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Essential oils are not the be-all end-all of medicines but as nature’s natural medicines, they are a natural alternative for keeping us healthier without the use of chemicals and synthetic ingredients. The twelve essential oils listed in this article can be used either singly or in blended combinations. They may not cure the condition itself but they will assist with one or more of the symptoms.

ESSENTIAL OIL NAMES PROPERTIES COMMON USES
Lavender

(Lavandula angustifolia)

Antiinfectious;

antibacterial;

antiinflammatoy

Cuts, grazes, burns, promotes wound healing, psoriasis, eczema, sunburn, insect bites, headache, migraine, insomnia, rashes, nervous conditions, anxiety, tension.

 

Tea Tree

(Melaleuca alternifolia)

Antiifectious;

antibacterial;

antimicrobial;

antifungal;

antiinflammatory

Rashes, insect bites, nail fungus, ringworm, thrush, head lice, sore throats, boils, bronchial congestion, scabies, ulcers, wounds, cold sores, thrush, acne, bronchitis.

 

Chamomile Roman

Anthemis nobilis)

Antibacterial;

antiinflammatory;

antispasmodic

Pain relief, fevers, skin problems, rashes, eczema, teething pain, muscular spasm, calming, helps nervousness, pain relief, insomnia, constipation.

 

Chamomile German

(Matricaria recutita)

Anti-inflammatory; antispasmodic;

antibacterial

Skin problems, asthma, eczema, arthritis, acne, ulcerations, fever, wound healing, nervousness, digestive complaints.

 

Thyme Linalol

(Thymus vulgaris, type linalol)

Antibacterial;

antiviral;

antiinfectious;

antifungal

All infections; including viral, mucus congestion, colds, flu, muscular pain, arthritis, bronchitis, pneumonia, tuberculosis, thrush, coughs, throat infections, warts, pain relief.

 

Niaouli

(Melaleuca quinquenervia)

Antibacterial;

antiparasitic,

antiinfectionus;

antiviral

Colds, coughs, bronchitis, sinusitis.
Cardamom

(Elettaria cardamomum)

Antispasmodic Indigestion, flatulence, muscular cramps, fatigue, muscular spasms, catarrh, sinus headaches, constipation.

 

Mandarin

(Citrus reticulata)

Antispasmodic Convalescence, digestive problems, nervous tension, irritability, constipation, insomnia, anxiety.

 

Eucalyptus

(Eucalyptus Radiata)

Antiinfectious,

antibacterial,

antiinflammatory

Bronchitis, catarrh, coughs, colds, flu, fever, sinusitis, headaches, asthma, insect bites, rashes, acne.

 

Helichrysum

(Helichrysum angustifolium)

Analgesic,

antibacterial

Bronchitis, analgesic, pain relief, bruising, coughs, arthritis, circulation problems.

 

Petitgrain

(Citrus aurantium)

Antispasmodic Spots, boils, nervousness, insomnia, anxiety, stress, calming.

 

 


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