Health Benefits of Natural Essential Oils

For thousands of years, essential oils have been revered for their amazing health benefits as well as their tantalizing aromas.

Lucky for you, they are readily available and can be added to many different products such as lotions, soaps, and cleaners.

Double lucky for you, we believe in using high-quality ingredients, and many of our products are infused with these natural ingredients. Read on to see what benefits essential oils add to our products.

 

Bergamot Oil

Bergamot oil comes from the peel of almost ripe Bergamot oranges. It is perfect for cleaning products because of its antiseptic and disinfectant properties. You can find bergamot oil in our dish and hand soap, which will leave your skin feeling really clean and smelling great.

Health Benefits of Bergamot oil

  • Improves circulation
  • Helps lower fevers
  • Speeds up the healing process
  • Helps you relax

 

Eucalyptus oil

Eucalyptus is an earthy, spicy scent made from the dried leaves of the Eucalyptus tree. It has antiseptic and antibacterial properties, making it a great germ killer. That’s why we use it to make our glass and surface cleaner.

If you have had raw chicken on your counters, we have got you covered. The deep cleaning properties and strong fragrance make it great for cleaning bathrooms and toilet seats as well.

Health Benefits of Eucalyptus oil

  • Decongestant
  • Promotes wound healing
  • Helps with aches and pains
  • Boosts mental clarity

 

Lavender essential oil

Lavender is a global phenomenon. It is one of the world’s most popular essential oils, and you can find it in a multitude of products. There are lavender candles, shampoo, soaps, body washes, baby soaps, massage oils, and more.

You can even make lavender cookies! A tube of shortbread dough, rolled over the tiny mauve flowers, will give your cookies a deliciously textured edge. The lavender plant, with its purple blooms waving on their long stems, is simply stunning.

Knowing what a favorite scent lavender is, three of our products come in lavender varieties: wrinkle release, hand soap, and dish soap.

Health benefits of lavender oil

  • Lowers stress
  • Natural bug repellent
  • Pain relief
  • Sleep aid

 

Rosemary essential oil

Rosemary essential oil is an intoxicating essence that smells exactly like the fragrant herb it comes from. Rosemary bushes grow throughout the Mediterranean, and the short spiky leaves are a key ingredient in thousands of European dishes – especially roast lamb and ratatouille. Rosemary infused bread is simply to die for.

The essential oil, extracted from the leaves of the plant, has a lingering scent and is known for removing stubborn odors.  That’s why we chose it when we created our rosemary mint dish and hand soap. Put them both in the kitchen, and it will smell warm and inviting all day long.

Health benefits of rosemary essential oil

  • Relieves pain
  • Helps with respiratory issues
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Good for oral care

 

Lemon essential oil

Lemon essential oil is fantastic for anything that needs to be fresh and clean. It is one of nature’s gifts to humans. It is an antiseptic, a disinfectant, astringent, and it has antifungal and anti-bacterial properties. And it smells utterly delicious! Lemon essential oil tastes delicious too, working well in both sweet and savory dishes.

Lemon trees look beautiful, but it is the unique properties of lemon essential oil that convinced us to use it in our products. You will find lemon essential oil in our Italian lemon oil dish and hand soap.

Health benefits of lemon essential oil

  • Alleviates stress
  • Aids in weight loss
  • Lowers fevers
  • Helps with stomach issues

 

Orange essential oil

Orange essential oil is a crisp, bright scent found in a large variety of products, many of them edible! However, it is also used in the creation of lotions, soaps, and cleaners. Orange essential oil can also be used as a natural insecticide to get rid of any pesky pests.

Because of its antiseptic properties, we chose it for our citrus products, including, Fresh Citrus Scent Wrinkle Release, Citrus Washing Machine Cleaner, Citrus Granite Countertop Rejuvenator, Citrus Stain and Odor Remover, and Citrus Wood Floor Cleaner.

Health Benefits of orange essential oil

  • Helps with depression
  • Gets you in the mood
  • Relaxes you
  • Decreases inflammation

 

No matter what your favorite essential oil is, you are advised to reap their natural benefits. Taking care of anything simply and naturally is a smart choice.

Play around with the essential oils that you like. You could try a DIY and make a body scrub or facial mask that contains your favorite essential oil.

To get more information on all of our products and the essential oils we use in them, please click here.

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