My Top 6 Favorite Essential Oils No Home Should Be Without

 

Essential oils are really gaining popularity and I can see why!

They are so versatile and effective
and can provide safer, less toxic options to your everyday living.
I can’t say enough about them.
However, I am finding out you need to go with a brand that you can trust especially when it comes to the quality of the oil you are using.
There are some I do ingest ( see disclaimer below)
and I want to know they are of the utmost purity
without any adulterants and well tested for purity before giving them  to my family and using them myself.
Also, I don’t believe you necessarily  have to pay such high prices to get a good , quality oil either.
Many companies mark their oils way up because they are MLM.
I am happy to say after doing hours of research and looking into multiple different brands of oils I have finally found a few companies that are not MLM and extremely high in quality. In fact I believe they may even surpass some of the more popular highly marked up MLM brands in their quality.
Also their prices seem very fair!!  I have been using them for a long time now and I certainly do  have a lot  of favorites!!  I want to share with you what those are and how I use them 🙂
I think essential oils  are a wonderful option to cut back on the toxins you take daily into your body or home.
Many of these oils have magnificent healing properties when used correctly. Also like I said they are so multi purposeful too 🙂 That is why I love them.  Below is a list of my favorite top 6 essential oils that I have personally really  grown to  love and I am never without them in my home.

1. Frankincense

I use this one in my cancer healing protocol. It shows to be very promising in treating many different kinds of cancer plus I have read many awesome  healing testimonials with people using this to heal alternatively with their cancer. I believe it is one of the reasons I have been doing so well.
Frankincense use  also decreases pain and inflammation (another major cause of disease). It is a great replacement for NSAIDS and Advil. It is great for relieving the symptoms of gout and arthritis too (two highly inflammatory diseases).
It is wonderful at getting rid of moles, skin tags, warts and clearing up  skin issues of any kind and is said to even reverse some skin cancers. It needs to be applied 4-5 times a day to the area of concern. I have  witnessed  first hand this oil healing warts, cysts and moles to where they completely disappear in a matter of weeks.
One of my favorite uses also is its ability to induce feelings of relaxation and how it  helps to balance hormone levels 🙂
It is wonderful to put in your skin care cream as it is very anti- aging.  Not only is it anti-aging but it is also anti-skin cancer.  It smells so good!! Last ,but not least it gives the immune system a boost and helps prevent sickness. Sometimes  I make what I call a flu bomb which consists of 1-2 drops frankincense plus 2 drops lemon oil in an empty gelatin cap. We usually take this 2-3 times a day when things are going around or if someone is sick.
If you want to learn more about frankincense oil,
click here.

Note:
I am only listing a few of the wonderful benefits and uses of each oil here .There are numerous other uses and benefits  but too many to list them all here.

2. Lavender

Lavender is called by many “the swiss pocket knife of oils” and for good reason. It’s uses are powerful and endless.
I love using it for burns in my house . It keeps blisters from forming if applied right away and can help prevent scarring too.
It’s as or more effective than  Benzodiazepines ( conventional drugs used for anxiety)  in my opinion but without all the nasty side effects and  without the dependency these drugs also create. I’ve tried both and Lavender actually worked way better for me. I only need to put 1-2 drops under my tongue ( I only did this with organic high quality oils) when I am  under heavy anxiety and within about 20 minutes or so I am much more calmed and relaxed. I would only take this as needed.
Here are a FEW more popular uses for this wonderful oil:
‌•Put a drop of oil in your hand, rub together , cup hands and inhale or mist your pillow with some lavender oil mixed with water in a spray bottle.This should help you sleep better 🙂 You can also rub a drop or two on the bottoms of your feet.
‌•Put a drop on an insect bite. It can help stop swelling  and itching.
•Great for any kind of skin wounds. It prevents infection and accelerates wound healing. This oil is good for pain reduction too.
•It works wonderful on cold sores.
•Great when making a homemade insect repellent for mosquitoes ,ticks, chiggers, etc…See my recipe for homemade tick repellent here.
•Mix in some coconut oil and slather on a sunburn for quick relief.

3. Peppermint

•Great at relieving symptoms for IBS ( Irritable Bowel Syndrome). Try to avoid trigger foods .  When I have consumed a food that is  bothersome, I would  put a drop (only one) in my mouth before or after eating that problematic food. It definitely helped. It is also great for digestion too.
•Rub a drop on your forehead and /or neck and under your nose with a carrier oil and breathe in for headache and sinus pressure relief.
•Great at freshening breath and killing germs when put into a homemade toothpaste.
•Excellent for stomach flu and nausea  . I put one drop in my mouth only , and take a few activated charcoal tablets and I have never had to vomit when I felt the flu coming on  when it was making its rounds in the house. It eases my tummy and works quick and it’s awesome!! Helpful tip: Also I would take 1-2 activated charcoal tablets each 30-45 minutes until I felt better. It absorbs the poisons and bacteria that are making you sick. However do not take near medications or supplements within one or two hours of ingesting. It can interfere.
•Great for any kind of  muscle pain. I make a pain balm ( that my husband absolutely loves) and this is one of the oils I put in it. It works very well on my husbands herniated disk area and any other areas of discomfort. It is good to go on any area where you need quick pain relief. I will be putting my recipe for my homemade pain balm on in the near future , so….. watch for it 🙂
•Diffuse in a room for improved concentration and focus. Mix with lemon oil in a diffuser  not only for a pleasant smell, but also to  lift your mood.   🙂
•Make your own anti- itch serum. Great for poison ivy or oak or any kind of itchy rash. Just mix a few drops peppermint oil with a few drops lavender oil in a carrier oil such as coconut oil.

