6 Most Commonly Used Essential Oils

Essential oils are widely used in aromatherapy to relieve stress, support health, and improve well-being. However, different organic oils also have varying benefits and use. In this article, we will be explaining the six most commonly used essential oils and what they are suitable for:

Lavender Oil

This oil is widely known as a sedative, anti-anxiety, immune-booster, antibacterial, and antiviral. It is one of the most beneficial oil yet the most gentle and versatile one to try. The lavender scent of this oil also makes it the best oil to be set up in your home.

Tea Tree Oil 

The tea tree oil is another anti-inflammatory oil that is said to inhibit cancer growth. It kills bacteria and viruses that cause gingivitis, dandruff, influenza, and even acne. Although the tea tree oil has a strong scent, it is still recommended for curing bacteria and virus-causing body problems. 

Eucalyptus Oil

This oil has a minty and woody aroma that only a selected few appreciate. Its smell is similar to TigerBalm and other camphor-like rubbing ointments. The eucalyptus organic oil is effective in clearing up cough and colds, as well as heal mosquito and insect bites.

Rosemary Oil

The most popular essential oil as a stimulant is the rosemary. Its effect when inhaling is to heighten blood pressure and an increased respiratory and heart rate. It is also beneficial in boosting your immune system when used in aromatherapy regularly. Rosemary is widely used in natural skincare products for smoother and younger-looking skin.

Lemon Oil

You might have encountered lemon oil so many times, but haven’t been introduced to its benefits. The lemon oil, as used in aromatherapy, is a powerful astringent, antiseptic, and antibacterial home remedy. 

Cinnamon Oil

Another popular and widely used oil, yet one of the most exotic and precious essential oils is the cinnamon. It is useful in clearing up colds and can soothe muscle spasms when applied topically. It can also help as a natural preservative to your food and an antimicrobial and antibacterial agent to your body.