Essential Oils — A Miraculous Wonder Of Nature
The world has changed, it has been replaced by the traditional oils to essential oils. What are essential oils? How are they different? What is the difference between them and traditionally used Oils? How did they get so much popular? Let’s look upon everything in detail.
What Are Essential Oils?
They are highly concentrated compounds that are extracted from different parts of the plants like root, stem, leaves, bark, stem, etc. These oils carry the scent and flavor of the plants and hence they are known as the essence of the plant. Essential Oils are chemically processed and hence they are known as chemical volatile aromatic oils. These oils are used for aromatherapy that serves to be the best way of using any kind of essential oil. Each essential oil has properties that are worth-benefitting and worth-experiencing for skin, hair and health care.
Let’s focus on the various benefits of these oils.
What Are The Benefits Of Essential Oils?
Skin, Hair, And Nail Care
For Skin: These oils consist of various properties such as they are antimicrobial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidants, anti-aging, anesthetic and antiseptic that are useful for the skin to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, acne, pimples, scars, bruises and gives it a calm and soothing effect. It helps to soften the skin and making it light and radiant. It helps to heal the cuts and wounds and also used as an insect repellent.
For Hair: It helps to nourish the scalp from within and deducts the formation of dandruff and lice. It triggers hair growth and provides long, healthy, thick and shiny hair that every woman wants to have. This oil is best for the people having a bald head and no beard growth. It also helps to promote hair growth of eyebrows and eyelashes.
For Nails: The oils help to cut off the half broken and brittle nails and provides nourishment to the cuticles and the skin area around it. It improves the overall texture and structure of the nails.
Boosts Immune System And Fights Infections
Some essential oils are having such antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties that help to stimulate the immune system and fight against infections. The best oils for this are Myrrh, lemon, ginger, oregano, peppermint, eucalyptus, etc. These oils contain such chemical substances that are helpful to fight against viruses.
Treats Sleep And Insomnia
Oils like lavender essential oil and lemon essential oil have a calming and light fragrance that helps you to feel refreshed and relaxed. And once you feel so, you have a very nice ‘goodnight sleep’. The properties of these oils also help to reduce stress and pain in the joints and head. It helps to promote restful sleep.
Reduces Emotional Stress And Anxiety
They also have stress relieving properties. It is been found that the aromatherapy that uses essential oils have positive effects on the mood, stress, and depression of the people.
Headaches And Migraines
These oils help to relax muscles and nerves causing pain. The scent of the oil rejuvenates and refreshes the mood. It is found that these essential oils even curb the problems related to stomach. The depression and stress levels are reduced and a soothing effect to your migraines and headaches is allowed.
Healthy Way To Use These Oils!!!
There are many methods of using essential oils but diffusion or inhaling the scent of the oil is the best and safest option to be chosen. Methods like directly ingesting the oil and direct application may have some adverse effects on the skin and hence there are proper measures and safety precautions that should be learned before using any oil.
So, make essential oil a part and parcel of your life to get the maximum benefits to your health and beauty.