An essential oil is a volatile organic compound often derived by steam distillation of plant matter. Aromatherapy—using essential oils for a wide array of healing properties—is fast becoming the alternative healing modality of choice. By getting started with a few simple essential oils like lavender, lemon, peppermint, tea tree oil (melaleuca) and frankincense, you'll be able to balance your moods, treat skin issues, and combat a variety of seasonal ailments that may come your way.
Essential oils have been around for over 5,000 years, throughout many cultures. They can be used in homemade cleaning products, natural beauty products, for relaxation, and as a holistic healing method. Would you like to have a few of the most useful essential oils on hand so you can take charge of your own health? Below you'll find four of the most popular ways to incorporate essential oils in your home health routine.
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