Apart from having a nice and pleasant aroma, essential oils also offer a lot of benefits that helps in improving the overall health. Apart from helping you to relax and sleep better, it can also improve the skin and digestion process in the body. They are known to provide a healing effect mentally, emotionally as well as physically. They are quiet versatile and can be either directly applied onto the skin or can even be used through a diffuser. Applying essential oil topically would always require carrier oil. It is an oil in which the essential oil can be diluted. After diluting the essential oil in carrier oil, it can then be easily applied to the skin. Carrier oils have the tendency to reduce skin sensitivity and can also increase the absorption through the skin tissues. Some effective carrier oils are of coconut, sesame, almond and even rice bran oil. Here are few amazing benefits of different essential oils that go beyond providing pleasant smell.Enhances Mood
Jasmine essential oil is an overall mood enhancer and can significantly reduce stress. It can either be added to a hot bath or can be used in an oil diffuser. Apart from this, orange and sandalwood essential oils have also been known to promote a feeling of optimism.Helps To Relax
According to various studies, aromatherapy is quite useful in reducing symptoms of stress, depression, and anxiety. Lavender essential oil can stimulate positive signals in your brain which encourages relaxation of the mind.Pain Relief
Certain essential oils have powerful anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce skin irritation and inflammation to a great extent. However, make sure that while applying onto the skin, they are first diluted in carrier oil. Tea tree oil is quite effective in reducing the redness associated with inflammation.Boosts Immunity System
Apart from having anti-inflammatory properties, many essential oils are packed with anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties as well. Clove essential oil is known to prevent the development of certain illnesses and can also boost the immunity system.
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