International Essential Oil Day is celebrated on July 11 every year. This day recognizes and highlights the benefits of essential oils to humanity. This day was founded by Young Living Essential Oils, in honor of Dr. Gary Young, the pioneer of the modern essential oil movement in 2018. This day is an opportunity for everyone to learn about the different essential oils available today and their benefits for all. from U.S. As you celebrate International Essential Oils Day 2022, we at LastLY, have curated a list of 5 different types of essential oils and their benefits. How can you use essential oils to help with smell loss from COVID-19?
1. Lavender Oil
Lavender was used as a cleaning agent in many hospitals before the discovery of antiseptics. It can help with stress, pain, and sleep. Therefore, you can add it to a bath or diffuser as aromatherapy, add it to water to make a room spray or body mist or even make it into a body oil by mixing it with base oil.
Lavender oil (file image)
2. Peppermint Oil
Peppermint oil is known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. It can help relieve headaches, fight fatigue, improve mood, aid digestion and have a good memory.
Peppermint oil (Photo credits: Flickr)
3. Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is good for the skin and can help you get rid of acne and ringworm. To fight acne, take a few drops of tea tree oil on a cotton swab and apply it directly to the acne. In case of ringworm, dilute tea tree oil with a base or carrier oil and apply it to the affected area.
Tea tree oil (Photo credits: Flickr)
4. Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus oil helps clear stuffy noses in the cold season. It can also help relieve pain and fight the herpes simplex virus with its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
Eucalyptus oil (file image)
5. Rosemary Oil
In addition to being added for flavor in various recipes, rosemary oil may also help improve brain function, promote hair growth, reduce pain and stress, and reduce joint inflammation.
Rosemary oil (Photo credits: Flickr)
The most important thing to keep in mind when using essential oils is to use them in very small amounts or better diffuse them in a base oil for best results. Celebrate International Essential Oils Day 2022 by learning about the different essential oils and their benefits.
We wish everyone a Happy International Essential Oil Day 2022!
(This article is written for informational purposes and should not replace medical advice. Please consult your doctor before trying any advice.)
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