What are the best essential oils?

Since aromatherapy is all the rage now - what with the ton of health benefit it has, plus the ah-mazing smells it leaves on you and your home - we decided to make our own list of essential oils you can use. Got any go-to oils we didn’t include? Try suggesting on our list!

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    #1doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil

    doTERRA Lavender Essential Oil

    Lavender is most popular for aromatherapy use since it's believed that its fragrance promotes calmness. Aside from this, it's been used in some cases to treat insomnia, headaches, restlessness, and nervousness.

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    Joy Wang
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "Everybody has a favorite oil and this one has got to be my "take me to the grave but take this oil with me" oil. I've been suffering with anxiety ever since i could remember, and I use aromatherapy to calm myself, and this is my favorite scent. Just a few seconds after smelling this fragrant and I already feel calm, I even suggested this to my other friends. Worth a try!"
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    #2Now Chamomile Essential Oil

    Now Chamomile Essential Oil

    Chamomile oil is best known for its ability to soothe muscle cramps, PMS symptoms, and Inflammation. Its aroma is also said to be relaxing, calming, revitalizing, and has the ability to relieve stress, depression, and anxiety.

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    Barbara Lewis
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "i work in the BPO industry and lemme tell u it's sUPER stressful! Especially with the calls and the customers and all.. so everytime i get home I want everything to be peaceful and quiet so i could relax. I always turn on my diffuser and put a few drops of this oil and the scent makes the whooooole room smell so calming and nice to sleep in! "
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    #3Edens Garden Rosemary Oil

    Edens Garden Rosemary Oil

    According to studies, Rosemary oil can help a person during strenuous mental tasks as it can improve speed and accuracy, and lower fatigue by boosting a person's energy. People who breathe in Rosemary are also left feeling refreshed.

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    Jaime Camacho
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "As someone in college, I've researched a lot of ways to keep my studying habits good and effective. I've stumbled on a research that says breathing in rosemary can help, so i decided to try it and it worked wonders for me! It definitely helped me focus more on my studies and i've been using it ever since!"
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    #4Plant Therapy Jasmine Absolute Oil

    Plant Therapy Jasmine Absolute Oil

    Jasmine oil has been used by people to deal with stress, reduce anxiety, increase alertness by fighting low energy, help with falling asleep, and improve PMS symptoms. In addition, this oil is also known to be an aphrodisiac.

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    Cynthia Stone
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "my anxiety's pretty bad, so i asked a masseuse once what's the best oil that her customers have deemed as calming, and she recommended jasmine oil, so i went home grabbed a bottle from the mall, used it, i got to say it really does feel calming! or maybe its just my mind playing tricks? But definitely made some improvements with my anxiety when i started using this!!"
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    #5doTERRA Bergamot Essential Oil

    doTERRA Bergamot Essential Oil

    An essential oil known for helping lower blood pressure, boost the skin's health, help with digestion and lowering cholesterol, Bergamot Oil is said to have calming and relaxing properties that help in relieving depression and anxiety. 

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    Lin Ma
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "i dilute this oil with water and use it on my skin and it works PERFECTLY! I notice my skin looking healthier since i used to have really dull one! i love it so much!!!!!"
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    #6Vituvri Eucalyptus

    Vituvri Eucalyptus

    Best known to fight against congestion and colds, Eucalyptus essential oil reduces mucus by reaction with mucous membranes when smelled. This oil also relieves headaches and promotes mental clarity, and can also be used as a disinfectant.

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    Paul Graham
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "I use this everytime im in a car ride since i get motion sickness, and it really helps in relieving my headaches. Been my go-to oil ever since!"
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    #7Young Living Clary Sage Oil

    Young Living Clary Sage Oil

    Clary sage is best known for its ability to lower blood pressure and reduce stress. According to studies, it's considered as a natural antidepressant as it reduces cortisol and stress hormones. It can also alleviate menopause symptoms.

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    Anika Rathore
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "I've been putting a few drops of this oil on my diffuser because my mother used to do the same cause she said it helps with stress, and it really does work! Ive been swearing by it with my friends!"
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    #8Plant Therapy Peppermint Oil

    Plant Therapy Peppermint Oil

    Peppermint Oil is famous for its cool feeling due to its menthol properties but this oil is also used to keep feeling refreshed and revitalized. Research shows using peppermint oil can reduce fatigue, and help boost alertness and memory.

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    Andrea Perkins
    Written on May 10, 2019
    "I loveeeee the smell of peppermint cause it's so cool and i feel that it really really really relaxes me so i always use it!"

Summary

Best What are the best essential oils
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1doTERRA Lavender Essential OilOther 16 Paid
2Now Chamomile Essential OilOther 12 Paid
3Edens Garden Rosemary OilOther 6 Paid
4Plant Therapy Jasmine Absolute OilOther 3 Paid
5doTERRA Bergamot Essential OilOther 2 Paid
6Vituvri EucalyptusOther 2 Paid
7Young Living Clary Sage OilOther 1 Paid
8Plant Therapy Peppermint OilOther 1 Paid
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