August 2, 2006

A brief profile of a few essential oils

Refer to the post on Essential oils
Lavender oil: Lavender with its delicate aroma is the safest of all essential oils, for it can be applied undiluted on the skin. It promotes cell growth, rejuvenates skin and has a mild sedative power. Besides, it calms and soothes and soothes and is ideal for sensitive skin and also for boils, sores, eczema and fungal skin condition. In case of burns, apply ice on the affected area and then place a drop of lavender oil.

Sandalwood oil: Sandalwood, with its musky fragrance, is suitable for all types of skin and helps clear blemishes, spots and acne. It is used in creams and potions to amplify their staying power and is ideal for treating dry and dehydrated skin.


Fennel oil: Fennel is excellent for increasing blood circulation and it tones mature skin but must be avoided on sensitive skin. “It removes dead cells, thus making the skin soft and smooth.

Ylang ylang oil: The name means “flower of flowers”. It has a rich voluptuous scent reminiscent of jasmine that makes one breathe deeper, arousing the senses and beautifying the skin. For its ability to reduce stress levels it enjoys a reputation as a aphrodisiac.


Rosemary oil: “Rosemary”, in the language or flowers, stands for fidelity in love. This essential oil is a remarkable cleanser and stimulant for the skin. It is antiseptic and antibiotic and can cure skin infection.

Almond oil: Almond oil nourishes the skin, having a high degree of penetration, and enters the bloodstream rapidly by the epidermis. Being anti-inflammatory, it heals cuts and wounds and prevents scaring.

Thyme oil: Thyme is used as a beauty aid and is a superb moisturizer when added to cold cream. It exfoliates, smoothens and softens the skin.




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5 comments:

  1. Anonymous4:35 PM

    Essential oils have various uses, depending on the oil in question. Some of the most common (none of which smell like fecal matter, canine or otherwise):

    Lavender: Headaches
    Chamomile: Sleeplessness, anxiety
    Lemon: Lethargy, depression
    Peppermint: Nausea, sinus problems
    Eucalyptus: Coughs, stuffiness
    Ylang Ylang: Anger

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  2. Satyan4:36 PM

    Lavender oil sprinkled on your pillow helps aid restful sleep.
    You can rub some on your forehead as it will get rid of headaches

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  3. Vinod9:49 AM

    Lavender is one of my favorites. I have some cooling pads which are brilliant for headaches.

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  4. Somanath10:25 AM

    health benefits of lavender essential oil include its ability to treat leucorrhea. It is also effective against insect bites. The oil is also used to repel mosquitoes and moths. You will find many mosquito repellents containing lavender oil as one of the ingredients.

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  5. Anonymous4:08 PM

    Safflower oil is an exceptionally clear, virtually flavorless, colorless oil refined to the highest quality and consistency, ideal for use in cosmetic products. Naturally high in essential fatty acids and vitamin E, the building blocks for healthy skin, Montola is an innovative alternative to mineral oil.

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