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3 Best Essential Oils for Balancing Hormones

3 Best Essential Oils for Balancing Hormones

By Dr. Axe Essential oils continue to amaze me, as they can be used to treat so many health illnesses and improve so many aspects of your health. For the sake of using essential oils for hormones and achieving balance, there are three main essential oils we’re going to cover:clary sage essential oils thyme essential oils sandalwood essential oils1. Clary Sage Oil A 2014 study published in the Journal of Phytotherapy Research found that inhalation of clary sage oil had the ability to reduce cortisol levels by 36% and improved thyroid hormone levels (TSH). The study was done on 22 post-menopausal women in their 50’s, some of which were diagnosed with depression and at the end of The study was done on 22 post-menopausal women in their 50’s,...

7 Essential Oils to Fight Acne

7 Essential Oils to Fight Acne

Millions of people suffer from acne, but with so many different available solutions, finding a remedy that works seems like an impossible task. For that reason, many opt for natural remedies like essential oils because they are easy to find and more effective. 1. Tea Tree Hailed as the top essential oil for treating acne, tea tree is widely used for its antimicrobial and antiseptic properties that cleanse the skin. Although it’s an oil, it’s surprisingly gentle and can prevent acne breakouts.To use, simply wet a clean cotton ball with 2 to 3 drops of tea tree essential oil. Use regularly for better results. If you want, you can also add several drops of this oil to water and place it in a spray bottle. Spritz it...

8 Tips for Choosing The Best Essential Oils

8 Tips for Choosing The Best Essential Oils

What is an essential oil? First, let's define what an essential oil is and how it's made. An essential oil is not an infused herbal oil. This is a very common misconception. Essential oils are the volatile aromatic oils produced by plants. Imagine fresh lemon balm leaves warming in the sun, rubbing rosemary between the palms of your hands, or bringing lavender flowers to your nose for a deep inhalation. Plants create smelly resins and oils to attract pollinators, warn predators, and to protect themselves against disease. The product you buy called "essential oil" is this aromatic substance concentrated through various methods. For example, it takes 60 whole roses to make just one drop of precious essential oil! That's a potent drop of plant material. Essential...