Uses for Lemongrass essential oil

So many amazing uses for lemongrass

  • Natural deodorizer
  • Skin health
  • Hair health
  • Natural bug repellant
  • Stress reducer
  • Muscle relaxer
  • Detoxifying
  • Menstrual cramp relief
  • Stomach ache cure
  • Headache relief
  • Kills bacteria
  • Fever reducer
  • Supports immune system
  • Treats digestive disorders
  • Reduces inflammation
  • Antioxidant effects
  • Lowers cholesterol
  • Fights cold and flu
  • Blood pressure

So many amazing uses for lemongrass. Diffuse a few drops and reap the benefits while enjoying the uplifting fragrance. Dilute lemongrass in a roller bottle and apply to any area on the body needed. Also place a drop in your body lotion and watch your skin improve overtime. High quality pure oils like doterra can be enjoyed internally bu placing a drip in a cup of tea or water, refreshing and delicious!

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Turmeric the Natural Healer

Turmeric the natural healer

Ten amazing health benefits of turmeric

Turmeric the natural healer. Most of us are familiar with turmeric as a spice for cooking. Especially popular in many Indian dishes. Here are ten amazing health benefits of turmeric. Consequently, you will not want to be without this essential oil gem!

  • Reduces the risk of cancer
  • Provides natural anti-aging inflammatory agents
  • Boosts immunity
  • Balances hormone levels
  • Prevents hair loss
  • Encourages proper digestion
  • Promotes fat loss
  • Cleanses the liver
  • Can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease
  • Manages arthritis pain

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Turmeric essential oil uses

  • Internal – Take internally for daily antioxidant support and to improve immune response. Dilute 1 drop in 4 oz of liquid.
  • Aromatic – Use three to four drops in a diffuser to promote feelings of positivity and to improve mood.
  • Topical use – Add turmeric with fractionated coconut oil in a roller-bottle. Apply to bottom of feet and rub in or allow to dry. Use Turmeric as a spot treatment or an all-over face mask to help reduce the appearance of blemishes or for a healthy-looking overall glow. Incorporate Turmeric into your recovery routine for a soothing experience.

Frankincense

Frankincense king of essential oils

Frankincense. A Gift for The King!

If you know the story of the 3 wise men that brought gifts to baby Jesus upon His birth, then you know that one of the gifts was Frankincense. Consequently, it is no surprise that Frankincense essential oil is known as the king of oils. Frankincense has been sought after since ancient times, and for good reason.

Anxiety and Depression

Frankincense oil been shown to reduce heart rate and high blood pressure, therefor, known for its anti-anxiety and depression reducing abilities. essential-oils-for-depression Frankincense essential oil is beneficial in both aroma therapy and topical use. It’s scent has a pleasant woodsy aroma. Frankincense was highly esteemed in ancient times for its ability to promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, and overall wellness. Often used in religious ceremonies, as it is known as a spiritual oil.

Cell Regeneration

One of Frankincense’s most powerful benefits is its ability to promote health, specifically cellular function. Frankincense essential oil has properties that assist with healthy cell function by promoting cell and tissue regeneration. Frankincense oil has been shown to help fight cells of specific types of cancer. Mixed in a roller bottle with Myrrh, Sandalwood, and diluted with fractionated coconut oil, together they makes a powerful anti cancer blend! Roll on the bottom of your feet every night before bed! eo-roller-bottle

Respiratory Function

Frankincense anti-inflammatory properties open the breathing passages. Making it ideal for asthma sufferers. Also beneficial in alleviating symptoms of bronchitis and sinus infection by reducing swelling in the airways. Frankincense can also soothes a cough due to a respiratory infection like cold or flu.

Skin

Where to begin? As a natural astringent, Frankincense reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Slows the signs of aging by aiding in tightening the skin. This natural beauty oil decreases the appearance of scars, and age spots. Helps diminish acne blemishes, stretch marks, and even eczema. Adding to your daily beauty regiment is simple. Place a drop of frankincense in your palm and mix with your facial moisturizer before applying. For other areas of the body, do the same with your body lotion. I personally have experience success with treating basal cell skin cancer on my face. I applied directly to the area every night for several months, eventually the cancer area grew smaller until it was completely gone. Over a year later, it has not returned. Sure beats the plastic surgeon putting you under the knife!

