Different essential oils act on the body, hair and human skin in their own way. This is due to their chemical structure and reaction when released into the blood. The structure of the molecules is such that they can penetrate deep into the skin and act from the inside, exerting a long-term effect on the essential oils.

Properties and application of essential oils

It is worth noting that along with healing, antiseptic, invigorating, tonic and aphrodisiac properties, essential oils have a number of contraindications, which should not be neglected. Below we consider what effects of essential oil are obtained when exposed to the skin, hair, the effect of essential oils on general well-being and specific contraindications of essential oils.

Table of essential oils

Name of essential oil How does it affect the overall well-being How does it affect the skin How does the hair work Contraindications
Angelika (dagil) stimulates the nervous system, invigorates, is effective against infertility, improves immunity, antidote to the bites of some snakes heals wounds, scars, rejuvenates skin, resolves bruises fights dandruff allergen,do not use cores, exclude pregnant women exclude diabetics do not use when going out in the sun
Star anise antistress, soothes crying and hyperexcitability, is applicable when impotence improves elasticity of loose skin, returns youth reduces hair loss, treat hair follicles do not use cores,  exclude pregnant
Orange improves performance, anti-stress, tones the body enhances the regeneration of skin cells, improves blood flow, creates an anti-cellulite effect, is used for oily skin, tightens pores, as well as for dry Suitable for everyday hair washing, strengthens hairs, gives shine and moisturizes, copes with dry hair allergen, do not apply when going to the sun
Basil gives longevity, flavor of creativity fights puffiness around the eyes, is used as a component in the fight against warts gives shine to hair, strengthens their growth, strengthens, a fighter against loss and brittleness allergen,do not use cores
Benzoic resin a means of driving away evil spirits, sleeping pills, acts pacifyingly, perfectly fixes aromas smoothes wrinkles, nourishes the skin, softens weathered skin, regenerates cells, fights stiffness on the heels, is unique for frostbite, whitens freckles accelerates hair growth
Bergamot fighter against pessimism and aggressive energy for oily skin, tightens pores struggling with high fat hair allergen,  do not apply when going to the sun
Vetiver antistress, soothing scent make skin smooth, fixes tan, shrinks pores prevents split ends of hair
Geranium leads to a romantic mood, energy stimulator used in creams against acne, soothes the skin, works as an antiseptic, suitable for normal skin types, softens dry skin prevents the appearance of split ends of hair, prevents hair loss do not use before bedtime
Grapefruit relieves feelings of irritation, fear, strengthens the nervous system invigorates the complexion, for oily skin, prevents the appearance of acne struggling with high fat hair allergen,  do not apply when going to the sun
Jasmine stabilizer of emotions, joy and self-confidence, suitable for meditation antioxidant, gives the skin shine, suitable for sensitive skin, for dry skin nourishes dry, lifeless hair exclude pregnant
Ylang ylang relieves anxiety, emotional stress, causes sexual desire, attracts love for dry skin, for combination skin, works rejuvenating stimulates growth and fights hair loss, restores the quality of brittle, depleted, prone to hair loss, prevents the appearance of split ends of hair, copes with dry hair allergen,
Ginger anti-viral, used for fatigue, increases sexual activity smoothes the skin struggling with high fat hair allergen,
Hyssop aroma gives warmth and comfort, trains endurance, awakens charm component of anti-callus and warts, with skin rashes, antiallergen against hair loss and dandruff exclude pregnant
Cardamom anti-migraine, soothing and toning, increases sexual desire great tonic, suitable for people with sensitive skin, brightens the skin a little It has a healing effect, promotes hair growth. allergen,
Kayaput acts angioneurological, protects from envious component of remedies for ulcers, dermatitis, non-healing wounds fights dandruff and skin inflammations  
Cedar enhances mental and physical performance, fights nervousness and confusion soothes rashes, eliminates inflammation of the skin, suitable for normal skin, for combination skin stimulates growth and struggles with hair loss, strengthens the hairs, nourishing them, fights against increased oily hair allergen,     exclude pregnant
Cypress supports emotional stability, fights for longevity, works like an oil shield from problems removes visible bright capillary nets on the skin, deodorizes the skin, relieves sweating, is suitable for fading skin, heals the skin stimulates growth and fights hair loss, fights against oily hair exclude pregnant
