With Essential Oils, a little goes a long way. This is because they’re concentrated liquid from leaves, stems, flowers, roots, bark, or other plant parts. The great thing about them is that they’re natural, with various benefits and heavenly scents. We understand essential oils can be a bit pricey, so we’ve narrowed it down to a few versatile ones that you can add to those homemade natural recipes.

Lavender

It doesn’t matter how small your ‘essential-oil-shelf’ is; you don’t want to neglect this one. First things first: the beautiful and calming scent. But the benefits of this magical oil don’t stop there; lavender is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-depressant. Whether it’s for sleeping better or getting rid of that stuffy nose, lavender is all you need. One of the significant benefits is what it does for the skin. If you like to make your own homemade face or body lotions, you’re going to want to add a few drops of this oil because it helps with the treatment of acne, eczema, wrinkles and tones and firms the skin. In addition, lavender does wonders for the hair, promoting growth and getting rid of dandruff. From health to beauty, this oil will take care of it.

Frankincense

This oil is so good; it’s considered holy. It’s great for the skin, respiration, relaxing and hormonal balance. It has an earthy and slightly fruity smell with a hint of spice. People also use this oil for headaches, allergies, grief, insecurity, and cancer. It is also a great addition to homemade skin recipes because it helps heal scars and prevent stretch marks.

Tea Tree

This inexpensive but effective oil is antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic and antiviral, especially good for skin infections and irritations. It can be used to cure ailments and diseases. This oil is also great for hair care as it reduces hair loss and dandruff. Tea Tree oil is easy to find and easy to afford, with benefits for your overall health.

If you’re really into your essential oils and want to expand, a few to get you started. Rosemary is used to supporting breathing and is also great for skin and hair. Lemon oil is known for its cleansing qualities for you or around the home. Don’t forget to check out our DIY homemade cleaning recipes. Eucalyptus is also good at helping people with breathing conditions and allergies. Peppermint essential oil is also great for aromatherapy and homemade toothpaste or mouthwash. It’s also great for cream recipes because it adds a pleasant cooling sensation that helps with massaging the muscle.

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