Essential oils are the magical keepers of the beneficial properties of certain plants in a very concentrated form. People have learned to extract essential oils by steam distillation or squeezing juice (extraction). Depending on its progenitor, each essential oil has certain qualities.

Properties of natural essential oils:

  • healing
  • tonic
  • stimulating
  • soothing
  • sleeping pills
  • antibacterial
  • insect repellent
  • strengthen the immune system
  • improving mood
  • aphrodisiacs
  • hormones of happiness
  • youth elixirs

To date, essential oils have found wide application. First of all, they have medicinal properties and are components of drugs. They are added to skin care products, nails, hair, soap shampoos, conditioners, creams and balms. They are used in aromolamps and candles. In household chemicals, essential oils also occupy an honorary stage. You will find them in high-quality store products, or you can create your own natural air fresheners, moth products, hair conditioners, stain removers, dishwashing liquids, handmade soap or disinfectants.

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Pros and cons of essential oils

The advantages of essential oils are obvious, this is a natural aroma with not less natural properties. In the era of the struggle for eco products, what could be better. Working with them is not difficult, the main thing is to follow the instructions on the amount of input, as well as following the table of compatibility of essential oils.

The disadvantages of essential oils are in their expensive price, and, perhaps, in the fact that essential oils disappear faster than synthetic fragrances. But with the right combination of oils, this “aromatic time” can be significantly extended.

Recipes of essential oils:

Essential oils against cellulite

Essential oils in soap making

How to combine essential oils