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Essential oils are worth having in your medicine cabinet. They have very active ingredients that support the healing system of your body. I would like you to know that each essential oil has its own unique characteristics and properties. They are easily absorbed by the skin due to their ability to evaporate fast.
Below are the best 10 Essential Oils for Skincare
Lavender is one of the most versatile oils for skincare with soothing and charming properties. I have known it to produce very positive results on all types of skin. You can use this refreshing aromatic oil for treating insect bites, abscesses, boils acne, sunburns, stings and psoriasis due to its natural anti-viral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It also improves the growth of skin cells and creates a balance in the sebum.
2. Roman Chamomile
Having used Roman Chamomile, I believe that it is one of the best types of essential oils that you can use to treat psoriasis, dermatitis, spots and eczema. It has the ability to calm, relax and sooth your nerves sedating you. It is very suitable for delicate skin.
Patchouli is an essential oil that is very effective in treating various skin-related problems due to its therapeutic properties like deodorant, diuretic, antidepressant and astringent. I recommend it for the treatment of eczema, acne, cracked skin and scalp disorders.
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Sandalwood is a wonderful essential oil that is emollient, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and astringent. Even though I have not used it for a long time now, I believe that it is very effective in reducing inflammation and relieving itching. It also prevents scarring and very helpful in fighting wrinkles.
5. Ylang Ylang
Ylang Ylang, also referred to as flower of flowers, is one of my most favorite essential oils. It has a delicate floral scent that keeps you smelling fresh the whole day. Due to its calming action on sebum secretion, you can use it to treat a various skin conditions, especially on irritated, inflamed, congested or oily skin.
6. Tea Tree
Having used Tea Tree, I can say that it is a very active bactericide and disinfectant capable of killing a very broad spectrum of stubborn bacteria as well as fungi such as athlete’s foot, warts and Candida. It is also a mild anesthetic, very soothing to burns and cuts.
Ginger is a highly robust and warming essential oil. I mostly use it for massages, especially when I need to relieve muscle pains such as muscle spasm and muscle cramps. It is very suitable for back sprains as well as back pains.
Extracted from lemon fruit, this essential oil is very fresh and has a very sharp fragrance. It has very strong antimicrobial, anti anemic, antibacterial and antiseptic properties. I find it to be very effective in treating insect bites, herpes, mouth ulcers, acne and getting rid of dead cells.
Neroli is a very calming, rejuvenating and relaxing essential oil with a very sweet floral touch. It has emollient, antiseptic and anti infectious properties, making it very effective in getting rid of stretch marks and repairing damaged capillaries. It can also help you in reducing the emergence varicose veins.
10. Clary Sage
I find Clary Sage to be a very suitable essential oil for treating acne. It has very strong moisturizing properties, enabling it to keep your dry skin hydrated at all times.
The author writes on Skin Care – Problems and Solutions. In the past she has written on causes of skin problems like HGH level changes, environment and its effect on skin, age related skin problems and its effects etc.