Thursday, December 9, 2010

Top Essential Oils

I complied a list of Top Essential Oils.  Enjoy!

Chamomile- Calming   Useful for premenstrual pain/tension, indigestion, mildly antiallergenic, rhinitis, acne, eczema, and other sensitive skin conditions.

Eucalyptus-  Antiseptic   Useful for coughs and colds, bronchitis, viral infections, muscular aches, rheumatic conditions.

Geranium  - Mildly astringent   Useful for cuts, sores, fungal infections, as an insect repellant, soothing skin problems, eczema, bruises, mildly diuretic, anti-depressant.

Lavender-    Mildly analgesic  Useful for headaches, wounds, bruises, antiseptic, insect bites, oily skin, acne, swelling, calming insomnia, mild depression.

Rose - Antiseptic  Useful for sore throat and sinus, congestion, puffiness, mildly sedative, insomnia, premenstrual tension/pain, menopause, reduced libido.

Rosemary- Mild stimulants   Useful for physical and mental fatigue, forgetfulness, respiratory problems, asthma, rheumatic aches.
Sandalwood- Antiseptic   Useful for dry, cracked, or chapped skin, acne, calming relaxation during meditation, aphrodisiac.

Marjoram- Mildly analgesic  Useful for menstrual pain, headache, sore throat, mildly sedative, insomnia, warming, improving circulation, acne.

Jasmine-    Antidepressant   Useful for depression, postnatal depression, strengthening contractions during labor, aphrodisiac.

Neroli-   Mildly sedative  Useful for insomnia, anxiety, nervous depression, mildly warming, improving circulation, acne, premenstrual tension/pain, backache.

Peppermint- Calming and digestion Useful in treating headaches, muscle aches,         digestive disorders such as slow digestion, indigestion, and flatulence. Sometimes used to kill bugs like spiders.

Lemon- Very uplifting, yet relaxing   Helpful in treating wounds, infections, and house cleaning and deodorizing.

Clary Sage- Natural pain killer, Useful in treating muscular aches and pains. Very relaxing, and can help with insomnia. Also very helpful in balancing hormones.

Tea Tree- A natural anti fungal oil Useful good for treating all sorts of fungal infections including vaginal yeast infections, jock itch, athlete’s foot, and ringworm. Also helps to boost the immune system.

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