The Benefits of Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

The Benefits of Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

I use essential oils for aromatherapy as the way help me release stress, headaches and sometimes to even boost my energy when I’m feeling down. They working perfectly and are a great alternative to synthetic OTC medicine.

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is an ancient healing practice using essential oils and aromas from plants to treat the body, mind, and spirit. Aromatherapy has been used for treating purposes for thousands of years, so there’s no surprise that it’s still being used today.

What is an Essential Oil?

Essential oils are plant oils that can have different effects on the skin. They are often used for their fragrance, skincare and hair care, but it also plays a huge role in aromatherapy and can be used for relaxation, stimulation or balancing of the psyche.

Essential oils can affect the brain and emotions. The physiological benefits depend on the oil chosen. So if you feel like you are lacking confidence, the best oils to help build self esteem are bergamot, orange, grapefruit, jasmine, rosemary and cypress.

Check below for some common remedies and their associated essential oils:


Aromatic lavender, mint, rose, orange, eucalyptus
Stimulating eucalyptus, wintergreen, spearmint, birch leaf
Calming comfrey, chamomile
Healing chamomile, comfrey, aloe, frankincense, lavender, rosewood
Anti-Inflammatory arnica, azulene, aloe, calendula, chamomile, geranium, lavender, jasmine, cinnamon, tea tree

Self Esteem

bergamot, cypress, grapefruit, jasmine, orange, rosemary
Headache peppermint, eucalyptus, sandalwood, rosemary
Sleep Deprived lavender, chamomile, jasmine, benzoin, neroli, rose, sandalwood, sweet marjoram, and ylang ylang
Depressed peppermint, chamomile, lavender, and jasmine
Memory sage, basil, cypress, lemon, peppermint, rosemary
Pain lavender, chamomile, clary sage, juniper, eucalyptus, rosemary, and peppermint
Irritation melissa, myrrh, peppermint,
Stress ylang ylang, grapefruit, chamomile, lavender, frankincense
Fear bergamot, chamomile, cedarwood, frankincense, jasmine, Lavender, neroli, patchouli, rose, sandalwood


When shopping for essential oils for treatment purposes, make sure to search for the therapeutic grade essential oils for the best results.

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