Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts. Plants are made of structural materials and phytochemicals. These chemicals have properties that benefit not only the plant but also people. They’re made by steaming or pressing various plant parts (flowers, bark, leaves or fruit) to capture the compounds that produce fragrance. It can take several pounds of a plant to produce a single bottle of essential oil.
1. Carrot Essential Oil
Carrot seed oil is effective against some types of fungus. It can stop fungus that grows in plants and some types that grow on the skin. Carrot seed oil can fight some bacteria strains like Staphylococcus aureus, a common skin bacteria, and Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that causes food poisoning. Umbelliferon, or 7- hydroxy coumarin, is essential for carrot seed oil. This compound absorbs UVB light and is commonly used in sunscreens.
2. Bergamot Essential Oil
Oil relaxes and restores, particularly during situational anxiety or depression. This essential oil is especially calming during moments of anger or frustration and is often used to help usher in a restful night’s sleep. Safety tip: if applied topically, avoid sun exposure, or tanning beds, for up to 18 hours after use. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Perfect for diffuser and inhaler blends.
3. Clove Bud Essential Oil
Oil – warms and comforts. Spicy in nature, clove bud essential oil promotes greater self-assurance and fosters confidence during challenging times or unexpected transitions. Safety tip: use a lower dilution topically (5-6 drops per ounce of carrier) as it could cause skin irritation; this essential oil could interact with certain blood thinners. Clove bud essential oil is not recommended for kids under 10. This essential oil is lovely in body butter, room sprays, diffusers and inhaler blends.
4. Clary Sage Essential Oil
Oil – uplifts and nourishes the heart and spirit, especially during situational anxiety or depression. This essential oil can help open the heart and allow creative inspiration to flow more freely. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. This essential oil is lovely in a carrier, inhaler, and diffuser blend and is incredibly comforting during a monthly cycle.
5. Frankincense Essential Oil
Rich with emotional benefits, this essential oil is profoundly calming and balanced. This essential oil encourages emotional healing, supports reflection and introspection, and brings peace. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. This essential oil is exquisite in almost any kind of blend.
6. Geranium Essential Oil
Oil uplifts and stabilizes, especially during situational anxiety or depression. Geranium essential oil expands the imagination and provides more incredible intuition. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. This essential oil is perfect in a clay mask, bath salt blend, inhaler, or diffuser blend.
7. Ghandi Essential Oil
Root Oil calms and soothes, especially during situational anxiety or depression. This essential oil is often used for spiritual healing or to help facilitate a more profound meditation experience. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. This essential oil is exquisite in a massage blend, and an inhaler or diffuser blend.
8. Ginger grass Essential Oil
Refreshes and uplifts, offering increased emotional protection. This essential oil can help reduce mental fatigue and improve the overall outlook. Safety tip: occasionally, it does cause skin irritation for those with more sensitive skin and should be used at a lower dilution until you feel comfortable increasing the dilution ratio. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Gingergrass essential oil is a lovely choice for a tension headache relief blend, a DIY cleaning blend, a massage blend for muscle tension, or an inhaler or diffuser blend.
Rose Essential Oil
Cleanses and uplifts, promoting positive energy, especially during situational depression. Safety tip: cold pressed grapefruit essential oil is slightly phototoxic and skin irritating and should Be limited to a 4% dilution (no more than 24 drops per ounce of carrier) when used topically. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. At the appropriate dilution, pink grapefruit essential oil is an attractive choice for shower scrubs, bath salts, hand soaps, and perfume blends.
10. Hemlock Essential Oil
Oil restores and uplifts, encouraging relaxation and comfort during stressful times. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. This essential oil is exquisite in a massage blend, and an inhaler or diffuser blend.
11. Larch Tamarack Essential Oil
Tamarack Oil is grounding and strengthening, inviting forgiveness and self-acceptance. This essential oil is perfect to use when looking to start fresh or revitalize a dampened spirit. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Larch tamarack essential oil is lovely in a roller bottle blend, inhaler or diffuser blend.
12. Marjoram Essential Oil
(Sweet) Oil comforts and calms, especially when perseverating or prone to overly obsessive thinking. During moments of intense emotional grief, using sweet marjoram for a short time can help heal and bring comfort during this acute emotional distress. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Sweet marjoram essential oil is perfect for lotion blends, massage blends, inhalers and diffuser blends.
