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TOP 12 HEALING ESSENTIAL OILS

Many holistic practitioners believe that the plant kingdom can harmonize, heal and nourish the animal kingdom. Essential oils have been depended on for natural healing for over 5,000 years. These organic compounds are what many view as, “the pure life-force of plants”. With mindful usage, essential oils can transform your life; mentally, physically and emotionally. According to Dr. Axe, essential oils can be used for:

  • Fighting cold and flu symptoms
  • Relaxing your body and soothing sore muscles
  • Healing skin conditions
  • Alleviating pain
  • Balancing hormones
  • Improving digestion
  • Reducing cellulite and wrinkles
  • Cleansing your home
  • Creating homemade personal care products

100% pure essential oils should not be applied directly onto skin without being diluted with a carrier oil. If no carrier oil is used when applying pure essential oils to the skin, it can cause discomfort and irritation. Some of the carriers oils that can be used with essential oils are: Coconut oil, Jojoba oil, Olive oil, Argan oil, Avocado oil, Grape Seed oil and Sweet Almond oil.

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S Y N E R G Y   B L E N D S – Each essential oil has its unique healing property. However, there is nothing more divine than combining essential oils together to create blends. When specific essential oils come together, they become an even stronger medicine with more benefits.


Calming/Balancing Essential Oils:

Lavender: 

  • Heals burns and wounds
  • Improves sleep and relaxation
  • Reduces anxiety and emotional stress
  • Restores skin complexion and reduces acne
  • slows down aging with powerful antioxidants
  • Improves eczema and psoriasis, and alleviates headaches.

Jasmine:

  • Regulates menstrual cycle
  • Treats eczema and dermatitis
  • Fights depression and insomnia 
  • Antibacterial and antidepressant 
  • Helps eliminate stretch marks and scars
  • Tones the uterus and protects it from diseases

Roman Chamomile:

  • Supports a healthy digestion
  • Eliminates depression
  • Reduces muscle and joint pains
  • Helps with stress and insomnia
  • Reduces both allergies and arthritis 
  • Anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial

Ylang Ylang:

  • Increases libido
  • Balances hormones
  • Strengthens the nervous system
  • Promotes healthy skin and hair
  • Helps with headaches and muscle tension 
  • Reduces depression and encourages relaxation

Frankincense:

  • Boosts immune system
  • Remedy against stress and anxiety 
  • Reduces bronchitis and congestion
  • Promotes peace and relaxation
  • Fades scars and heals wounds
  • Aids digestion and promotes urination

Clary Sage:

  • Alleviates stress and anxiety
  • Helps battle addiction with drugs
  • Tones muscles, skin and hair
  • Boosts self-esteem and fights depression
  • Reduces skin inflammation and heals rashes
  • Cures urinary track, colon and intestine infection

Patchouli:

  • Enhances mood and strengthens hair
  • Stimulates hormones and fights fever
  • Antidepressant and promotes dental health
  • Boosts immune system and reduces depression
  • Treats skin conditions and works as a bug repellent
  • Detoxifies the body and treats sexual issues like impotency 

Uplifting/Energizing Essential Oils:

Peppermint:

  • Natural flu and cold remedy 
  • Improves respiratory system 
  • Soothes muscle and joint pains
  • Opens up sinuses and boosts energy
  • Soothes digestive issues and reduces stomach aches
  • Relieves headaches and improves mental focus

Tea Tree:

  • Relieves cough, cold and congestion
  • Improves respiratory track infections 
  • Natural deodorant and insect repellent 
  • Clears up acne and improves hair/scalp health
  • Heals wounds and fights against fungal infections
  • Stimulates blood circulation and boosts the immune system

Rosemary:

  • Relieves muscle and joint pains
  • Clears ache and releases stress
  • Stimulates blood circulation and relieves pain
  • Reduces cellulite, stretch marks and tones skin
  • Improves memory, learning and healthy hair growth
  • Cures indigestion and strengthens the immune system

Eucalyptus:

  • Clears lungs and reduces inflammation
  • Treats asthma and respiratory problems
  • Quickly heals wounds, cuts and sores
  • Stimulant, disinfectant and antibacterial 
  • Treats lice and soothes the hair and scalp 
  • Stimulates mental activity and reduces stress

Orange:

  • Increases libido and boosts immunity
  • Helps remove excess gas and toxins
  • Relaxes muscular and nervous spasms 
  • Alleviates anxiety, anger and depression
  • Skin cleansing, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory
  • Protects the heart, reduces blood pressure and promotes digestion 

When buying essential oils, it is very important that you know where they come from. Make sure the oils you purchase are 100% vegan and free of any synthetic chemicals. Check out Saje Natural Wellness, where you can purchase 100% natural and vegan essential oils.

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