Embracing Wisdom

Life, food, wellness and love

Top 5 must-have oils

Leave a comment

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

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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s