Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Essential oils – blessing for mankind!

There is no dearth of essential oils available in the market.  It is just that you need to choose the best according to your needs and usage. Lavender is one of the most sought-after flowers that is preferred by people all over the world. Lavender oil is no less than a blessing of nature.  This particular essential oil has been doing good to mankind in different ways.  There are various advantages that one can enjoy by choosing this oil. They prove to be a blessing for health and skin related ailments. Human body needs lubricants in order to function smoothly. Coupled with so many benefits, this oil can do wonders to your body.  Essential oils have been used for treating various health issues.

Essential oil is used for aromatherapy all over the world.  This oil has innumerable benefits that can help you stay fit and healthy.  It is because of it amazing fragrance that lavender is also used in perfumes. It has to offer various therapeutic advantages. The oil is prepared by extracting it from the flower of lavender known as angustifolia. 

One of the prime reasons for the popularity of this oil is because of the magic that it has to offer. Inhaling 2 to 3 drops of lavender oil can help you get rid of cold and cough and fight against headache.  The oil is also beneficial when it comes to blood circulation. As it has antiseptic qualities, it renders complete respite from insect bites, injuries and burns. Application of this oil can help you manage wrinkles, scarring and stretch marks.

Yet another essential oil that has been gaining popularity is Tea Tree Oil. Since 1970’s this essential oil has been used widely for its powerful antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It is extracted from Tea Tree Plant known as Melaleuca Alternifolia. This essential bears the fragrance of scent. It has a medical scent because of its chemical compounds such as terpinene, cineol, terpineol and pinene.   It is widely used in naturopathic and aromatherapy medicines and for home applications.

Tea Tree Oil is also used for Candida, the infection that leads to yeast growth. It is also used for treating diseases such as chicken pox, eczema, shingles, herpes virus along with their cold virus and blisters.  It is considered equivalent to benzoyl peroxide and is used for curing acne. Using tea tree oil helps in boosting your immune system and also cures wounds.

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