23 Jan 2019
Essential oil are natural substances that are derived from different herbs and plants. Though they have become quite a trend now, they have been used for various medicinal purposes since ancient times. Some uses of essential oils date back to the ancient Egyptian, Chinese and Persian civilizations. There are also ancient records on the uses of essential oils in Ayurveda the ancient science of healing found in India.
As the year comes to an end, there will be a rise in the demand of essential oils for many purposes be it for fragrance, body massage, spas and therapies. Let’s know about some essential oils which will boost your festive mood this holiday season.
Clove Essential Oil
Clove essential oil is derived from the famous spice clove or ‘laung’ found predominantly in India. It has been a popular household remedy in India for toothaches as it eases pain and brings down inflammation.Clove oil can be mixed with coconut oil or olive oil and can be applied on skin to cure dryness. If you are suffering from warts or skin bump, then you can apply clove oil to heal it. When inhaled through a diffuser it can help in relaxing and rejuvenating the brain.
Cacao Essential Oil
Cacao is least processed forms of caocao beans. Cacao is derived from cacao plants which are abundantly found in South and Central America. Cacao oil can be mixed with alcohol to make natural perfume or mixed with coconut oil to be used as a massage oil. It can also be used as a remedy to rub on the skin to get rid of wrinkles or blemishes. Cacao oil has aphrodisiac properties thus making it a good choice to make one feel good with and increased libido.
Nutmeg Essential Oil
Nutmeg oil is derived from a tropical evergreen tree. It contains phytochemicals which are good for our health. During ancient times the oil was used for treating digestive problems, headaches and many other ailments. It also prevents bad breath if its few drops mixed with water are used for gargle. It also leads to deep sleep if taken in aroma therapy through a diffuser.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint essential oil is one of the most versatile and helpful. This one is a hybrid oil derived from the peppermint plant, a cross between spearmint and water mint and coming from Europe and North America.Peppermint plant is a mixture of spearmint and water mint plant. It simply is a hybrid oil which is used to treat headaches, digestive issues, muscle pain etc. Add a few drops of peppermint oil in a diffuser and it will help you in activating your brain in the morning.
Festive season is meant for refreshing and energizing the brain during the festive season. It refreshes the entire mind, body and soul. Do use and gift essential oils this holiday season to boost happiness in your life and those of your near and dear ones.