Must-have essential oils and what they can be used for

Plant Therapy Essential Oils

I’ve finally jumped on the essential oil bandwagon. Now that I’ve done my research and have found a company I feel safe and excited about using, it’s time to dig deeper. I was, very recently, a first time buyer so I’m making this post to share some “must have” oils and all of the benefits that come with them!


LavenderThe most used essential oil in the world!

  • Reduces emotional stress
  • Improves sleep
  • Improve brain function
  • Reduces acne
  • Help to heal wounds
  • Improves mood
  • Powerful antioxidants said to slow aging
  • Alleviate headaches
  • Relieves pain


Lemon – Fresh, bright aroma!

  • Nourishes skin
  • Promotes weight loss
  • Natural disinfectant
  • Promotes fat loss
  • Improves digestion
  • Cough relief
  • Relieves nausea
  • Immunity support
  • Improves mood
  • Household cleaner
  • Heals wounds, acne, scars


Cedarwood – Warm and woods-y!

  • Improves focus
  • Anti-inflammatory agents
  • Cures fungal infections
  • Repels bugs
  • Reduces cough
  • Stimulates metabolism
  • Cleans out toxins
  • Regulates menstruation
  • Helps with hair loss
  • Warm deodorizing scent
  • Reduces arthritis pains
  • Fights insomnia


Frankincense – It was gifted to Jesus after all!

  • Reduces negative emotions
  • Boosts immune system
  • Prevents illness
  • Kills germs and bacteria
  • Fights cancer
  • Prevents signs of aging
  • Improves digestion
  • Balances hormones
  • Decreases body aches and pains
  • Mind clarity

tea tree

Tea Tree – The healer!

  • Acne fighter
  • Heals bacterial infections
  • Cures cold sores
  • Helps clear congestion and respiratory infections
  • Heals fungal infections
  • Drives out head lice
  • Household cleaner
  • Drives out bugs
  • Natural deodorant
  • Soothes your scalp
  • Cures cancer
  • Kills mold


Grapefruit – Therapeutic citrus!

  • Weight loss booster
  • Disinfects surfaces
  • Cleanses the body
  • Reduces depression
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Decreases fluid retention
  • Fights off sugar cravings
  • Fights off bacteria
  • Stress buster
  • Air purifier


Orange Sweet – Uplifting, cheerful!

  • Mood booster
  • Improves sexual performance
  • Decreases wrinkles
  • Increases circulation
  • Kills bacteria
  • Fights cancerous tumors
  • Improves complexion
  • Immunity enhancer
  • Kitchen cleaner
  • Reduces inflammation


Eucalyptus (not kid safe) – Medicinal purifier!

  • Cleanses the body of toxins
  • Fights off the cold and flu
  • Hair nourishment
  • Helps with sinus issues and allergies
  • Odor eliminator
  • Cleanses the air
  • Treats respiratory problems


Peppermint (not kid safe) – Livening minty freshness!

  • soothes belly aches
  • Helps with digestive issues
  • Freshens breath
  • Relieves headaches
  • Helps you to focus
  • Clears respiratory track
  • Relaxes tight muscles
  • Boosts energy
  • Reduces hunger
  • Stimulates the scalp
  • Bug repellent
  • Fever reducer
  • Heals acne

Are you just getting started or an oily-pro? If you already love them, what are some of your favorites and favorite uses?

You can click here to see how I got all of the ones I mentioned above for CHEAP!

xxoo Kate

Plant Therapy Essential Oils

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