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What You Need to Go Along With Your New Aromatherapy Kit

What You Need to Go Along With Your New Aromatherapy Kit

Aromatherapy is an ancient practice that dates back to thousands of years ago. But it has only been recently that its benefits have been studied at length by researchers. Each of the natural essential oils that are used for aromatherapy have different properties, though. So those who want to set up their own aromatherapy kit should get a wide range of natural essential oils to ensure that they have everything they need. A few of the best ones to get started with include:

St. John's Wort

St. John’s Wort is a great affinity to skin care, and the nervous system. It has been shown to be supportive to hormonal mood shifts, and is also effective to soothe muscle soreness.

Chamomile

Natural essential oils that are made from the tiny chamomile flower are so safe that they can even be used on babies. It is also important to remember to dilute the oil down to 0.5% when using on babies. This oil has been shown to be anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, soothing for wounds, and have the ability to calm anxiety.

Eucalyptus

Since the eucalyptus plant only grows in far regions of the world, such as Australia, the Philippines, and New Guinea, it isn't easy to find fresh branches of it in the United States. This oil shows great affinity to our respiratory system and breathing in general. This is great for congestion or a stuffy nose as it serves as a natural disinfectant, and expectorant.

Lavender

Instead of popping a sleep-aid the next time that you are struggling with a bout of insomnia, pull out one of your bottles of lavender oil instead. Among other benefits, lavender oil has been shown to help us rest deeply, restore, and rejuvenate.

Tea Tree

Tea tree oil is becoming very popular due to its many benefits. It is an all-natural disinfectant, as it has . Used topically, it can help soothe skin and kill bacteria.

Overall

If you are wondering what to get when compiling your new aromatherapy kit, we hope these tips and recommendations have helped. Not sure which oil to start with? Consider a specially crafted blend instead! With these, you can’t go wrong.

Disclaimer: The product statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Essential oils or aromatherapy products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Use of this page should not be considered medical advice and cannot replace medical consultation with a qualified health professional. Please consult with a qualified medical professional to address specific health concerns you might have. Pregnant or lactating women and persons with known medical conditions should consult a physician prior to the use of any aromatherapy product. The information contained herein is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.