Frankincense is like the “Swiss Army Knife” of essential oils. Used in everything from treating ailments like sore throats, eye diseases, and stomach disorders to toothpaste and deodorants, frankincense is known for its anti-inflammatory, digestive, and disinfectant properties. It is especially useful as a preventative for oral issues like bad breath and toothaches.
Ginger is known throughout the United States as a stomach calmer, but is also used in recipes designed for cleaning. It is mainly known for its laxative and bactericidal properties.
Known as a favorite among kings and queens, lavender is used for everything from perfume to an insect repellant. Its main therapeutic properties are anti-inflammatory, disinfectant, and deodorant. Lavender’s pain relieving properties make it a great ailment for insect bites and bee stings. You can also mix it with aloe to treat sunburns.
Peppermint is famously used as a tactic to ward off spiders in unwanted spaces. However, it is also useful to fight against headaches, migraines, anti-inflammatory, and more. It can also be used as temporary relief for coughs and colds.