Know the 19 Essential Oils and Their Benefits

Perhaps you already know the benefits of essential oils, which among other things can create a more relaxed feeling, even to cure various kinds of diseases.

To learn more about the benefits of essential oils, Nirmala Minawala, an aromatherapy specialist, describes 19 types of essential oils and their benefits for the body.

1. Sweet Basil (Ocimum basillicum)

Basil is believed to help treat both mental and physical fatigue. Basil can also increase awareness and concentration.

2. Basil Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)

Tulsi basil handy to sharpen memory. The essential oil is also used to dilute the phlegm and treat colds.

3. Neem (Azadirachta indical)

Besides useful for treating colds, neem can prevent hair loss and stimulate growth.

4. Neroli (Citrus aurantium)

Neroli can soothe anxiety and relieve symptoms of depression.

5. Orange (Citrus aurantium)

The aroma of sweet orange can provide a cheerful atmosphere.

6. Patchouli (Pogostemon patchouli)

Patchouli effective as anti-inflammatory and helps relieve the symptoms of eczema, dermatitis, acne, and other skin problems.

7. Peppermint (Mentha piperita)

Useful to relieve migraine symptoms.

8. Rose (Rose damascena)

Rose has a scent that can be calming. The aroma is often preferred by women.

9. Rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis)

It has a fresh scent that can evoke passion.

10. Rosewood (Aniba roseodora)

Rosewood scent can be an aphrodisiac and antidepressant.

11. Saffron (Crocus sativus)

Helps strengthen and treat gastric function. It can also serve as a good stimulant and increases libido.

12. Tuberose flower (Polianthes tuberosa)

This oil is effective in treating impotence or frigidity.

13. Ylang (Cananga odorata)

It has a scent like jasmine and very exotic. Useful as an antidepressant and an aphrodisiac. Useful lower blood pressure and stabilize mood.

14. Jasmine (Jasminum sambac)

Useful to relieve stress and depression, but it can be a good aphrodisiac.

15. Serai

Serai is useful for treating infections and fever. Used to eliminate jet lag and fatigue.

16. Tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia)

Tea tree so many benefits, such as anti-fungal, anti-viral and antibacterial.

17. Chamomile

Good for skin irritation, cell growth, dry skin, itching, and acne.

18. Cinnamon

Useful to relieve pain and improve memory.

19. Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

Good for respiratory problem. Can make the muscles relax and refresh the mind. But make sure you keep this oil out of the reach of children.