Here is a list of different essential oils that are used in bath and body recipes. You need to choose oils that are right for your body and ailment and skin type.
What you needChoose an essential oil that suits your skin requirements. You can always substitute you essential oil ingredients for ones that are more suitable, more affordable or simply to one that you may already have.
Lavender Essential Oil – Headaches, stress, insomnia, minor burns, skin rashes, lowers blood pressure. Calmative. Basil Essential Oil- Anti bacterial, headaches, mental alertness, fatigue, stress, Period pains (Blends well with lemon and fennel).
Lemon Essential Oil – Cellulite, oily skin, anti bacterial, asthma and other respiratory complaints.
Patchouli Essential Oil – Tightens pores, combats wrinkles, Mobilizes cellulite, stress reliever, insomnia, relaxant, acne, eczema, psoriasis, sores and minor burns (Blends well with lavender and sandalwood).
Sandalwood Essential Oil – Calms the mind and spirit, oily skin, soothes irritated skin, and is an aphrodisiac for men. (Blends well with lavender and sandalwood).
Spearmint Essential Oil – Soothes the skin, calmative, and settles upset tummies.
Lemon Grass Essential Oil – Skin toner, oily skin, fatigue, muscle aches and gastric infections-(Blends well with tea tree and lavender).
Tea Tree Essential Oil– Anti – fungal, acne, skin toner. (Blends well with spearmint, sandalwood, lavender, and eucalyptus).
Juniper Berry Essential Oil – Cellulite, uplifting (Blends well with lavender, patchouli and sandalwood).
Fennel Essential Oil – Diuretic, circulation. Cleansing oil, indigestion and gas. (Blends well with lavender, lemon, basil and sandalwood).
Cypress Essential Oil – Diuretic, varicose veins, circulation, coughs and colds. (Blends well with lavender , sandalwood and patchouli).