Though medical science does not give much value to essential oils, it is still being used extensively across the globe for many health benefits.
Womens are not an exception to this and many of them using it in everyday life to achive certain health and beauty benefits. As per the medical science essential oils are not exactly ‘Essential’ for health but they do provide certain benefits like calming & tranqulizing effect on mind as well as have anti-fungal, anti-bacterial properties
We have came up with the list of top 10 essential oils that can be useful as home remedies. Most of this oils are used as topical applications but it is better that you should check yourself whether you are allergic to them or not before you use them.
1. Clary Sage
Clary Sage have anti-depressent properties and are helpful to treat mood swings as well as when applied topically over the abdomen it may help to reduce abdominal cramps and relieves pains.
It can be used during the menstrual cycle to get relief from discomfort.
To use Clary Sage as a home remedy you need to add 2 to 3 drops into an epsom salt bath or can apply it over the lower abdomen as a topical agent. But before you apply it on your skin please check the label of the oil bottle to confirm whether it is saf or not.
Health properties of lemon is well known. It provides Vitamin C and helps to detoxify the body.
Lemon is a rich source of antioxidants which is beneficial for healthy skin.
To use it as a home remedy add a drop of lemon essential oil to a glass of warm water or a cup of tea and have it early in the morning. Do not use more than one drop of oil. This drink is helpful for refreshing morning.
Lavender is known to have direct action on human nerves.
It calms down irritation of nerves and works as a tranquilizer and helpful to increase peaceful sleep.
Because of its tranquilizing properties most people apply this oil to the soles before going to bed. If you are the one who loves to take a bath before going to bed then do not forget to add two drops of this oil to your bathtub.
It is known as balancing oil and helps to reduce irritation of skin and gives a soothing effect. It is a natural conditioner to the hairs. Add one drop of geranium oil to your body moisturizer for best results. You can aslo add a drop of oil to your shampoo to keep hair healthy.
Basil is widely used in kitchen for everyday cooking.
It can relax your painful muscles and provide relief from muscular soreness.
Some people also claim that it can helpful to improve memory function.
Add few drops of Basil essential oil to your regular massage oil to relieve muscular soreness.
It is also useful to treat indigestion, constipation and relieve stress.
6. Wild Orange
Wild Orange oil is known to lift mood and work as antidepressant.
It is useful as a sedative and has anti-cancer properties.
Like other essential oils; this can also be added to bath water. It gives a refreshing feeling after a bath.
Oregano is known as a blood purifier and boosts immunity.
It is useful for digestive and respiratory disorders.
This oil can be used aromatically by applying two drops to cotton or can also be added to juice or warm water to get best results.
Before you use it internally please do check with the label of the oil bottle to see if it is safe or not.
8. Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has antibacterial, anti-fungal properties. It is useful for healthy skin and healthy nails.
You can add a few drops to bath water or can also add laundry detergent. It acts as anti-bacterial.
Is used as mood lifter and to treat skin irritation. It work as anti-septic, disinfectant and kills germs and used to treat skin injuries. It can be used with body moisturizer to kill germs. Add a drop to clean water and wash you skin injuries if it is not deep.
Ginger is one of the most used and ancient home remedies that helps to relieve many health disorders. It works as anti-bacterial and helps to improve immunity.
One drop of this oil can be taken internally with a glass of water to aid digestion and boost immunity. It can also be applied to the soles before going to bed.
The health benefits or ideas that are discussed above are not been evaluated or approved by the FDA and do not replace medical advice given by your doctor. Please check the label of every bottle of essential oil to understand how to use it properly and read the safety measures.