13. Mandarin Essential Oil
(Green) Oil – releases and re-circulates positive energy. This essential oil often provides courage to those reluctant to ask others for help and can foster greater self-confidence. Safety tip: occasionally, it can cause skin irritation for those with more sensitive skin and should be used at a 1% dilution until you feel comfortable increasing the ratio; kid-friendly for those over the age of 5. Green mandarin essential oil is perfect for shower scrubs, bath salts, massage blends, inhalers and diffuser blends.
14. Orange Blood Essential Oil
This oil uplifts and energizes, especially during situational anxiety and depression. This essential oil helps combat a negative outlook and usher positive energy into the mind and spirit. Safety tip: there is a low risk of phototoxicity, and this essential oil should be limited to around a 1% dilution (5 or 6 drops in an ounce of carrier) if applied topically and not washed off immediately. Blood orange essential oil is lovely in hand soaps, shower scrubs and bath salts, and inhaler or diffuser blends.
15. Palmarosa Essential Oil
Palmarosa Oil stabilizes and fortifies, especially during situational anxiety. And depression. This essential oil can help open and stabilize the heart, especially if jealousy exists. No known safety concerns. This essential oil is lovely in body butter, lip balms, lotion blends, and inhalers or diffuser blends.
16. Plai Essential Oil
This oil settles and calms and is often used during situational anxiety or depression. This essential oil is often used to quiet anger and soothe an injured heart. No known safety concerns. Plai essential oil is a lovely choice in topical, inhaler, and diffuser blends.
178. Palo Santo Essential Oil
It calms and balances, especially during situational anxiety or depression. This essential oil is sometimes used to help prevent a panic attack if used at first signs of the situation. Palo santo essential oil promotes more profound meditation, provides enhanced emotional protection, and fosters a greater sense of inner unity. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Palo santo essential oil is lovely in roller bottle perfume blends, body butter, lip balms, and inhaler or diffuser blends.
18. Rose Essential Oil
Quiets and restores are especially helpful in times of crisis as they can work to ease the emotional shock. Rose essential oil soothes the heart and helps restore it after challenging moments or situations. No known safety concerns. Kid-friendly over the age of 5. Rose essential oil is a lovely choice in topical, inhaler, and diffuser blends.
19. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Uplifts and opens the heart, creating a sense of joy. This essential oil can promote sensual awakening and encourage feelings of euphoria. Ylang-ylang essential oil is associated with the heart and is deeply emotionally supportive, especially when experiencing shock or trauma. This essential oil is a great sleep support. Safety tip: a few drops go a long way with this essential oil, best used in small quantities to avoid the potential of headache or nausea; kid-friendly for those over the age of 5. Ylang-ylang essential oil is gorgeous in almost any application, such as body butter, perfumes, roller bottle blends, inhalers and diffuser blends.
20. Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is a staple for anyone’s essential oil kit. It is an excellent essential oil for anxiety and depression, insomnia, eczema, fungal infections, menstrual cramps, and more. For instance, try putting a few drops in an oil diffuser to promote a calming atmosphere for some relaxing aromatherapy.
21. Frankincense Essential Oil
This ancient oil once used to be as precious as gold. While it may have lost its cultural value, its healing and calming properties are as powerful as ever. Above all, frankincense oil is a medicinal wonder used to treat ulcers, wounds, hemorrhoids, colds, indigestion, anxiety, and inflammation. Furthermore, you can add frankincense to your skincare products to heal dry skin and reduce signs of aging, scarring, and stretch marks.
22. Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint oil is essential for combating nausea and other gut-related illnesses. Along with that, it is also excellent at providing pain relief. Recently, a study confirmed that peppermint oil effectively relieves symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome), along with abdominal pain and discomfort. If you suffer from headaches or migraines, try massaging peppermint oil (or menthol) based cream/gel into your temples and forehead. Most people who suffer from migraines find that this decreases pain, nausea, and light sensitivity.
