Benefits of Essential Aromatherapy Oils - dummies

Benefits of Essential Aromatherapy Oils

By Kathi Keville

Part of Aromatherapy For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Essential oils enhance both the health and beauty of skin, hair, and nails. Aromatherapy puts these oils to use for their healing benefits for your body and mind. As an added bonus, they smell wonderful when applied to the body!

The following list shows the most important properties found most often in essential oils:

Kill bacterial, viral, and fungal infections Repel bugs
seal wounds Attract a mate
Reduce inflammation Heat the skin in a liniment
Regulate hormones Aid blood circulation and digestion
Tone and moisturize skin Decrease sinus and lung congestion
Stimulate the immune system