 

 

4. Lemon

The oil is extracted from cold pressing the lemon peel or rind not from the fruit.
It is very high in a powerful  cancer fighting antioxidant called D-Limonene.
•A refreshing and invigorating scent for sure. Put 15-20 drops in a spray bottle with water to mist furniture, blankets, sheets and draperies for a fresh , clean scent .
•I put 1-2 drops in my morning green smoothie drink. See recipe here. It tastes great and aids in healing.
•I have this help  detox my  liver and speed metabolism by adding 1-2 drops to my water each morning.
•Makes a great disinfectant and cleaner because of its  antibacterial and anti fungal properties.
•It stimulates white blood cells and boosts the immune system increasing your body’s ability to fight off invaders.  Lemon oil also  supports lymphatic system drainage to aid the body in ridding of toxins.
• I put a few drops in warm water with a little honey to sooth a sore or scratchy throat.
• Helps aid weight loss by speeding up the  metabolism and curbing  the appetite.

5.Tea tree (Melaleuca)

It is a powerful antiseptic and wound cleaner.  Tea Tree is wonderful at treating any kind of skin issues and infections. It can target a wide range of difficult to kill bacteria, viruses and fungus with great success.
•A great antimicrobial
•Wonderful for treating acne and numerous other  different conditions of the skin including eczema and psoriasis.
•Has been documented to have strong anticancer effects right along with Frankincense oil.
•With its many different household uses alone tea tree can easily replace your toxic and chemical laden cleaning supplies .
•A great toothbrush cleaner. (Just soak your toothbrush in a cup of water mixed with 3-4 drops tea tree oil in it to kill all sorts of germs and to keep from reinfecting yourself after an illness). Change weekly to keep your toothbrush fresh and always germ free 🙂
•Great as a natural pest control. Add a few drops to water in a spray bottle to help repel insects or to spray where ants like to go.
•I add a few drops to each load of wash to keep clothes smelling fresh and at the same time it can help  kill mold that can grow in your washing machine.

6. Oregano oil

This is another broad spectrum oil that is truly amazing !! Oregano oil is one of the strongest and most effective natural antibiotics out there. It is powerful stuff!! Also it shines in fighting off many different kinds of stubborn infections . I  especially like that it is anti viral, anti bacterial, , anti parasitical, and anti fungal. Also there are two phytochemicals in oregano oil called carvacrol and thymol both of which are powerful anti microbials. There have even been some reports that it may  kill MRSA . Below I will only list a few of the many benefits of oregano oil.
•Works great for respiratory and sinus infections.
•It exhibits potent cancer fighting effects in the body.
•This herb is full of antioxidants that help to support the immune system.
•Shown to be superior to many antibiotics but without the harmful side effects.
•Great for treating candida (including systemic) and yeast infections when combined with the right diet and plenty of probiotics.
•Excellent for treating toenail fungus. Just put a few drops in a spray bottle of water , shake before each use and lightly mist the area and let it air dry 2-3 times a day.

Caution: I would not use this strong , powerful herb more than 7-10 days in a row without taking a break. I made sure to take plenty of probiotics  after use. I  take only 1-2 drops in an empty gelatin capsule since the oil is very strong and can irritate your mouth and throat. I have taken it this way 2-3 times a day when I am fighting off an illness or infection. Not for young children.

When looking for a good essential oil diffuser you want to make sure it is a cool air mist diffuser so that it does not heat up the oils at all as they are being diffused, as any kind of heat can destroy the therapeutic properties of the oils.
Here’s an excellent, inexpensive one to try here.
Here is the another one in a wood grain here.

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3 Comments

  • All Natural Mosquito/Bug Bite Healing Balm | Wellness Twins May 12, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    […] lavender and tea tree (to learn more about these wonderful oils and their multiple uses , click here) for anything skin related. It works amazingly well especially when applied immediately to the […]

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  • Amy September 4, 2017 at 1:06 am

    Hi sisters!! I’m just getting started using a few essential oils (I’m always late to the party:) and I would LOVE to hear more about using diffusers for night-time use. It’s overwhelming trying to choose. Perhaps an oil diffuser review article to help narrow down the choices? Just an idea! 🙂 God bless!

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