Essential Oil Uses for PHYSICAL WELL BEING


  1. Improve sleep:Lavender oil can alleviate insomnia. Sprinkle a few drops on your pillow to help you fall asleep.


  1. Body butter lotion:Mix coconut oil, Shea butter, jojoba oil and essential oils such as ylangylang, lavender, orange for moisturizing body lotion.


  1. Homemade lip balm:Combine coconut oil, beeswax and lavender oil for an amazing healing balm for chapped lips.


  1. Relieve tension:Help to relieve anxiety by using a single drop of lavender oil on your hands, rub together, and cup your hands to your nose and let the smell flood your senses.


  1. Massage therapy:Use a few drops of cedar wood or lavender oil, mixed with an unscented lotion during a relaxation massage.


  1. Immediate relaxation:Apply 2-4 drops of eucalyptus, lavender and peppermint essential oil to your temples for a cooling effect and immediate relaxation.


  1. Detox bath:Mix jasmine oil, epsom salts and sea salt to a warm bath to cleanse and rejuvenate the body.


  1. Sauna therapy:Add two drops of your favourite essential oil into two cups of water in a sauna.


  1. Calm upset child:Help sooth and calm children by adding lavender or chamomile to their stuffed animals.


  1. Foot bath:Add a few drops of lemon or eucalyptus oil to a large bowl of warm water to help soothe the feet.


  1. Improve depression:To boost mood and relieve depression, add rose oil to baths, inhalations and diffusers to improve mood.


  1. Yoga and Pilates:To relax during yoga or meditation, inhale lavender or sandalwood before class. Also, mix clove and citrus essential oil to clean yoga mats.


  1. Mint chocolate cocoa:Add 2-3 drops of peppermint oil to hot cocoa for instant minty chocolate!