In conclusion, the benefits of this amazing “king of all oils”, goes on and on! I suggest doing your own research. If theres an ailment you are experiencing, chances are Frankincense is the oil for you. And remember, a little goes a long way!

Peppermint

Peppermint essential oil natural healing

Versatile. Powerful. Amazing!

The peppermint plant is a versatile perennial herb that has been cherished since ancient times. The peppermint plant is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint and is valued as a multi-purpose plant. Peppermint essential oil is a natural antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal and analgesic (pain reliever) and is an excellent anti-parasitic. Below are just a few examples of what this powerful herb can be used for. It’s countless benefits will amaze you.

Peppermint for digestion

When used internally, Peppermint oil is well known for its ability to help alleviate occasional upset stomach. Aiding in digestion and soothing stomach pain caused by acid reflex, gas, and indigestion. Add a drop to a tsp of carrier oil and rub on your stomach. Try a drop in a cup of tea, or a glass of water for internal use. A 2013 study 

Peppermint for cough and cold

Peppermint is also know for promoting healthy respiratory function. It’s decongestant properties help in clearing your chest congestion and open up the airways. As a natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory menthol (the active ingredient Menthol) is very effective when it comes to treating cold and flu symptoms such as congestion, sinus infections and bronchitis. Mix a drop or two in a carrier oil and rub on chest. Place a drop in your hands, rub together, and inhale. Put a few drops in your diffuser for extended benefits.

Peppermint for pain

Peppermint essential oil is also used to alleviate pain. If you’re prone to getting headaches or tension (stress) headaches that cause constant dull pain, research suggests that peppermint oil can help. With its ability to reduce nausea, the oil is also an excellent choice for migraine sufferers. Mix with a carrier oil in a roller bottle, apply to temples or the back of your neck for quick, cooling relief. Also great for muscle sourness. Menthol has the ability to relax muscles, relieve inflammation and provide numbing, cooling pain relief. Add a couple drops to your massage oil or a carrier oil and massage into sore muscles.

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus… it’s not just for Koalas.

Eucalyptus is invigorating, soothing, and uplifting, therefore, is often used in spas, gyms, and yoga studios. The strong purifying properties of eucalyptus oil makes it relaxing and cleansing. Making it that perfect after work out essential oil.

Eucalyptus essential oil is perfect for diffusing on a cold night. The aromatic scent of this essential oil is very refreshing. In other words contributing to a restful nigh sleep.

In addition, Eucalyptus essential oil can be applied topically to the skin by diluting in a lotion or a carrier oil. I use a diluted roller bottle daily to help combat allergies. http://eoilygirl.com/how-to-make-an-eo-roller-bottle/

Lavender (lavandula angustifolia)

Lavender

Lavender is likely the most versatile essential oils available. With its gentleness and countless purposes, it is a staple in the essential oil world. No household should be without it. When I think of a go to oil lander always comes to mind. Gentle enough to use on children, dogs, horses. Diluted it can be applied topically. The aroma is relaxing and soothing making it perfect for diffuse in the evenings or anytime of the day you would like to relax.

A drop of lavender in the bathtub is sure to enhance your bath time experience. Adding a drop to your lotion will benefit your skin as well as give it a pleasing smell to enjoy throughout your day. Applying lavender to the temples or back of neck when you’re feeling anxious or when you just need to unwind, can be very beneficial. It also soothes occasional skin irritations like itchy dry skin. Applying to a cut or even a mild burn gives quick relief and aids in speeding up the healing process.

Lavender essential oils of very high quality like Doterra and other trusted sources can be taken internally. A drop in your tea or added to your favorite baking recipe enhances the flavor.

Lavender can be mixed with many other essential oils to compliment and enhance the aromatic and healing experience of the mind and body.