Essential oils have enhanced lives for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. With so many options to keep you healthy, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 essential oils to keep you healthy this holiday season.
OUR TOP 5 ESSENTIAL OIL PICKS
1. Lemon Oil – get a hit of happiness
Researchers have found that those suffering from depression lowered their dose of antidepressants by simply sniffing lemon oil. The scent helps normalize hormone levels.
2. Lavender Oil – calm and soothe
Evidence shows that lavender is the universal essential oil used for a reason. It is one of the safest (never apply without dilution, however), helps induce sleep, decrease pain, and alleviates PMS.
3. Tea Tree Oil – treat the icky, nasty, yucks
The oil that is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antifungal fights off your everyday variety of common colds and illnesses.
4. Peppermint Oil – Give a shot of alertness
Smelling peppermint makes you perkier, gives you energy, and decreases nausea.
5. Eucalyptus Oil – Get rid of the sniffles
The scent reduces stuffy noses and sinus pressure.