8 essential oils for every need

Essential oils are well known for their physical and mental healing abilities. But, they’re also expensive, and that can be a little intimidating. Here are 8 essential oils that are definitely going to have more than one use, and will quickly become a staple in your home:

  1. Lavender: Antiseptic for small cuts and burns, promotes healing without scarring, and its scent is sedative and soothing.
  2. Clove: Helps stimulate digestion, eliminates gas and bloating after meals, and can help relieve the pain of toothaches and arthritis.
  3. Peppermint: Well-known digestive aid, and can help clear sinuses and relieve headaches.
  4. Thyme: Antimicrobial, and can help relieve chest congestion and sore throat.
  5. Chamomile: Calms the nerves, helps fight anxiety and insomnia, and can be used topically to treat dry, itchy skin conditions.
  6. Tea tree: For topical use only, strong antiseptic that helps treat skin infections, dandruff and acne. Also helps skin to regenerate and heal.
  7. Lemon: Antimicrobial that also stimulates the circulatory system and the aroma enhances mood and work efficiency.
  8. Geranium: Helps relieve depression and stress, and can relieve menstrual cramps. Topically, it’s a great skin conditioner.



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