Simple scents and what they mean:
Lemon- Energizer, helps disinfect, has natural bleaching qualities. (warm and fruity scent)
Lavender- Stress reliever, promotes peace and relaxation, can be used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and stomach ailments. (sweet and floral scent)
Hyssop- Healing properties for cold and flu, skin improving agent, helps fight against blemishes.
Jasmine- relaxing, soothing properties, aphrodisiac. (heavy, sweet, dreamy scent)
Basil- Helps with concentration, upset stomachs, headache, low appetite, abrasions, sinus, and muscle aches. (sweet and spicy scent)
Chamomile- Helps promote sleep and relaxation, stomach issues, sore throat, burns, inflammatory issues, and more! (sweet, fruity, floral scent)
Sandalwood- Used for incense burning. Promotes relaxation. Helps with dry hair and skin. (sweet, woody, exotic, spicy scent)
Rose- Soothing and calming abilities. Used to treat scurvy and nervousness. (light, sweet, floral scent)
Peppermint- A true energizer. Helps with muscle aches, fatigue, gas, sore throat, digestive issues, stomach ulcers, and nausea. (minty scent)
Eucalyptus- A powerful decongestant. Helps with cold symptoms. Antiseptic qualities, helps with nasal and chest congestion, asthma, sore muscles, cuts and abrasions. (strong, fresh, minty scent)
Ginger- A huge help to treat nausea. (energizing scent)
Nutmeg- Helps with sleep and indigestion.
I have yet to use essential oils, but have heard such good things about them! Here is a website recommended by a friend:
Heritage Essential Oils
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