Coriander removes drowsiness, improves memory, increases sexual activity plastic surgeon among essential oils, without surgery, tightens the contour of the face, neck and chest stimulates growth and fights hair loss  
Cinnamon promotes inspiration, creates an atmosphere of comfort and well-being, stimulates the appetite fights against fungal skin lesions, drying them, is used as an ingredient in the fight against warts, against insect bites and snakes stimulates hair growth, strengthens the bulbs allergen,
Lavender prevents depression, insomnia, overexcitement, aroma of peace suitable for sensitive skin, soothes the skin after burns, has anti-inflammatory properties, applicable to oily skin, tightens pores, as well as for combination skin copes with dry hair exclude pregnant,do not use with iodine-containing drugs
Laurel stimulates the nervous system, mild sedative and sleeping pills, stimulates digestion promotes the resorption of hematomas and scars, heals the skin stimulates hair growth, prevents dandruff allergen, exclude pregnant
Incense returns spent energy, strengthens strength and faith in yourself, a means for meditation for aging skin, combats wrinkles, acting rejuvenating, excellent tonic, has astringent properties stimulates growth and fights hair loss, copes with dry hair  
Lime immunostimulator, eliminates dystonia and stress, improves performance improves skin elasticity, softens dead skin stimulates hair growth allergen,do not apply when going to the sun
Lemon Grass relaxes, fights fatigue, helps to achieve success in life ideal for oily and porous skin, tightens and brightens pores, removes toxins, acts as an anti-cellulite agent reduces greasiness of the head and greasiness of hair allergen,do not use before going out in the sun
Lemon gives a surge of strength and energy, increases concentration, fights depression dries the skin, whitens and smoothes, for fading skin, fights wrinkles, works as an excellent exfoliating agent natural hair brightener, dandruff fighter, gives shine, fights against increased hair oily hair allergen,do not apply when going to the sun do not use before bedtime
Marjoram fights insomnia and stress, infects the thirst for life, with an overdose, can both remove and provoke sexual desire perfectly resolves bruises, stimulates blood flow, increases skin regeneration enriches hair roots with useful properties, especially beneficial effect on brunette hair exclude pregnant
Mandarin provides a good mood, gives a surge of strength, a holiday flavor, promotes digestion refreshes and improves the appearance of the skin copes with dry hair allergen,do not apply when going to the sun
Melissa helps with insomnia, depression, irritability, is indispensable for acclimatization used as an ingredient in lip cosmetics, smoothing skin and giving a natural shine, suitable for dry skin struggling with high fat hair allergen,     exclude pregnant
Mimosa uplifting, hypnotic, relieves depression for oily and sensitive skin, rejuvenates and relieves wrinkles, provides velvety skin color stimulates healthy hair growth  
Myrrh strong bactericidal and sedative, applicable for meditation for aging skin, fights wrinkles, has a cooling effect, promotes healing of wounds copes with dry hair exclude pregnant
Myrtle helps to self-perfect, to achieve everything, suitable for meditation affects the cellular level, for oily and problem skin, antiseptic strengthens the scalp  
Juniper acts soothingly, but at the same time struggles with laziness, strengthens mental activity, develops authority, is relevant for rocking works in anti-cellulite remedies, fights stretch marks and vascular “asterisks”, is used for oily skin, tightens pores, is an excellent tonic fights dandruff eliminate pregnant
do not apply to people with diseased kidneys
Carrot anti-stress, clears the mind, fights against devastation for aging, fading skin, stimulates the sebaceous glands, has a sunscreen effect with a beautiful tan for dry hair, restores the structure and nourishes  
Nutmeg develops intuition, protects against negative external influence, is applicable for meditations for dry skin, for combination skin, for aging skin, fights wrinkles stimulates hair growth, prevents hair loss allergen,     exclude pregnant
Peppermint fights nervous overexcitement, apathy, restores strength invigorates skin, erases fatigue and the result of stuffiness, is used for oily skin, tightens pores stimulates growth and fights hair loss, eliminates oily shine on hair allergen,     exclude pregnant
Nayoli drinking water disinfectant, immunomodulator, antiviral, eliminates fears cures cracks in the corners of the lips, burns, used as an anti-lice component strengthens hair  
Neroli aroma for relaxation and meditation, increases sexual desire, increases the attractiveness of your personality returns youth, removes stretch marks, spider veins, removes scars without a surgeon, suitable for normal skin type, for fading skin, fights wrinkles gives elasticity to hair  
