The Many Uses of Lavender, Melaleuca (Tea Tree), Peppermint, and Lemon Essential Oils

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Lavender Essential Oil:

  • Calms the mind
  • Helps insomnia
  • Reduces or eliminates eczema/dermatitis
  • Cleans and disinfects cuts
  • Stops bleeding in cuts
  • Decreases pain, redness, and swelling with minor burns
  • Stops itching and reduces swelling with bee stings and insect bites
  • Alleviates motion sickness/nausea
  • Moisturizes dry/chapped skin/lips
  • Relieves sunburns
  • Alleviates symptoms of hay fever
  • Reduces or eliminates dandruff
  • Heals cold sores

Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil:

  • Fights colds and cough due to it’s antiviral qualities
  • Heals cold sores
  • Kills head lice
  • Fights acne
  • Heals athlete’s foot
  • Eliminates ring worm
  • Heals warts
  • Decreases or eliminates dandruff
  • Cures toenail fungus
  • Kills bedbugs and mites
  • Disinfects toilet seats, hands, faucets, handles, etc.
  • Removes mold
  • Treats ear infections
  • Treats sinus infections

Lemon Essential Oil:

  • Clean bathroom, kitchen, etc.
  • Prolongs life of fresh fruit
  • Heals corns and warts
  • Spot cleans: removes grease, crayon marks, gum, etc.
  • Freshens air
  • Kills germs and disinfects
  • Improves mental accuracy and concentration
  • Lifts mood
  • Energizes and rejuvenates
  • Improves circulation and relieves pressure in varicose veins
  • Treats acne

Peppermint Essential Oil:

  • Opens airways to ease breathing
  • Relieves indigestion/diarrhea
  • Relieves heartburn
  • Relieves motion sickness/nausea
  • Relieves itchy skin including poison ivy
  • Stops hiccups
  • Relieves headaches
  • Increases alertness/concentration
  • Relieves congestion
  • Relieves pain of bruised skin
  • Reduces fever

*Some information obtained from http://www.mindbodygreen.com and http://www.doterra.com

Need I say more?  The benefits of these oils are astronomical!  Head on over to my doTerra essential oil page to learn more about certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils here: Shop Essential Oils

 

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