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Medicine is a big industry today. Some people go for strong chemicals where as some go for natural remedies. Another way to treat some of your ailments is to go for aromatherapy.

Aromatherapy has healing properties which is used for sunburns, headaches, tensed muscles, anxiety and also as an antiseptic. Aromatherapy oils are extracted from various plant parts by using steam distillation.

Let’s look into some essential oils used in aromatherapy.

Lavender oil:

It is a sweet smelling oil which is floral in nature and has a herby aroma. It is one of the most versatile oils used in aromatherapy. Lavender oil is therapeutically rich and is used to treat anxiety. Oil of lavender is good for minor burns, insect bites and stings as it is antiseptic in nature. If you have muscle or joint pain use lavender oil. You can enjoy the great scent during the yoga practices.


Think of peppermint and it reminds you of that icy cold touch which is gifted by mother earth. It is a stimulating oil and has soothing effect. Ailments like congestion, digestive problems and head aches can be relieved with peppermint oil. Add peppermint oil with any carrier oil and relive your tired muscles.

Eucalyptus oil:

Your senses gets the right kick start with the eucalyptus oil. A natural antibacterial, anti viral and anti microbial oil can treat almost everything. Get rid of colds, coughs, asthma and congestion by applying eucalyptus oil. If you want to clear your nasal passages add a drop of oil to a bowl of hot water and breathe in the strong aroma.

Lemon oil:

 Lemon oil is known to sway away bad vibes. It increases the mental awareness and increases your concentration levels. For any kind of scrapes and cuts apply lemon oil. For  the right elevated mood just burn this wonderful oil in the oil burner and you will be on cloud number nine!

Tea tree oil:

This oil is known for its astringent properties. It is widely used in the cosmetic world. For any kind of scalp issues use tea tree oil. Minor skin issues can be effectively treated with tea tree oil.

Before purchasing any kind of essential oils be very sure that you buy 100% natural and pure oil. Do not forget to dilute your essential oil with water or any other carrier oil. Always consult a physician for any health concern before using essential oils.

Sandalwood oil:

For keeping your senses calm and focussed use sandal wood oil. This exotic oil when mixed with body lotion hydrates skin.


This is a citrus scented essential oil widely used in colognes and perfumes. It treats anxiety and stress. Always remember to dilute Bergamot oil before applying on skin otherwise it can burn your skin.

Rosemary oil:

This oil is known for rejuvenating your body. It relieves you of stress and head aches. It boosts your memory and give you the right lift. If you want lustrous hair, add few drops of rosemary oil to your oil and shampoo.


Chamomile oil when used in steam therapy relieves stress. The oil is known for its calming effects. It is excellent as a mood booster.

Ylang Ylang oil:

the calming properties of this oil is excellent for skin. It treats oily skin and inflamed skin. Due to its floral fragrance the oil is used in skin care and hair products. Mix this mystic oil with your body lotion and apply before bed time, you will be relaxed and relieved of all stress.

Are you planning an aromatherapy session?

In many places the practitioners of aromatherapy are not specialized. As a consumer you must be aware of the fake centers of aromatherapy. Look for a licensed health professional or therapist who have experience and certification. If you are looking for health benefits first consult your doctor, he may brief you about aromatherapy sessions and details about your health condition.

During any kind of aromatherapy sessions be very cautious and make sure that you do not swallow the oil. Some oils can be dangerous when take in. Children below the age of 5 should not indulge in any kind of aromatherapy sessions. Make sure the oil is away from your eyes and mouth.


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