There are more than 90 essential oils all with unique benefits. Essential oils can aid you in your daily life in many different ways. From soothing your nerves to repelling insects or healing burns, they all have distinctive purposes. With so many options how can you choose? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here are 5 essential oils that should be staples in your household! 

  1. Frankincense:
    • Frankincense helps boost your immune system, and kills harmful germs and bacteria. Add Frankincense to your skincare routine to strengthen, improve tone, elasticity, and defend against bacteria and blemishes. Frankincense can also help reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Our Frankincense comes from Oman, steam distilled from resin that has been harvested from wild growing plants.
  2. Lavender:
    •  Lavender is one of the most versatile essential oils. It has many benefits and can remedy a large number of ailments. The scent of lavender can help you relax, relieve stress and anxiety, and promote good sleep. Topically, lavender can be applied to soothe burnt skin, work as a skin regenerator for cuts, burns, wounds, insect bites, inflammations, and be used to treat eczema and scar tissue. Our Lavender comes from Provence, France and has a slight spicy note.
  3. Lemon:
    • Lemon acts as a mood booster, clearing the mind and bringing fresh energy. So sit back and enjoy the refreshing and rejuvenating scent. Add lemon oil to your skin care routine to remedy oily and inflamed skin. Lemon oil can strengthen capillaries, tighten skin, and reduce water retention in cells. You can also add it into cleaning supplies to aid in smell and decrease bacteria. Our Lemon comes from Italy and is extracted through cold pressing the peels of lemons.  
  4. Tea Tree:
    • If you’re feeling lethargic, confused, indecisive, etc. then it’s time to invest in some tea tree oil. The scent is refreshing and stimulating, and helps to resolve a negative headspace. Tea tree oil can be used topically to treat burns, wounds, insect bites, and fungal infections as well as remedy respiratory infections and treat sinus congestion. Our Tea Tree is derived from the eucalyptus plants of Australia, and are extracted by steam distilling the leaves.
  5. Peppermint:
    • The fresh, sharp scent of minty peppermint can help break through emotional knots, relieve headaches, cramps, and digestive problems.Topically applied, peppermint can help soothe muscle aches and pains, and has antibacterial properties. Our Peppermint is grown in the US, and extracted by steam distilling the flowering herb. 

Check out our first blog post, “5 Simple Ways to Use Essential Oils” for more info on how to use them!