23. Tea Tree Essential Oil
Like other oils, tea tree oil has a wide variety of uses. Its most popular include using it in hand sanitizer, acne washes, natural deodorant, mouthwash, and cleaning products. Believe it or not, tea tree oil is also a natural insect repellent and works more effectively or effectively than DEET. Though it may not be the first thing to come to mind, you can even use a tea tree oil blend to help keep bugs off of livestock and pets without using any harmful chemicals. Chiltan pure Tea tree oil is one of my favorite essential oils for skin healing. It’s also great to have on hand for adding vinegar and using the mixture to clean your home. It is antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antibiotic. It’s also one of the other few oils that can be applied “neat” to your skin; however, do a spot-test first because not everyone can tolerate it; it Helps clear up athletes’ feet and other fungal skin issues, is Good for getting rid of dandruff & dry scalp, Soothes cold symptoms, mainly when used in a bath salt recipe! May help clear up warts 25.
24. Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus is a great oil to keep on hand in the winter, but it does come with some warnings. NEVER apply it without diluting it. Don’t use it if you have epilepsy or high blood pressure. While it can help soothe a headache in moderation, too much of it can actually give you a headache, It Helps support respiratory health, Soothes muscle aches, Helps clear brain fog & improves focus.
25. Cedar Wood Essential Oil
While hair loss, dandruff, and acne are conditions most people suffer from at some point in their lives, cedarwood oil can help combat each of them. Studies have found that those with alopecia areata (a hair loss disease), and those without the disease, can use this oil to promote hair growth. Also, you can massage the oil into the scalp with carrier oil to heal the skin and help prevent dandruff. If you need help with acne, add a few drops to your acne treatment. This will help increase the rate at which your acne heals.
26. Spearmint Essential Oil
As opposed to the cooling properties of peppermint oil, spearmint oil is known for its warming and calming effects. Because of this, spearmint oil is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Another benefit of spearmint is its ability to regulate female hormones by decreasing testosterone levels and increasing estrogen and other female hormone levels. As a result, spearmint effectively minimizes coarse facial hair and may have some power to fight against ovarian cysts.
27. Basil Essential Oil
Despite our best efforts, lacking concentration is a problem many faces at work and home. Basil is a great essential oil for stimulating the brain and making you more alert while reducing stress. Add a few drops to your diffuser or combine it with lime, bergamot, and/or peppermint oils. Additionally, while it should never be ingested directly, basil oil can add flair and flavor to many of your favorite dinner dishes. For example, add it to your pasta sauces, salads, and vegan burger recipes.
28. Lemon Essential Oil
Anyone who suffers from anxiety or depression knows that a little bit of help can go a long way. Research suggests that lemon oil is a powerful agent that can improve mood when diffusing into the air. Like the groups studied, you may find that lemon oil will help boost brain power and focus when taking tests, doing work, and even improving the functioning of those with Alzheimer’s disease.
29. Arborvitae Essential Oil
Although most people utilize chemical-rich body sprays, arborvitae oil is a warm, woody, scented oil that adds a rich, outdoorsy aroma to homemade cologne. Add arborvitae oil and water to a spray bottle and utilize it as a natural household cleaner. In addition to fighting against germs and seasonal irritants, the woody smell will brighten the mood of those in your home. Alternatively, if you want to spray it on your counters or use it on your body, add this essential oil to your diffuser to bring the smell of the outdoors in.
30. Orange Essential Oil
One of the most remarkable properties of orange oil is its antimicrobial nature. Scientific studies have shown that orange can fight against E. coli, staph, and many types of fungi. Moreover, inhaling the essential oil increases lung capacity and the ability to complete exercises, such as running, more quickly. Try diffusing the orange oil or add it to household cleaners and perfume to create a sweet, citrusy, calming fragrance for your home.
31. Helichrysum Essential Oil
While helichrysum oil may not be as commonly used as other essential oils, it possesses many healing qualities. Firstly, helichrysum is used to treat allergies – particularly ones that result from the skin coming in contact with an allergen. Additionally, it possesses some measure of anti-inflammatory properties. Because of this, you can use it to treat cold symptoms, skin inflammation, muscle and joint pain, and aid in various digestive ailments.
32. Cassia Essential Oil
Warm, spicy aromas typically bring memories of cold winter months and the holidays. While cinnamon is a traditional spice used this season, cassia is a sister to it, and its oil possesses the same comforting smell. Not only can you diffuse it to enchant your home with the scent of classic Christmas recipes, but you also can ingest it via a veggie capsule for many great internal benefits. For example, it can aid in healthy immune function, digestive cleansing, and heart health.
