Do you know just how powerful essential oils are? With so many options out how do you know which are the best essential oils? They are versatile and serve many purposes, including creating your own household, skincare and all-natural medicinal products! And, they have been around for a long time – in fact, one of the oils (mentioned on this list) was even referenced in ancient scripture as anti-aging ointment and treatment for kings and queens.
Essential oils are produced from the seeds, rind, or bark of a plant and harness the plant’s natural defense system. VIDA Essentials has a line of 100% pure USDA, certified and therapeutic grade essential oil company that we’re HUGE fans of, and we’ve researched, tested and tried all of their oils and put together a guide to the top essentials you NEED, and why. We call it the “Super Trio,” and it includes Eucalyptus, Lavender, and Frankincense.
Here’s why these oils are the best essential oils you need have in your home, beauty bag, and medicine cabinet.
1. Organic Eucalyptus
(Sourced from its indigenous home of Australia)
Benefits at a glance
- Reduces fever
- Clears airways
- Remedy for colds
- Treats sore, stiff muscles
- Antibacterial for household cleaners
- Treats coughs, bronchitis
- Clears intestinal parasites
- Sooths sinuses
Use eucalyptus to heal wounds faster to solving respiratory problems such as bronchitis, flu, fever, allergies, asthma, and colds. It can also be used as a hair product to treat dandruff or even as aroma therapy by adding 3-4 drops to a boiling water pot and inhaling the vapors to soothe a sore throat or aid as a decongestion.
Another method is to add 8 drops to a warm towel and place on the forehead to reduce a fever or 5-7 drops in a diffuser. It will also clear sinuses. The list extends to treating sore muscles, nerve pain, sprains, wounds, and oral care to prevent cavities
and give a fresh long lasting clean feeling.
2. Organic Lavender
(Sourced from its indigenous home of the foothills of Bulgaria)
Benefits at a glance
- Enhances mood
- Treats anxiety and depression
- Soothes burns, bruises and bites
- Repels insects
- Smooths stretch marks
- Soothes sunburns
- Treats headaches
- Treats insomnia
- Treats acne and blemishes
Lavender is a powerful get gentle antibacterial for your skin, and additionally protects it from irritation. Lavender also helps to align hormone levels that fights anxiety and depression while offering many other benefits that promote beautiful skin and health. Using lavender on your skin topically is antimicrobial which help to prevent infection and destroy fungal disorders.
It also speeds up the healing process and can be used as a bug repellent against moths, mosquitos, and midges. Suffer from insomnia, stress, or anxiety? This can be added to an array of items to bring relief and calmness like lotion, shampoo, conditioner, or laundry detergent. What is different about this oil is that because it is organic and therapeutic grade it is safe to consume in small amounts and can be used for baking. Lavender cookies, anyone?
3. Organic Frankincense
(Sourced from its indigenous home of Ethiopia)
Benefits at a glance
- Blocks free radicals to prevent aging
- Rebuilds cells or youthful skin
- Treats anxiety
- Treats asthma
- Fights fatigue
- Treats menstrual cramps
- Heals scars
- Heals stretch marks and wounds
- Balances emotions and mood
- Strengthens immune system
- Fights cavities and strengthens tooth enamel
Remember the essential oil we mentioned earlier that was referenced in ancient scripture? It was Frankincense! It’s historically considered an oil that ancient Egyptians and Sumerians used this for anti-aging, stomach ailments, skin care and in cosmetics, too.
Frankincense is a wonderful anti-inflammatory with antibacterial and astringent properties that work or different beauty concerns. This oil is great for healing acne and balancing oily skin by fighting off the germ causing acne and while help to heal any wounds caused by it.
Not only does it function to regulate oil production but it rejuvenates and protects skin from sun damage such as aging signs by encouraging new skin growth through the antitoxins in the oil. If bad breath is an issue than use this as a mouth wash to purify and clean your gums and make the enamel stronger. Seeing hair fall out more than usual can be alarming but with a few drops of Frankincense it can be a great treatment for hair loss and stimulation of hair follicles growth.
Within this amazing “Super Trio,” we were astonished by how easy and effective these three oils are in the way they work including diminishing the need to buy items that are not needed to solve existing concerns. Knowing these benefits, I think it is wise to say that when you purchase Vida Essentials, you will get more of a healthy natural life full of wholesome goodness in a bottle.