The following are the most widely used essential oils:
Rose: Relieves depression, insomnia and nerve problems and is used for facial skin care and also happens to be one of the most valued essential oils in the world.
Lavender: Relieves neck and head aches and is good for treating burns, cuts, eczema and insect bites and putting a few drops on your pillow helps to go to sleep at night.
Eucalyptus: Good for insect bites and as a repellent and for infections, fever, upset stomach, and to help loosen coughs.
Lemon: Revitalizing and uplifting, it improves lymph drainage and cleanses the body, eases anxiety and migraines and is good for focusing and mental clarity.
Oregano: With its powerful anti-microbial properties, it can kill fungus and a cold fast
Clove: Providing anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and antioxidant protection, it is an excellent remedy for toothaches.
Tea Tree: Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-viral, it has a powerful antiseptic action and can be used for treating common ailments such as fungal infections and stimulating the immune system also an excellent aid for cleansing.
Frankincense: A useful oil for respiratory infections, it helps slow down breathing and has a calming effect on emotions.
Peppermint: Used for thousands of years as a digestive aid, this oil is good for treating indigestion and for stimulating the mind and improving clarity and alertness.
Apricot: Known for nourishing skin and therefore can be used as a face cream.
St. John's Wort: The bright red oil from this herb consumed as a tea helps ease depression and is useful in treating skin ailments and scars.
Almond: A natural sunscreen and an excellent moisturizer, especially for eczema and psoriasis, it provides muscle pain relief and can be to coat and therefore promote healthy hair.
Myrrh: A natural anti-septic it can prevent or reduce infections and nourishes the skin and reduces stretch marks.
Rosemary: Due to its ability to naturally thicken hair, it is great added to shampoos but also its aroma improves brain function and memory so great to use when working or studying.
Grapefruit: Weakens anxiety and builds strength against mental disorders and negative thoughts.
Bergamot: An anti-depressant that strengthens optimism and hope.
Cypress: Improves circulation, reduces varicose veins, lifts confidence and can help heal broken bones.
Patchouli: An antidepressant, antiseptic and aphrodisiac, this oil is also an excellent insect repellent.