33. Oregano Essential Oil
If you think oregano is only suitable for seasoning your favorite Italian dish, think again. This plant-based essential oil has several health benefits, including its potential to lower cholesterol. To clarify, this was tested in mice and a small group of people with positive cholesterol-lowering results. Furthermore, oregano oil is a powerful and natural antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and pain reliever. It is available in capsule and tablet form and can be used topically with a carrier oil.
34. Cinnamon Essential Oil
Primarily, cinnamon oil enhances one’s mood and contains antibacterial properties. While specific studies have not been done to identify why cinnamon is effective in aromatherapy, it is no secret that most people find the oil calming. Moreover, its antibacterial properties give it a unique set of uses. For instance, cinnamon oil in toothpaste fights specific bacteria and fungi that produce infections and cavities. Also, because it is a natural preservative, use it in bathroom products and cleaners to reduce harsh chemicals.
35. Jasmine Essential Oil
Lethargy and exhaustion have become the new normal for many people. There is good news, though! Adding jasmine oil to a diffuser for aromatherapy has several great mental health benefits. Inhaling jasmine increases oxygen in the blood, elevates breathing, and increases blood pressure. It has been shown in some to relieve symptoms of depression, increase mental alertness and energy, and is even noted to increase romantic feelings.
36. Spikenard Essential Oil
Since ancient Greeks and Romans, spikenard has been an essential oil used widely in perfumes, baths, funerals, and religious ceremonies for its much-loved and robust scent. This remains its primary function today. However, some people use it topically to treat infections and inflammation. Using spikenard oil in an oil diffuser or added to bathwater, perfume, or hair products is the safest and most rewarding for a luxurious smell.
37. Rosemary Essential Oil
Popularly known for being a culinary herb, rosemary is from the mint family and has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Rosemary essential oil has a woodsy fragrance and is a mainstay in aromatherapy. However, rosemary oil has a wide range of uses, from treating ailments and pains to promoting hair growth, making it beneficial to have on hand in your home.
38. Patchouli Essential Oil
Sweet, earthy & grounding for the mind and body. Patchouli’s intensely woody and sweet scent gently beckons the mind down to stillness, where it can reset and rejuvenate in blissful silence. It is helpful for those with vulnerable immune systems from being run down, overworked or overtired; it May help with eczema and acne & other skin issues; calming and grounding properties; great to use as a fixative in DIY perfumes and blends.
39. Calm & Destress Essential Oil Blend
Melt away your stress.Chiltan pure Calm & Destress Blend has been specially formulated with Orange, Patchouli & Sandalwood essential oils help ease the stresses of daily life and bring calm to the mind and body. Sit back, relax and unwind. Ready-made balanced blend. Bring calm to mind & body. Grounding & relaxing. Nourishes skin. Promotes a cheerful disposition. Encourages restful sleep.
40 chamomile Essential Oil
While chamomile essential oil is probably the most expensive in the top 10 sections, it’s worth it if you have eczema or other skin conditions. There are two different types: Roman and German. Roman chamomile is typically gentler than German chamomile, which is excellent for DIY diaper rash ointment or baby baths. Soothes eczema and other skin conditions, Relieves PMS, and Helps relieve allergy symptoms.
41. Neroli essential oil
Nur Neroli is another excellent stress reliever with anti-inflammatory properties. It helps the brain release serotonin, promoting happiness and relaxation. It also contributes to reducing cortisol – the “stress” hormone.
42. Pine Essential Oil
Pine oil has antibacterial, antifungal properties and is rich in antioxidants. It is confirmed that it reduces disease-causing inflammation in the body and cleans the air too. Pine oil is used widely for the following benefits: Anti Inflammatory Properties. Due to a significant amount of antioxidants, essential pine oil is beneficial in fighting free radical damage and chronic inflammatory responses. This helps relieve conditions like arthritis.
Essential Oils Conclusion
When it comes to your health, it should be taken seriously. The more you take care of yourself, the more you can enjoy loved ones and the essential things in life. And while working out, eating healthy, and so on can sometimes be challenging, adding essential oils to your health routine is not difficult. It is as simple as applying a few drops to your skin or an oil diffuser. This makes essential oils a no-brainer when it comes to your health. Along with thinking about your health, these essential oils also make excellent gifts. They make unique gift ideas for women and men.