Essential oils play an important role in aromatherapy and general wellness. They can be used as remedies for digestion or discomfort or as stand-alone ingredients in homemade beauty products. Whatever you need them for, there are enough essential oil varieties out there to treat just about every problem.
Today, we’re taking a look at the healing properties of popular essential oils. Read on to learn how to solve 5 common issues with aromatherapy. Soon enough, you’ll be a certified oilbolaryo!
THE FIX: Perpetual night owl? Try using lavender. Its sweet and floral scent will instantly put you in a relaxed state and prepare you for a restful sleep. You can also use blue chamomile, peppermint, or ylang-ylang for the same purpose. Adieu, eyebags!
TRY: Human Nature 100% Lavender Oil, P245
THE FIX: When you’re battling a bad case of the sniffles, inhaling tea tree, eucalyptus, or peppermint brings instant relief. These oils help moisturize and soothe your nasal passage, as well as loosen any mucus buildup. Soon enough, you’ll be able to breathe freely again.
TRY: Lunas Living Oil Sniffles & Sneezes Oil, P400
THE FIX: These days, due to an overload of work or even social media, many people experience anxiety and panic attacks. Wild orange, frankincense, and lavender can help calm nerves and feelings of unease. Just rub your choice of oil over your forehead, behind your neck, or on your pulse points. This is perfect for first-date or pre-job interview jitters!
TRY: Human Nature 100% Orange Oil, P245
THE FIX: That time of the month again? Before you go all-out Godzilla, try inhaling peppermint or lavender. Both of these essentials oils are proven to decrease feelings of stress, balance your hormones, and reduce headaches. Pair that with a bar of chocolate and you’re gold, girl.
TRY: doTERRA Peppermint Touch, P1,190
THE FIX: You know that uncomfortable feeling you get after binge-eating your favorite snack? That’s indigestion. Certain oils, such as ginger, fennel and coriander, are known to aid in digestion. This eases any tummy-related discomfort and helps prevent nausea. Simply rub the oils over your stomach and massage the pain away.
TRY: doTERRA Digestzen Touch, P1,620
So, which one of these oils will you be using? Sound off in the comments, below!
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