Herbal Remedies

5 Therapeutic Essential Oils

Therapeutic Essential Oils

Essential oils have incredible medicinal and cosmetic properties. The healing property in the body is supported by the essential oils. They are used in small amounts and their potency lasts for five to ten years without getting spoilt. They are generally applied topically and not ingested. Essential oils are natural and not same as fragrance oils. Some of them are diluted with carrier oil that acts as a base to the main ingredient. A few of the carrier oils include sesame oil, coconut oil and sweet almond oil. Essential oils are mixed with carrier oils when they are applied to the skin of children and they should be avoided during the first trimester of pregnancy. Five essential oils that have a very few contraindications and used for various ailments are Lavender, Tea tree oil, Peppermint, Eucalyptus and Roman chamomile. More information on these oils is available at

5 Therapeutic Essential Oils


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