The Healing Power of Natural Oils
Many of our lives are so busy that we never slow down to think about our health or our bodies until something begins to hurt.
But it is incredibly important that we take the time to take care of our ourselves, so that we can prevent injuries and illness from ever happening in the first place.
Thankfully, there are steps that we can take that do not necessarily mean going to the doctor everyday.
One of these are natural oils. We can use natural oils to help our bodies on the inside and on the outside, many of which have been used for thousands of years.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea Tree Oil has been used for years and years!
It originally comes from Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. It is not one of the oils that you can eat, but it is used in low concentrations in a lot of cosmetics and skin products.
Tea tree oil has been proven to fight head lice, dandruff, acne, skin infections, and even herpes. It helps with dry skin as well when used in soaps and lotions. Other uses have shown that tea tree oil can even help to heal athlete’s foot and other fungal infections of the feet.
Peppermint is one of the most popular natural oils in the world.
It has been used for years to not only freshen the breath, but help fight nausea because it helps to soothe the stomach without any side effects.
The oil form of peppermint can be used to help to reduce the symptoms of PMS, headaches, sore muscles, and even sore throats. This is one of those oils that has so many great healing powers.
If taken in higher doses, it can give you more energy than your espresso in the morning can!
Lavender is one of those oils that has been known to help with so many problems.
It fights germs and has been used in many household cleaning products and air fresheners.
Lavender has many calming effects that help to slow down anxiety, lower blood pressure, and improve sleeping patterns; It even helps with digestion and headaches as well.
Many people buy incense and candles that are lavender to help calm them all times of the day.
Surprisingly, this oil has been used in a lot of bath oils, because it has moisturizing capabilities. Skin feels and looks so much softer and healthier when using sesame oil.
It has a little bit of an SPF factor too, so it can help keep skin safe in the sun. It helps to moisturize the hair as well.
One of the greatest discoveries for sesame oil is that it helps to slow down the growth of cancer cells.
Rose Oil is manufactured in Turkey and Bulgaria and has been used by aromatherapists for hundreds of years.
It helps to balance female hormones, treat PMS, improves the female libido, and helps to calm the side effects of menopause.
There are so many uses for rose oil!
It will also help to improve the look and feel of your skin.
All of these oils have great healing powers and most can be found at any of your natural food markets or Whole Foods type of grocery stores. A lot of them can be taken orally while others are only to be used on the hair and skin.
Make sure to find out the best uses for these oils because some could end up very harmful if taken in the wrong form.
These oils will make you and your body feel better and feel healthier in a natural way.
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