6 Essential Oils That Replace Lots of Other Products

EUCALYPTUS (EUCALYPTUS RADIATA)

One of the best essential oils for decongesting the airways. A potent antimicrobial, it’s effective against airborne bacteria, such as Staphylococci. Relieves muscular aches & pains.

How to use it: Make an antimicrobial room spray. Combine 40 drops Eucalyptus and half a cup of purified water in a spray bottle. Use during colds, flu and


LEMON (CITRUS LIMON)

A powerful detoxifier & antiseptic. Great for alertness & mental clarity.

How to use it: Minimize irritants and allergy triggers by using natural home cleaning products. 50 drops of Lemon essential oil to a solution of 1/4 cup water – 1/4 cup vinegar makes a wonderful natural surface spray and general home cleaner.


LAVENDER (LAVANDULA ANGUSTIFOLIA)

The mother of all essential oils. One the safest, most versatile oils. Useful for burns, insect bites, headaches, insomnia, pain, inflammation and more.

How to use it: One of the best oils for insomnia. Drop 1-2 drops on your pillow for a better quality sleep.


ROSEMARY (ROSMARINUS OFFICINALIS)

A stimulating mental tonic that has shown to be effective in improving memory. Great for easing muscular aches and tightness, and improving poor circulation.

How to use it: Add a couple of drops of Rosemary essential oil to your loofah or body wash while showering, for a refreshing pick me up.


PEPPERMINT (MENTHA PIPERITA)

Invigorating, cooling, analgesic (releives pain), anti-itch.

How to use it: Soothe and cool itchy, irritated skin with 2 drops of Peppermint essential oil in a tablespoon of aloe vera gel.


TEA TREE (MELALEUCA ALTERNIFOLIA)

Powerful antifungal & antiseptic.

How to use it: Combat fungal nail infections by massaging a blend of 15 drops of Tea Tree essential oil to a tablespoon castor oil into your nail beds.

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