Essential Oils- There is more to it than just fragrance

You may perceive Essential oils as the oils that are used as diffusers to spread fragrance across or you may know about their use in perfumes; but there is lot more to these oils. Essential oils can do wonders to our health. Lets get into details.

What are Essential oils?

Essential oils can also be referred to as plant oils; these are liquid extracts of the plants that have various health benefits. The fragrance of these oils is much stronger than the plants they are derived from; as cited in Wikipedia an essential oil is "essential" in the sense that it contains the "essence of" the plant's fragrance. It is advisable to not apply essential oils directly to the skin without diluting; only to be applied with carrier oil.

How useful are these?

These stimulating oils can either be used for treating some health ailments or can be great for your skin too. Essential oils are used be cosmetic manufacturing companies to make perfumes or add to the skin care products for fragrance or antioxidants in some beauty care products.

Essential oils get their medicinal properties from plants and are used to treat many health disorders. These are used as alternative medicine also known as aromatherapy.  Aromatherapy is accredited for a holistic healing of the body and the mind by use of aromatic oils.

Some of the benefits essential oils offers are:

  • Stress & anxiety reduction

Living out in stress, have anxiety issues; application of essential oils can ease tress and anxiety and help you mind relax. Oils that you can use to calm your mind are ylang ylang, lavender, rose and chamomile. A few drops of the essential oils are to be mixed with carrier oil and the used as a diffuser or applied on neck.

Kamree Ylang Ylang Essential Oil acts as an anti-depressant and has hypotensive properties the usage of which can help reduce stress and anxiety.

  • Sleep

Insomnia, a sleep disorder that can be related to depression, anxiety; the sedative properties of these oils help your mind relax and calm anxiety. Kamree lavender oil used as a diffuser or smelling the oil can help the mind relax and improve the sleep quality.

  • Immunity booster and fighting infections

The antioxidants in essential oils are considered to be good for fighting infections and taking care of the allergies. Some commonly used oils to be mixed with carrier oil for these are Eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint, and ginger.

  • Dental care

Toothache or gum problems; Eucalyptus oil has medicinal effects which help in fighting cavities, treating gum problems and other dental infections. You can dilute it with carrier oil and apply it for better results.

Kamree Eucalyptus essential oil is a good try for such dental problems; effective against cavities, dental plaque and other dental infections.

It isn’t just about adding fragrance around; it is also about making the essential oils a part of your self care regime with little exposure to chemicals and living a better and healthier life.