Studies have shown that these pure essential oils can help your body in many ways:
Almond Essential Oil is an excellent moisturizer for both the skin and hair, and may prevent stretch marks and protect skin from sun damage.
Argan Essential Oil may help to strengthen tissues in skin with its fatty acids and aids in wrinkle prevention.
Bergamot Essential Oil may be used in aromatherapy to elevate mood and alleviate stress. It is shown to be similar to grapefruit essential oil in that it is antiseptic, antispasmodic, and analgesic (pain-relieving).
Bergamot is a citrus fruit, but unlike other citrus oils that are known to be stimulating, bergamot has a calming effect. Studies have found that bergamot essential oil induces physiological changes, such as lowering heart rate and blood pressure that precede sleep.
Cardamom Essential Oil helps promote skin elasticity, protect the skin from environmental and UV damage, and keep you looking young and radiant. It also helps tone the skin and shrink pores. Since cardamom essential oil is naturally antiseptic, it can help cleanse and disinfect the skin.
Carrot Seed Essential Oil is wonderful to combat the effects of aging. It can reduce stress and anxiety and improve health.
Cedarwood Essential Oil developed from various parts of the cedar tree, it has antifungal, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. It may also help with hair loss when combined with other essential oils.
Chamomile Essential Oil is wonderful to cool and soothe dry sensitive skin. It helps alleviate many skin conditions such as psoriasis, acne, eczema, herpes, allergic conditions and many other kinds of dermatitis. It may be of help with depression, anxiety, and an aid to sleep.
Clary Sage Essential Oil has been used as a stress reducer, a natural antidepressant and increase clarity. It is also known to stimulate libido in both men and women.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil is a purifying, cleansing, clarifying, and immune-boosting oil that is ideal for use on skin.
Geranium Essential Oil studies show that it has antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antiseptic properties make it beneficial for reducing acne breakouts, skin irritation, and skin infections when applied topically.
Geranium essential oil’s anti-inflammatory properties also make it beneficial for a number of inflammatory conditions, including those affecting skin.
Anecdotal evidence also suggests geranium essential oil may promote relaxation and alleviate depressive mood.
Ginger Essential Oil can soothe redness and eliminate bacteria, especially redness and bacteria associated with acne. Its antioxidant properties are known to have a protective effect on the skin, inhibiting the signs of skin damage and aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines.
Grapefruit Essential Oil has been shown to balance your mood, reduce blood pressure, promote weight loss and reduce stress.
Lavender Essential Oil may be useful for treating eczema while providing a calming and soothing aroma.
Lemon Essential Oil is one of several essential oils that can kill harmful bacteria that can grow on your skin. It is packed with vitamin C, antioxidants, and antimicrobial properties, it might not surprise you to learn that this oil might belong in your first aid kit.
Orange Essential Oil has anti-inflammatory properties. Sweet orange is one of several popular anti-inflammatory oils, including lemon, pine and eucalyptus. It can also reduce anxiety and help to boost your mood. It is a natural antidepressant.
Peppermint Essential Oil naturally cleanses the skin and has antiseptic and antibacterial properties.
Rosehip Essential Oil contains essential fatty acids, including linoleic and linolenic acid. These acids help to keep cell walls strong so that they don't lose water. The many fatty acids in rosehip oil make it an excellent option for hydrating dry, itchy skin.
Rosemary Essential Oil hydrates the skin, which helps to control oil production. It also provides an antibacterial surface for the skin, keeping acne at bay. Rosemary Oil's antiseptic properties are beneficial to skin conditions such as eczema.
Tea Tree Essential Oil makes an ideal natural hand sanitizer.
Studies have shown that it kills several common bacteria and viruses responsible for causing illness, including E. coli, S. pneumoniae and H. influenzae.
Using tree oil as a natural hand sanitizer may help kill a number of germs responsible for colds, flu and other illness.
Tea tree oil’s antibacterial effects may help control underarm odor related to perspiration. It can be a powerful weapon against acne. Several studies have shown that it helps reduce the amount and overall severity of acne.
It may also help relieve inflamed skin.
Vanilla Essential Oil can slow down aging by reducing fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. Can reduce signs of anxiety and depression. May be used as an aphrodisiac. May also help regulate menstruation.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil has been shown to boost your mood, reduce depression, alleviate anxiety, lower blood pressure and decrease your heart rate. It can also stimulate oil production in the skin and on the scalp.