Photo: Orange essential oil is one of the most popular choices for wood polish. Shutterstock.
Lemongrass is extracted from the leaves and stalks of the lemongrass plant. Many people compare it to orange because of its citrus scent that’s used for cooking and aromatherapy. It has antibacterial properties that help aid in skin and blood infections. It’s also known to help prevent gastric ulcers and relieve nausea.
Other people use lemongrass because it helps them control their cholesterol, regulate blood sugar, and acts as a pain reliever. It’s known to help ease tension, anxiety, and headaches. Besides diffusing it in the air, you can also rub it on your skin, such as where you feel any pain.
Cinnamon is an ingredient that’s been used for centuries when it comes to cleaning and polishing furniture and floors around your home. It’s also a great spice that aids in flavoring your food, making it easy and safe to ingest. You can also use the essential oil to rub on your skin or diffuse it into the air.
There are many health benefits of cinnamon, such as improving digestion, stimulating blood circulation, relieving pain, and reducing stress. It can also help to fight off infections and repel insects. Many people turn to cinnamon because it has a great smell that will help freshen up your home and fight against mold and mildew.
There are many health benefits that thyme helps in aiding. For instance, it can help aid symptoms of a yeast infection and antibacterial properties. One clinical study shows that this essential oil can help people in treating bacterial infections, especially staphylococcus strains.
If you’re struggling with the common cold, pneumonia, or often find yourself coughing, you can add thyme essential oil into your diffuser; it should ease your symptoms. Another benefit is that you can add it to your shampoo and condition to aid in any hair loss.
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