Health benefits of essential oils

Lifestyle

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
Published July 23, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Reduces stress

Few drops of essential oils such as orange oil help in reducing stress

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Helps in sleep

Lavender oil is useful in aiding people suffering from irregular sleep patterns

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Skin rashes

Lavender oil when diluted with water and applied on skin gives a soothing feeling

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Treats fungal infection

Tea tree oil is useful in treating minor infections as it has antimicrobial properties

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Digestion

Tea tree oil is also helpful in regulating overall digestive health

Healing agent

Essential oils help in minimizing scars

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Anxiety reduction

Rose oil helps in reducing anxiety

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Immune system boost

Chamomile oil is known for this property

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Instant cooling effect

Peppermint oil helps reducing irritation or itching on the skin

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Skin ailments

Basil oil can be used to treat acne problems

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