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Top 5 must-have oils

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There are so many choices when it comes to essential oils and choosing just five is not easy.  Here are my top five choices:

1. Peppermint–cooling and invigorating

  • headache relief
  • fever reducer
  • cooling
  • focus, alertness
  • respiratory support
  • great pick me up

2. Lavender–calming

  • sleep support
  • skin irritations
  • anxiety
  • insect bites
  • allergies
  • natural histamine
  • soothing

3.  Lemon–Bright and fresh

  • household cleaning
  • internal detox
  • mood uplifter
  • soothes sore throats
  • congestion
  • freshen laundry

4.  Frankincense–the king of all oils

  • improves immune function
  • stress reliever
  • mood enhancing
  • great for aging skin

5. Melaleuca–tea tree oil for skin

  • anti-septic
  • burns, cuts, acne
  • influenza, colds, sore throats
  • teeth, gums, oral care
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Author: embracingspirit

I am a yogi, mom, advocate, optimist, dog walker, and lover of trees. While I am raising a girl with autism and two typical boys, I am on a journey of self-discovery. I share Yoga with people living with traumatic brain injuries and other disabilities.

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