These are the initial essential oils you want to keep handy “just in case”.
When you are having “issues” that need assistance in healing your best products are natural ones.
Disclaimer: If after a while you still have “issues” please do seek professional assistance.
You will never hear me say a Doctor is bad, but I honestly believe we use them too much in our society and Doctors issue way to many drugs. I do my best to take care of my issues and when I cannot that is when I seek medical advice.
Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia): calming, reduces anxiety, wound healing, burns, cell regenerative, insect bites. Reduces itchiness, general skin care, great for children, antispasmodic.
Tea Tree Oil (Melaleuca alternifolia): antimicrobial, supports/enhances immune system, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral.
Peppermint (Mentha x piperita): relieves nausea, analgesic for muscular aches and pains, relieves/reduces migraines, energizing, antispasmodic, do not use on children under 30 months of age.
Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile): antispasmodic, menstrual cramps, sedative, relieves anxiety/stress, insomnia, great for children (comforting, soothing), anti-inflammatory.
Eucalyptus globulus: expectorant, decongestant, beneficial for flu/cold season, clearing to the mind, energizing, bronchitis (avoid with children under 2, use Eucalyptus radiata instead).
Eucalyptus radiata: expectorant, this eucalyptus species is indicated for children with respiratory congestion, useful for colds and flu, antiviral.
Geranium (Pelargonium x asperum syn. graveolens): PMS, indicated for hormonal imbalance, antimicrobial, nerve pain.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): indicated for respiratory congestion, bronchitis, colds/flu, expectorant, expands and deepens the breath, energizing, clears the mind, sinus congestion, circulatory stimulant.
Clary sage (Salvia sclarea): antispasmodic relieves menstrual cramps, aphrodisiac, relaxing, relieves anxiety/stress, labor pain management.
Thanks so much to the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy. Make sure you check out their site for a mega amount of information.
I really hope that you have enjoyed this little journey on toxicity and removing it from our lives.
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