When you are looking for an oil to help with depression, or generally feeling just a bit off, lacking in self-confidence or feeling shy, then consider bergamot oil. It also has superb antiseptic qualities that are useful for skin complaints, such as acne, oily skin conditions, eczema and psoriasis and can also be used on cold sores, chicken pox and wounds. It has a powerful effect on stimulating the liver, stomach and spleen and has a superb antiseptic effect on urinary tract infections and inflammations such as cystitis.
Eucalyptus oil is very helpful when used for ailments of the respiratory tract, muscular aches and pains and in skin care. It has a soothing and calming effect on the whole body and helps with the immune system. The oil is also effective against bacteria, and has a refreshing and stimulating action on the mind, helping to improve concentration.
This oil has a great all-over balancing effect on the mind and this uplifting property also extends to the effect it has on the skin, where it helps to create balance between oily and dry skin. It helps to sort out emotions, where it helps to relieve feelings of stress and anxiety, and also works on the adrenal cortex, which has a balancing effect on the hormone system.
The strong smell is particularly good to ward off mosquitoes and head lice.
This oil helps to boost digestion, benefits the immune system by helping to clear the lymphatic system, helps with skin problems, and can be used for muscle stiffness, water retention and for boosting the nervous system.
Lavender oil is one of the most versatile oils and is handy to have around the house, as it can be used for such a variety of problems. It not only helps with nervous conditions, it is useful for the respiratory tract and skin problems, it also helps with muscle aches and pains and arthritis and rheumatism.
Lemon oil is very helpful to fight against infections, aid the digestive system, soothe headaches, migraines and muscular problems, and to clear greasy skin and hair.
Lemongrass oil is great for revitalizing the body and mind, used as a muscle and skin toner, and to keep the family pet flea and tick free and smelling nice.
Peppermint oil can assist in nervous disorders and is especially effective in stimulating the mind and focusing concentration, for treating the respiratory tract, muscular aches and pains and for some skin problems.
Rosemary oil is effective for mental fatigue, circulation problems, pain relief for the muscular system. It can also help to decongest the respiratory tract and is a skin and hair booster.
Tangerine oil is soothing to the nervous system and has a tonic effect on the digestive system, while helping with flatulence, diarrhea and constipation. It is also useful for increasing circulation and reducing fluid retention.
Tea tree oil is one of the most powerful immune stimulant oils and helps fight infections of all kinds and helps clear the skin.
Ylang Ylang oil is used to assist with problems such as high blood pressure, rapid breathing and heartbeat, and nervous conditions.