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What are some popular aromatherapy oils?

Dr. Pina LoGiudice, LAc, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Some other popular aromatherapy oils are:

  • Rosemary: which has anti-microbial activity.
  • Thyme: also another great anti-microbial and clearing of the sinuses.
  • Clary Sage (salvia sclera): wondering for uplifting mood, especially in times of PMS 
  • Peppermint (menta piperita): one of the oldest herbs especially regarding for its effectiveness in aiding digestion.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Some popular aromatherapy oils include:

• Lavender - A few dabs of lavender oil at the base of your thumb and
  neck, between the eyebrows, or along pressure points in the wrist can
  ease the stress of the day and is helpful during migraine attacks.

• Eucalyptus – Use this oil to help clear nasal passages and airways if you 
  have a cold, flu, or allergies. Add a few drops while taking a hot shower
  or add it to the medicine well of a humidifier.

• Lemongrass - Dilute this essential oil in a spray bottle and use it as a
  natural insect repellent.

• Tea tree - This oil is a popular for its antimicrobial activities. Look for it
  in skin products soaps, and shampoos.


[Note: Lavender and tea tree oils can behave like certain hormones such as estrogen and block the male hormone testosterone, so use them sparingly on children.]
This content originally appeared on doctoroz.com

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