Essential oils are all the rage right now, but it can be hard to know what to do with them. We hear about different uses, but for a beginner, all the information can be overwhelming. Here is a list of possible ways to put your favorite scents to good use and some new trends that are gaining traction.
East Indian sandalwood oil has properties that keep your skin clean and healthy, which is especially great for treating blemishes. Use a couple drops to help clear out your pores and help skin on the spot!
Collect Your Thoughts
It may be no surprise that oils like lavender can help calm the mind. Scents like peppermint can also help to wake you up and refresh you when tired. Lastly, nutmeg oil can to help with focus, memory, and even sad feelings. Use a combination for calming focus during meditation sessions.
Cleanse Your Home
This is probably one of the greatest trends because of the wide versatility. Use citrus oils to enhance whatever cleaner you already have in your house (think orange or grapefruit). You can also make your own cleaner by adding doTERRA oil products with bergamot diluted with some water. Lastly, who doesn’t love a good lemon-scented room? Try using oil to help cut the grease in your kitchen or the grime in your shower.
Rosemary oil, when added to your favorite shampoo, can drastically help improve the appearance of your hair. It can be massaged in the scalp to promote thick and healthy looking hair. Try adding 30-40 drops for the best effect.
No matter what discomfort is from, essential oils are a great option for providing relief. Try some peppermint and eucalyptus for a head tension, or massage some sage with coconut almond oil on abdomen for a soothing sensation. You could even put the oils into an essential oil necklace to help discomfort while still looking stylish.
As you can see, there are many ways to bring your favorite oils into your everyday routine. Whether it’s for dealing with health and beauty issues, or something more simple like having a better natural cleanser, there’s sure to be an essential oil to do the trick.