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Aromatherapy - Essential Oils
Wednesday, 25 February 2009 13:38

Essential Oils

Essential oils can play a big role in home remedies. If you are looking for a natural way to improve both your life and the quality of your home, essential oils might be the best way to achieve this.

Essential oils are typically used in aromatherapy, as a home remedy, and they are sometimes used in massage.

Using Essential Oils:

  • Massage
  • Air freshener
  • Bug repellent
  • Homemade cleaning products

The exact types of oils you get will depend on what you are using them for and also what form you will use them in. Different scents create a different result in the body.

Below is a list of emotions and which essential oils are helpful.


Bergamot, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang


Bergamot, Cedar wood, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli, Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver


Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Cypress, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Orange, Rosemary


Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang

Fatigue, Exhaustion and Burnout:

Basil, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Clary Sage, Cypress, Frankincense, Ginger, Grapefruit, Helichrysum, Jasmine, Lemon, Patchouli, Peppermint, Rosemary


Bergamot, Cedar wood, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lemon, Neroli, Orange, Roman Chamomile Sandalwood, Vetiver

Happiness and Peace:

Bergamot, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Lemon, Neroli, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang


Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli, Roman Chamomile, Sandalwood


Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Roman Chamomile, Rose

Memory and Concentration:

Black Pepper, Cypress, Hyssop, Lemon, Peppermint, Rosemary

Panic and Panic Attacks:

Frankincense, Helichrysum, Lavender, Neroli, Rose


Bergamot, Clary Sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Grapefruit, Jasmine, Lavender, Mandarin, Neroli, Patchouli, Roman Chamomile, Rose, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Ylang Ylang

Safety with Essential Oils:

Like all home remedies it is important to follow all safety rules to ensure your health and well-being.

Aromatherapy uses concentrated liquids that can be dangerous if used incorrectly and can produce some severe consequences. You need to understand the essential oils you are using and how to use them properly and safely. Below is a list of a few safety rules that should be followed.

  • Test the oil for an allergic reaction
  • Dilute oil before applying to skin
  • Keep out of the reach of children
  • Remember essential oils are flammable
  • Never take internally
  • Use the least amount as possible
  • Be careful when using if you have other heath problems

When used correctly essential oils can be a great way to help improve your overall health. Find out more today about how they can be used in home remedies for you.

Last Updated on Thursday, 08 November 2012 13:36
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