Frankincense is like the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils. Used in everything from treating ailments like sore throats, eye diseases, and stomach disorders to toothpaste and deodorants, frankincense is known for its anti-inflammatory, digestive, and disinfectant properties. It is especially useful as a preventative for oral issues like bad breath and toothaches.
Ginger is known throughout the United States as a stomach calmer, but is also used in recipes designed for cleaning. It is mainly known for its laxative and bactericidal properties.
Known as a favorite among kings and queens, lavender is used for everything from perfume to an insect repellant. Its main therapeutic properties are anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and deodorant. Lavender’s pain relieving properties make it a great ailment for insect bites and bee stings. You can also mix it with aloe to treat sunburns.
Orange is the powerhouse of essential oils. Great for digestion, stress, and insomnia, its therapeutic properties are anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, and antiseptic.
Peppermint is famously used as a tactic to ward off spiders in unwanted spaces. However, it is also useful to fight against headaches, migraines, anti-inflammatory, and more. It can also be used as temporary relief for coughs and colds.
Arguably the most popular of oils, tea tree is the perfect go-to oil for sunburns, acne, cold sores, and more. Its best therapeutic properties are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and anti-infectious.
The Essential Oil Beginner Set has six of the most popular and versatile oils that you can use to start blending and creating your own recipes! This set includes a 5ml bottle of: Clove, Frankincense, Lavender, Orange, Peppermint, and Tea Tree. Whether you want to create a blend to clean your whole house with Lavender and Peppermint or a blend to keep your face fresh with Tea Tree and Frankincense, this kit will prove to have the oils you need!
This Mother Earth News Essential Oil Starter Kit is the perfect place to start understanding and knowing how to use essential oils. This kit includes the book Essential Oils for Healing, and a 5ml bottle of Peppermint, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, and Lavender. Whether you want to create a blend to keep your house clean or a blend to help with pain, you’ll be able to find a favorite in the 400+ recipes found in Essential Oils for Healing.