Essential oils have been rising its game since it was discovered. It’s been widely use all over the world and many of us are curious about what essential oils can do for us especially in our daily lives.
I can’t wait for you to be fascinated. Let’s walk you thru what we discovered about its uses.
It boosts your immune system
Essential oils are rich with natural vitamins, amino acids, enzymes and trace minerals. It is much more concentrated than herbs which can lose up to 90% of their nutrients.
It was first used by the Egyptians
We all know that Egyptians were the first civilized people in history. They were known for their knowledge of aromatic oils, ointments, cosmetology and different herbal preparations. They use it to make medicines, incense, fragrances and different spices for daily use. According to history, the Egyptians had access to the distillation method via the Mesopotamians as distillation pots. It was found 3,000 BC ago at Tepe Gawra, an ancient Mesopotamian settlement located in the Mosul region of northwest Iraq.
It can improve depression
Does feeling down and hopelessness overwhelm you in a most disturbing way? If depression is not prevented, your body is exposed to any chronic pain. Good thing, Essential oils can be used in different methods such us diffusion, baths, skin and hair products and the most effective of them all (for relieving) is massage. This can prevent you from the upcoming blues of anxiety and depression.
A good Pain Reliever
Essential oils can be use as antirheumatic, anesthetic, carminative, decongestant, antispasmodic and antidepressant. Some of effective pain relievers are lavender, chamomile, Clary Sage, eucalyptus and peppermint.
It has no side effect
Since essential oils doesn’t have synthetic chemicals such as Paraben, a class of widely used preservatives in cosmetic and pharmaceutical products. This mainly cause different side effects to the body. Essential oils doesn’t have any strange side effects (cause it’s herbal) unless you are allergic to it.
It improves sleep
Mental stress and lack of sleep are behind many of the aches and pains. It is important to us to get proper sleep to be healthy. Aromatherapy is one of the safest and effective way to improve sleep.
It can be used as fragrance
Plants do have their natural smell. They are not just good as scents for perfume but also non-toxic to our bodies.
It doesn’t have unhealthy chemicals
Essential oils are purely extracted from plants or fruits. To make it effective, there’s no need to add any chemicals that can harm our body. 100% organic.
It purifies the air
Essential oils can save your respiratory health. For it has antimicrobial function that filters the air from harmful microorganisms. Unlike chemically made air-fresheners that has Phthalytes, a chemical that causes birth defects, hormonal abnormalities and reproductive problems. And Formaldehyde, which also known as human carcinogen. Essential oils are the safest choice for air freshener.
It’s not just human friendly but it’s also environment friendly. The products that we use now are mostly made of different synthetic chemicals (soaps to beauty products). It means that they are made from hazardous manufacturing. Essential oils are made from greens and processed organically.
It’s an effective remedy for skin diseases
Essential oils are natural medicine that can treat eczema and psoriasis.
It reduces inflammation
Inflammation is the immune system’s first line of defense against injury and infection. When an injury occurs, such as a simple cut on the finger, a set of events takes place within your body that forms a blood clot, fights infection, and begins the healing process. There is no better way of stopping the pain but curing the inflammation, which is “the root cause of all pain.” Essential oils like olive oil has phytonutrients which reduces blood pressure and inflammation of pain and injuries.
It reduces cellulite
Cellulite develops when the fluid inside our body are circulating poorly. Massage and essential oils are great ways to effectively fight cellulite.
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Yenyen is a multipod who is passionate about creative pursuit and wired to honor God through creative lifestyle. She 'sketch' and 'type' a lot for her blog. Every night she never go to sleep without putting "Oleia" on her hands.