These days there are such a wide variety of essential oils available out there and people are increasingly choosing to scent their homes using burners with essential oils rather than room sprays, that can often be very toxic. Essential oils are also used to ease sleep problems or to relieve symptoms from cold or sinus problems.
We thought we would give you our top 8 essential oils that are must haves for your homes!
Lavender is quite a popular oil and is known for being relaxing and calming. It has many amazing properties and can also be for soothing you when stressed or finding it difficult to get to sleep.
Eucalyptus essential oil is antimicrobial and is a wonderful addition to any homemade cleaning recipe. It’s also used as a medicine and can be diffused in the air for respiratory issues. Such as cold or blocked sinuses.
Lemon is the ultimate natural antiseptic. Not only will it get the gunk off your dishes and surfaces, but if you’ve got a congested chest or chesty throat, it will take care of that as well.
Peppermint can be used to help relieve nausea, increase energy and ease headaches.
Frankincense is quite a pricey oil, but it has many amazing benefits particularly in relation to emotional disorders such as stress or depression and has also known to ease headaches. It is also great added to a bath with lavender and Epsom salts for a super relaxing experience.
6. Tea Tree
Tea tree essential oil is a must have in any home as it has so many multiple purposes and benefits. Its germ-destroying, purifying properties make it a powerful addition to homemade cleaners. And its skin-soothing properties work wonders on rashes and spots.
Oregano is not the most popular when it comes to essential oils to use at home as people are usually unaware of its powerful antibacterial properties. While it might have a bit of strong smell reminding you of a Greek Salad or pizza it’s great at helping your body fight illness.
8. Wild Orange
While you would probably want to use wild orange for its amazing smell alone you’ll be pleased to find that it’s has a lot of great properties. It’s antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, sedative and used for digestive upset.