Palm rose acts as a sedative heals and moisturizes the skin, acts bactericidal, restores water balance, ideal for dry skin copes with dry hair  
Patchouli antidepressant, provides a surge of vitality, increases sexual desire combats sagging and sagging skin of the abdomen, chest and thighs, smoothes and nourishes dry, depleted skin, suitable for normal skin types fights dandruff  
the Rose kindles sensuality, success and prosperity, the fragrance of luxury Elixir of youth, moisturizes the skin, relieves fatigue, redness and irritation, suitable for sensitive skin, for dry skin against hair loss, treats hair breakage, dandruff exclude pregnant
Rosemary erases physical and mental fatigue, activates and strengthens the nervous system gives soft and silky skin, fights acne, is applicable for oily skin, tightens pores strengthens and stimulates hair growth, prevents dandruff allergen,    exclude pregnant women, do not use for people with high blood pressure
Pink tree used in sensory mixtures that increase attraction forms a beautiful, even complexion, applicable to dry, problem and sensitive skin, stimulates cell renewal stimulates growth and struggles with hair loss, prevents the appearance of split ends of hair, copes with dry hair  
Chamomile it has a calming effect, against crying and irritability, and depression for dry skin, for sensitive, applicable as an ingredient in insect bites, antiseptic prevents the appearance of split ends of hair, copes with dry hair, is applicable for baldness, can slightly lighten hair color exclude pregnant
Sandalwood antistress, helps to avoid rash actions, aroma for meditation, ignites sexual desire suitable for normal skin type, for dry skin, one of the best oils smoothing [wrinkles, has whitening properties prevents the appearance of split ends of hair, copes with dry hair prevent pregnant women from using before bedtime for people with diseased kidneys
Pine stimulates mental activity, promotes emotional balance, fights aggression and impulsivity, relieves nervous tremors for oily skin, tightens pores, relieves irritation stimulates growth and fights hair loss, fights against oily hair allergen,do not use before bedtime
Thyme stimulator of immunity, eliminates harmful addictions, fights distraction and forgetfulness excellent antiseptic, heals wounds, eliminates pustules, herpes, relieves itching, when applied orally, helps tan the skin, preventing its burning against hair loss, to strengthen the bulbs, restores hair after chemical effects of drugs (dyeing, perm) allergen,    exclude pregnant women, do not use for people with high blood pressure
Caraway tones, restores lost energy, awakens emotions works well with oily skin, resolves hematomas, gives a healthy glow to pale skin prevents dandruff exclude pregnant
Dill causes appetite, relieves stress, stimulates milk production in nursing mothers for dry, sensitive skin, soothing component in shaving products, disinfector nourishes the hair roots, but only slightly exclude pregnant
Fennel strengthens the feeling of confidence, struggles with the feeling of loneliness and fear, increases sensuality, stimulates milk production in nursing mothers returns the correct contour of the body and face, the former elasticity of the skin of the chest, thighs and abdomen, suitable for dry and mature skin, has a rejuvenating effect dandruff and greasy hair  
Citro nella repels insects, eliminates smells of onions, garlic and fish, eliminates noise in the ears, strengthens the immune system, antidepressant combats the disadvantages of oily skin, improves skin texture, restores tone and smoothes wrinkles to restore hair structure allergen, exclude pregnant women, do not apply to people with high blood pressure
Tea tree removes anxiety, fear, powerful stimulator of mental activity, anti stress, fights impotence anti-inflammatory, soothing, used in dermatology as an antiseptic stimulates growth and fights hair loss, antiseptic, fights against oily hair and dandruff allergen
Sage removes insomnia, balances the nervous system, eliminates lactation, aroma for meditation prevents inflammation, reduces pores, tones, natural deodorant, suitable for combination skin, for fading skin, fights wrinkles, for skin prone to inflammation fights against oily hair, prevents complete baldness, relieves dandruff do not mix with alcohol
Eucalyptus increases logical thinking, restores psycho-emotional balance, repels insects has skin regeneration, with anti-inflammatory and herpetic properties, suitable for oily skin, tightens pores fights increased oily hair, eliminates dandruff do not apply to people with high blood pressure
Tarragon (tarragon) antidepressant, invigorates, improves potency, antioxidant heals weeping wounds strengthens hair allergen exclude pregnant and lactating

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