Peppermint is certainly one of the most commonly used essential oils, has been studied extensively, and has earned its place in the medicine cabinet. Whether it be a bit of indigestion, nausea, or heartburn, peppermint is a powerful remedy and one you want to have readily available.
The essential oil is obtained via steam distillation of flowers and top leaves, with the most sought after oil originating from high altitudes in France. The scent of lavender essential oil can vary greatly depending on the geographic location and altitude from which it was sourced, allowing a unique experience of individual oils based on supplier and location.
Bay laurel essential oil is most commonly known for its benefits to the immune & lymphatic systems. This herbaceous oil can be applied undiluted to lymph nodes, or brushed with a dry brush in order to promote elimination of metabolic waste…
For spiritual and meditative purposes, Boswellia incense or resin can be burned, while the essential oil can be both diffused in the air and applied topically to pulse points, temples, and third eye. Frankincense can be used to relieve anxiety and tension, and displays antidepressant qualities. These benefits can be obtained through topical application of the essential oil, as well as through inhalation.