenerate cells and can heal the skin. Rose oil has strong skin rejuvenation compounds that can help stop wrinkles, lessen scars, and reduce stretch marks. Rose oil can also help with menstrual irregularities and reproductive issues.

 

5. Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus essential oil is a very strong smelling oil that has many medicinal properties, such as germicidal, disinfectant, and anti-septic compounds that are perfect for clearing up respiratory problems, chest colds, coughs, throat and sinus problems. Eucalyptus oil thins mucus and is an expectorant that stops sinus congestion, fever, and coughs. This essential oil is great massage oil for soothing sore muscles, nerves, and joint pain. It also stops urinary and bladder infections. If you don’t have any ailments, this essential oil is stimulating and energizing to the mind when inhaled. Read more about benefits of eucalyptus oil.

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