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Three Ways to Use Essential Oils

A lot of folks swear by essential oils… Word on the street is that the oils are magical and can heal all sorts of bodily ailments. Essential oils are all-natural medicines that provide powerful, potent remedies. They are known for having antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal properties and for being naturally beneficial in a variety of different ways.

If you are interested in joining the bandwagon, here are a few different ways for you to try out the mighty power of essential oils.

Break out the Diffuser

One way that you can make use of essential oils is by breaking out your diffuser. Put a few drops of whatever oil you would like to use, and then fill up the rest with water. If you struggle to wake up in the morning, try using a lemon scent. If it’s late at night and you are trying to relax, check out the lavender oils. Before you know it, the room will be consumed with the scents and your body will begin to react. Whether you are going for refreshed or relaxed, you and everyone else in the room will instantly reap the benefits of the oils.

Dab a little bit on

If you don’t have a diffuser, do not sweat it. Many people like to put the oils directly onto their skin. They believe that the oils work their magic fastest when they have skin-contact. Try this method out sometime when you need to focus. If you are working on a big work project or studying for an exam, try putting a drop or two of peppermint oils behind your ears or on your wrists. The peppermint will help you concentrate and focus.

Give Yourself a Good rub down

There is nothing worse than that awful moment when you want to be intimate and things just aren’t quite working correctly for you or your partner. Rather than lose hope, get things going…ahem…upwards with a good rub of Goldenrod essential oil. Just rub a little on down there and watch things heat right up. The oil comes from the goldenrod flower and has many benefits, such as calming, improving liver functions, and improving libido.

 

Essential oils can keep you healthy and well while helping you to avoid harmful chemicals. They assist you in energizing your life, ridding yourself of stress and negativity, and finding a radiant peace.
Be careful to do research on essential oils safety. Although they are all natural, they are still strong and potent oils. The oils are not to be used in excess due to their high concentration. Remember that they can cause strong reactions within the body, and should be handled carefully.

If you are interested in learning more, check out this online chart explaining the specific oils best for treating an expansive variety of ailments. They cover everything from head colds to arthritis, as well as other uses, such as to boost energy, fight hangovers and slow down hair loss.

About the author

Emilie Burke

Emilie is a politics-major turned data engineer. She graduated from Princeton University in 2015 and from Smartly with her MBA in 2016. She lives in North Carolina with her college sweetheart Casey who is currently stationed at Fort Bragg. She enjoys eating food, cuddling with her dog, and binge watching HGTV. She blogs at Burke Does. You can find her around the web at @emilielimaburke.

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