Essential oil or fragrance oil has long been a natural remedy favored by many people and widely applied in life. If you know how to use essential oils for appropriate purposes, you will gain a lot of health benefits.
What is essential oil?
Essential oil or fragrance oil is a concentrated liquid form of volatile substances naturally found in aromatic plants. People consider essential oil to be the living resin of the plant, bringing vitality and the purest energy. They are 50 to 100 times stronger than dried herbs.
Essential oil molecules tend to change rapidly from liquid state to gas at room temperature. Due to this rapid evaporation, essential oils easily approach your olfactory sense in a very direct manner. Therefore, when you open the lid of an essential oil container, you will feel a very strong scent even at certain distance. Most essential oil is transparent, but there are also some with yellow or amber tint such as lemongrass, sweet orange, patchouli, etc.
Since ancient times, essential oil has been used in aromatherapy treatments for body care, mental balance and purify living space.
Benefits of essential oil in life?
There are many essential oils that help balance important hormones such as: Estrogen, progesteron, cortisol, thyroid hormones, testosterone.
Essential oils with geranium, sage, thyme help balance estrogen and progesterone in the body. Thereby helping to ameliorate menopause and perimenopause symptoms.
Essential oils of sandalwood, jasmine help balance tetosterons in both men and women, and support physiological stimulation.
2. Increasing immunity and fight infection
Some of the best essential oils for your immune system: Ginger, oregano, lemon, eucalyptus, frankincense, mint, cinnamon.
Many studies have shown that essential oils have the ability to resist the penetration and development of some pathogens such as: Staphylococcus aureus, Helicobacter pylori, Candida albicans. Nowadays, the antibiotic resistance of bacteria is becoming more and more complicated, so using essential oils as a form of therapy alone or in combination with antibiotics is a safe and effective method.
For example, oregano essential oil contains carvacrol and thymol, two compounds that have antibacterial effects, inhibiting the synthesis and growth of certain types of bacteria.
3. Strengthen the digestive system
There are many essential oils that are able to aid digestion, treat some common conditions such as abdominal pain, indigestion, stomach cramps. At the same time it also helps stimulate digestive enzymes to work more actively, thereby enhancing the absorption of nutrients such as protein, fat, vitamins, etc.
Ginger essential oil helps relieve indigestion, constipation, and stomach ulcers. It also helps to reduce bloating, nausea and upset stomach.
Mint essential oil provides quick relief from the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
In addition, lemongrass, oregano, fennel has the ability to help strengthen the digestive system.
4. Increasing energy
Some essential oils such as mint, grapefruit, lemon, lemongrass, eucalyptus, and rosemary essential oils increase oxygen to the brain to help you feel refreshed, focused and energized, thereby improving performance and mobility.
What are the most common effects of essential oils? The answer is to reduce stress & help relax.
Certain essential oils have effects on reducing stress, reducing anxiety, and creating a sense of peace and relaxation. The most common of these are: lavender essential oil, chamomile, rose, oranges.
6. Improving sleep
There are many studies showing that certain essential oils are considered as saviors to improve sleep. Typically, geranium, jasmine, and sandalwood essential oils reduce symptoms of anxiety, help calm and improve sleep quality.
7. Purifying living space
You can always use essential oils to clean the indoor air, create a unique fragrance according to your preferences & destroy harmful bacteria. There are also many essential oils that repel mosquitoes, insects, and even mice. Some essential oils have effective cleaning effects: lemon essential oil, green tea, orange, lemongrass, ect.
Our desire is not only bring customers a clean and beautiful space, more than that Care Vietnam Joint Stock Company & JD&C Co., Ltd – member of Taisei in Vietnam chooses to distribute KODO essential oil as a solution for improved scent quality of life in the "most natural" way by combining traditional secrets with modern technology to create 100% pure fragrance. Hopefully the above sharing can help you choose the suitable essential oils.
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