5 Top Essential Oils Every Home Cannot Live Without

Since I am allergic to so many antibiotics and creams, which is also something that my daughter picked up, I have had to do so much research to get alternatives. I have used these oils for some time and confidently put it to you that they are very effective and safe.

If you have not well vested with essential oils, this is a quick and easy primer. The wise use of these top 5 essential oils provides a fantastic natural alternative to common ailments in a home.

Lavender oil

For me this is the best essential oil  and if you only plan to have one essential oil in your home, let it be this one. Lavender is used for so many different purposes. It can be used for stress reduction and relaxation of the body. I love to place lavender oil on my pillow to combat insomnia and it does wonders

When it comes to therapeutically uses, lavender can used to alleviate

  • Acne – add a few drops to a bottle of witch hazel and combat acne
  • Skin rashes- add a few drops to your Skin moisturizer and see your skin restored
  • Minor burns- put some drops into water and steam inhale to alleviate respiratory infections and sinus issues
  • Headaches- Mix lavender and peppermint oil, rub the oil into your temples and forehead to relieve your headaches

Lemon oil

If life gives your lemons, inhale the scent and you’ll feel a sense of relieve and be more joyful instantly. This happy essential has a myriad of uses to enhance a home, mood and body. It’s great a natural detoxifier.it helps the liver, kidney and bladder conditions.

Lemon essential oil has therapeutically uses such as these;

  • If your add a few drops to shampoo it helps to alleviate dandruff
  • Lemon oil added to a bath can alleviate anxiety
  • A few drops of lemon to a glass of water and gargle can reduce bad breath
  • It acts as an anti-microbial hand sanitizer when blended with aloe gel.

Another great benefit of lemon is that it is great for cleaning around the house. You can create your natural cleaning product.

Eucalyptus oil

This is one of the best essential oil for decongesting the airways. I use it when I cough or have a cold. I put a drop in my palm and make a natural inhaler. It helps sooth the respiratory tract. It can also help with Asthma, bronchitis, chest infections and sinus inflammation. It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral elements.

I use Eucalyptus for my bathrooms instead of bleach and it smells so much better.

Peppermint oil

Peppermint is very essential in reducing natural fevers. Most often a cup of peppermint will upset stomach or nausea. It can also help relieve bronchial congestion and a drop of peppermint into cool water can make a great foot soak to sooth the tired and overheated

Spreading little drops around the wall of the house can deter spiders as they can’t stand the scent. Peppermint is also great for alertness and mental focus which can be a very good alternative to coffee.it is also very good for digestion.

Tea tree oil

Health and beauty fanatics often keep tea tree oil in the house at all times. Thanks to its many benefits, affordability, and easiness to obtain this really is one of the most essential of all the essential oils. The natural antiseptic and antifungal properties of tea tree mean that it works wonderfully as a cleaning and healing agent. Treat bodily problems like sunburn, skin tags, skin infections, acne, and fungal nail issues by rubbing some tea tree oil across the affected area.

Alternatively, if it’s your home and not your health which is in need of a spruce up fill a spray-nozzle bottle with water and a few drops of the oil and you will find that it works excellently as a cleaner of all types of surfaces.

 

 

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