Essential oils for skin
Essential oils are multi-component, natural oils that contain organic substances useful for human health. Essential oils are made from medicinal plants that are widely used for the treatment and prevention of various diseases.
More than 30 different types of essential oils with unique healing properties are used for aromatherapy and phytotherapy. Volatile oils are most often used for topical therapy of skin diseases, but can also be used for inhalation therapy of bronchitis, sore throat and cough.
To get just a few drops of healing oil, a huge number of plants is required. Therefore, price of essential oils for skin, made from medicinal plants is significantly higher than the price of dietary supplements made from the extracts of the same plants.
For phytotherapy and aromatherapy, oils made from one or several plants can be used. Medicinal properties and mechanism of action of essential oils for skin depend on the plants they are made from.
For example, essential oils for skin from clove, eucalyptus and turpentine have anti-inflammatory effect and can reduce musculoskeletal pain, back pain and joint pain in arthritis, strains, bruises and sprains.
Essential oils for reducing skin rash, skin tags, eczemas, fungal infections of the skin, herpes symptoms and dermatitis are made from medicinal plants Melaleuca alternifolia, Evening primrose and Cymbopogon martini.
Topical use of volatile oils for skin rash helps to reduce skin inflammation, relieve sunburn symptoms and accelerate the skin healing in case of cuts. In regular use of essential oils for skin care, skin elasticity can be increased and a healthy complexion is maintained.
Unlike to synthetic creams and ointments, essential oils for skin care do not cause allergic reactions. Therefore, they can be used to care for any skin type, including skin hypersensitive to allergens.
Essential oils for skin do not only provide anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. For instance, healing oils from Olibanum and Rosmarinus officinalis provide calming and relaxing effects. Therefore, they can be used to support the nervous system and improve mental health.
Some types of essential oils for skin (e.g., Salvia sclarea oil) help to reduce menopausal symptoms in women and maintain normal sexual function in men. Other essential oils for skin (e.g., Myrtus communis oil) help to improve sleep, as well as can be used for phytotherapy of insomnia.
The fact that organic essential oils can be useful for maintaining therapy of cancer diseases (including skin cancer) deserves a special attention. Essential oils for skin exert positive effect on the immune system and can help to improve physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of cancer patients.
It should be noted that qualitative essential oils for skin evaporate quickly and leave no greasy stains on clothing. Therefore, they can be applied to the skin at any time of the day, including immediately before leaving home.
Essential oils for skin are absolutely safe for the human body, so they are sold without a prescription. If you decide to buy essential oils for skin care, but do not know which oil to choose, please, ask your questions about the healing volatile oils by email.