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Benefits of essential oils: 8 types

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The life force of a plant is in the essential oil. Most essential oils are obtained by distillation or pressing. As a result, the oil is extracted from a certain part of the plant. Aromatherapy can provide support for physical and mental well-being. Essential oils in cleaning products are an effective way to kill mold and viruses because they contain such high concentrations.

1. Lavender Essential Oil

Health benefits: good for skin care, cut and burn care (pure), promotes healing of pimples. Also against muscle pain, indigestion, headaches, migraines. Soothes insect bites.

Benefits for cleaning products: anti-fungal

2. Orange Essential Oil

Health benefits: skin care - for oily and combination skin, acne breakouts. Good for lack of appetite, constipation, slow metabolism, mild antidepressant.

Advantages for cleaning products: degreaser

3. Rosemary Essential Oil

Health benefits: against Astabbing and aching muscle aches, back pain, rheumatism. Improves blood circulation and therefore good for cold hands and feet. Tonic for scalp, works against hair loss and frizz. Medicine for flu and colds.

Advantages for cleaning products: strongly anti-fungal

4. Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Health benefits: respiratory system, colds, flu, bronchitis and chest infections, muscle aches, back pain, skin infections. Advantages for cleaning products: disinfectant

5. Lemon Essential Oil

Health benefits: good for respiratory system, colds, flu, acne, lethargy Advantages for cleaning products: degreaser, disinfectant

6. Peppermint Essential Oil

Health benefits: stimulates digestion, helps with indigestion or irritable bowels. Muscle aches, cramps, cough, sinusitis. Also helps with tension headaches.

Benefits for cleaning products: anti-fungal

7. Rose Essential Oil

Health benefits: helps with postpartum depression, dry or aged skin, eczema, chilblains, helps with insomnia.

8. Scots Pine Essential Oil

Health benefits: Good for respiratory system, colds, flu, Helps to purify the air.

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