5 Less Known Essential Oils with Amazing Health Benefits
The magical essential oils for good health and stress-free mind are not all known. When you start thinking of them, hardly 5 or 6 names hit in your head. But this broad universe is very rich in terms of essential oils. There are numerous amazing oils which have loads of benefits.
Essential oils are extracted from the natural plants and used in Aromatherapy. To add some new and truly amazing essential oils to your list, I have prepared a fresh list of 5 lesser known essential oils, which are god for pregnant women. It will definitely help you keep counting after very common lavender, chamomile, peppermint and clove oils. Have a look –
You must have eaten Grapefruit but ever heard about an oil extracted from Grapefruit?
Grapefruit (Citrus Pardisi) or Shaddock is extracted from the peel of the fruit through compression. It is one of the most beneficial oils you are not using yet. The immense presence of Vitamin-C makes it special.
It helps the body in flushing out the toxins and waste materials. Along with curing depression and stress, it can improve your heath, respiration, immunity, and appetite.
Ylang-ylang Essential Oil
This exotic breed with a unique name is not the one common oil everyone knows. But some experts refer to it as “Liquid Magic”. The seldom known Ylang-ylang (Cananga Odorata) is found in rain forests of Asia-Pacific islands significantly.
Ylang-ylang is very effective in lowering down the blood pressure and boosting health. It restores the damages and strengthens the nervous system.
It is n amazing soothing oil which can calm you down, reduce stress and anxiety so that you can feel relaxed, which is necessary for the pregnant women.
Bergamot Essential Oil
Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia) is a citrus fruit whose outer layer is used for extracting the oil. It has a pretty pleasing smell makes it a component of many perfumes. It is prepared by cold compression, on the contrary of many other oils.
In Aromatherapy, it is used as an antidepressant, stimulant, antiseptic and pain reliever. It is good for sprains, headaches, muscle aches, stress, and anxiety. Be cautious to go in the Sun until the oil is fully absorbed by the skin (at least 24 hours). The exposure to sunlight may be poisonous. Also, keep the oil in dark and cool place.
Patchouli Essential Oil
In the beginning, Patchouli (Pogostemon Cablin) was used as an insect repellent on clothes and fabrics. When more research was done on its plant, it became one of the most versatile essential oil. This oil is extracted by steam distillation of the leaves of Patchouli.
You can also blend it with other oils for newer flavours.
It is a great aid for improving the mood and detoxifying the body and mind. You can also use it for relaxing and curing the fever.
Mandarin Oranges Essential Oil
Mandarin oranges are the citrus fruit, native of China. The plant, from which the Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata) is extracted, has many health benefits. The fresh peels of the fruit are used in the preparation of oil. It is used as a constituent in soaps, perfumes, cosmetics and beverages due to its aroma.
The detoxification and blood purification are the main task of Mandarin. It helps in relaxing the nervous system too, for bringing the body to a better state. Also, it is used for Aromatherapy as a lever performance enhancer.
Now you have enough essential oils to try a different essence for a few days. So, use them and do not forget to share your experiences with us!