The Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential oils are widely used these days not only due to its aroma but also because of proven health benefits. They may seem like an old grandma’s recipe to cure headaches or nausea, however, these oils are gaining popularity all around the world. Essential oils are primarily the extract of certain plant cells or flowers. People suffering from various mental health issues can seek benefits from essential oils. For instance if someone has ADHD, he/she might look for an adult ADD test to get their illness treated. Likewise, they must consider going for natural solutions to enhance their mental health. They are created at a very high cost, but you can also experiment to make your own at home. Some of the common examples of essential oils are lavender oil, almond oil, lime, lemon and orange, frankincense, rosemary, and tea tree oil. Essential oil is not only beneficial for the physical, mental and emotional health of an individual.


Today we will shed some light on some of the benefits of commonly used essential oils.

1. Level of concentration

Essential oils are more concentrated than the other products which are usually manufactured from the same plant. The level of concentration allows the oils to work efficiently whether they are used as a sunscreen or for headache or curing anxiety and depression. These oils are commonly available in the market, but one has to be cautious with respect to their extreme usage. As we say that excess of everything is bad. For example, a drop of peppermint mint essential oil is of the same range as twenty-eight cups of peppermint tea. That is why the essential oils give you more productive results if they are used in small proportions and sometimes with the advice for your doctor.

2. Responsible for healthy hair and brain

It is evident that the abundance of omega-three fatty acids in the linseed oil accounts for the healthy growth of the hair. Almond sweet oil works on the fizziness of the hair and minimizes the split ends. Linseed oil also gives remedial solutions if a person is suffering from hair loss due to scalp eczema.

Studies have also proved that the chemicals in linseed oil work miraculously on the nerve cells which calms a person down for the diseases of tingling and numbness. Moreover, it is also proved that it reduces the growth of cancer cells in the body, relives for Parkinson’s and slows down Alzheimer’s diseases.

3. Positive Effect on Emotional Health

As we all are aware that emotional health is the most important aspect of a person’s life. He would not be able to work or be productive if he is emotionally unstable. Even if you pet a dog, you would practice a keen dog care of it for its better mental and physical health. Along with that, you must not overlook yours. Most of the essential oils account for the positive emotional health of a person. For instance, lavender oil is used to soothe the mind and its aroma gives a relaxing effect on our body. Similarity, Chamomile has an effect on calming the mind during long sleep. Use of lemon oil shows alertness, mental stability and is considered for the treatment of depression as well.

4. Savior for Skin Problems

We all have come across problems like skin dryness, acne scars or stretch marks on our skin. Some people spend thousands of dollars on surgeries and appointments with dermatologists, but all goes in vain after some time. The good news for those people is that the use of essential oils is without any side effects and can be quite useful in curing skin problems. For example, tea tree, peppermint, and juniper are used for acne control, minor irritations on the skin can be cured of lavender and clove oil and last but not the least you can always use ginger, eucalyptus, and frankincense for skin allergies.

5. Relief from Muscle Pain and Nausea

We have seen a lot of advertisements for salons and massage centers claiming to relax our minds and provide solutions for our body pains. the extent of fatigue you may feel due to long traveling maybe if you travel from Brisbane to Sydney can make you get professional massage services.  It is no surprise that these establishments use essential oils on their clients to calm and soothe their body. Examples may include peppermint and eucalyptus is used to relieve the joints and muscle pain whereas frankincense has anti-inflammatory properties which can cure unnecessary swelling in the body.

Ginger, mint, lemon and chamomile oil can be used to minimize the effects of vomiting and nausea.


There are so many uses of essential oils from medical to cooking and external uses on the skin. These oils can only slowdowns the reactions and pain from the diseases. They cannot be used to provide definitive solutions without any medical practitioner’s consultation.