Friday, October 15

How to Find the Right Essential Oil for You

According to the Global Aromatherapy Market Analysis, the global aromatherapy market is poised to grow by as much as 8 percent between the years 2017 and 2024. But what are essential oils exactly? Why are they popularly used as a diffuser scent?

For starters, essential oils are potent oils that are extracted from plants. Essential oils have been known to release amazing diffuser fragrance. No wonder they are considered a favorite by many over the years.

If you want to give essential oils a try but unsure where to start, the following tips can come in handy:

Lavender

This oil has been found to soothe headaches, fight bug bites and help you relax. Our favorites? The subtle scent of this essential oil can also induce sleepiness while the topical use may reduce itching from insect bites or swelling if applied after a minor injury.

This incredibly popular substance is more than just an ointment for wounds: it’s become one of the most useful substances in your home because not only does its presence give off a pleasing floral fragrance that helps people feel relaxed (and sleepy), but studies have shown that using lavender can help with swelling.

Roman Chamomile

This oil is the perfect solution for anyone who wants to unwind. It features a light, floral scent that will have you feeling at ease in no-time. Not only does this product help with anxiety and stress but it can also be used on your skin as well. With anti-inflammatory properties, eczema treatment capabilities and more.

Rose

Rose oil is widely used in aromatherapy for its sweet, floral scent and calming properties. However, did you know that it can also help with acne? The antioxidant content of rose oil has been found to be capable of treating buildup on the skin while preventing new breakouts from forming through antibacterial effects.

Hyssop

This earthy, herbal and sweet-scented essential oil is a natural remedy that can be used on the skin to help minimize scarring. It also decreases inflammation while providing healing benefits for your entire body.

Ylang Ylang

The soothing and aromatic properties of this flowery oil make it an excellent aid in relaxation. Trusted Source has even suggested that the sweet-spicy scent can promote a boost to self esteem, help fight off pesky bugs like mosquitoes, and provide other beauty benefits such as treatment for combination skin or hair growth promotion.

Vetiver

Vetiver is becoming a popular scent for aromatherapy due to the calming, soothing effects it has. It’s also been found that vetiver boosts skin health and can help heal scars—all while smelling great!

The smoky, sugary scent of vetiver helps you relax by boosting your overall mood and soothes nerves when used in tranquil aromatherapy as well as aid with acne prevention. Vetiver offers one additional benefit: its antioxidant properties promote healthy skin cell growth which may lead to healing wounds faster or preventing scarring altogether

Frankincense

Peeling back the layers of what frankincense may be a recipe for holiday cheer, but it’s also one more reason to love this aromatic herb. It has astringent properties that can prevent oral issues like bad breath, toothaches and cavities which is great during December when everyone is over-indulging with food.

Frankincense also has antiseptic and disinfectant qualities so you don’t have to worry about being around all those germs at work or in public places if there are people coughing near you; as well as improving skin health because studies suggest it helps heal acne scars on your face.