Severe head/neck tension relief: Try combining a few drops of lavender oil and peppermint oil and apply to temples to help with headaches and migraines.
Reduce cough or sinusitis:Eucalyptus oil is known for its powerful ability to fight coughs and open airways. Add a few drops into steaming hot water or diffuser. Inhale to help clear nasal passage.
Repair broken bones: To support healing of broken bones, apply helichrysum, fir and cypress essential oils.
Heal burns: Mix lavender oil with aloe vera to treat burns.
Soothe bug bites: Use lavender oil for bug bites and stings.
Improve digestion; Take ginger oil, peppermint oil and fennel essential oil to support digestion and healing leaky gut.
Difficulty breathing and seasonal threats remedy: Make a homemade vapor rub by combining eucalyptus, peppermint and coconut oil. Rub on your chest and neck.
Treat bruises; Use essential oils as a hot compress to treat bruises or other wounds. Add five drops of lavender and five drops of frankincense to four ounces of hot water and soak. Apply to affected area.
Improve concentration: Inhale bergamot, grapefruit or peppermint oil to increase concentration during the day.
Sore feet soak: Add 10 drops of peppermint oil with a tablespoon of Epson salt and add to a warm-water foot bath.
Reduce teeth grinding: Massage 1-3 drops of lavender on the bottom of the feet and behind ears before bed.
Relieve PMS: Mix two drops of sage, basil and rosemary, then apply to a warm, moist hand towel and apply to abdomen.
Skin imperfection cream: To treat eczema, psoriasis or red dry skin, apply a mixture of lavender essential oil with shea butter.
Improve circulation: Add 8-10 drops of grapefruit essential oil to warm bath water.
Relieve hangover symptoms: Add six drops each of juniper berry, cedarwood, grapefruit, lavender, rosemary and lemon oil into a warm bath.
Curb food cravings: Inhale peppermint and cinnamon oil to reduce your appetite and balance blood sugar.
Energize your workout: Inhale peppermint oil before a workout to reduce fatigue.
When you have increased temperature: Add 1-3 drops of eucalyptus, peppermint and lavender to a cool cloth and sponge the body.
Relieve motion sickness: Use peppermint, lavender and ginger oil to reduce motion sickness.
Relieve joint discomfort: Mix two drops of wintergreen, cypress and lemongrass into an unscented lotion. Massage into affected areas.
Treat ringworm: Combine three drops of tea tree oil with coconut oil and massage over the affected area twice a day.
Head lice cure: Mix three drops of thyme, lavender and eucalyptus oil with unscented oil and apply to scalp. Cover head with a shower cap and leave on for 30 minutes. Shampoo out.
Heal blistered skin: Mix two drops of tea tree oil with two drops of unscented oil and apply to the blistered area up to five times per day.
Soothe a sunburn: Combine lavender or chamomile oil with one tablespoon of coconut oil and apply to the skin with a cotton ball to reduce swelling and pain.
Treat poison oak or poison ivy: Mix three drops of peppermint oil with unscented oil and apply to affected area.
Lose weight: Combine grapefruit, ginger and cinnamon oil and take as a supplement three times daily to support metabolism.
Boost immune system: Mix one drop of oregano oil with four drops of carrier oil and rub on the bottom of your feet before flying on a plane.
Achy muscle rub: Mix eucalyptus, wintergreen and cypress with an unscented lotion or coconut oil and apply to muscles.
Reduce morning sickness caused by pregnancy: Add a few drops of wild orange, lemon or ginger oil to a handkerchief and inhale.
Relief from seasonal or environmental threats: Rub frankincense and lavender on your palms and inhale deeply to relieve itchy eyes and throat.
Kick the ‘blues’ fast: Take three drops of oil of oregano and frankincense three daily for one week.
Reduce back and neck discomfort: Combine peppermint, cypress and ginger oils with cayenne pepper and coconut oil for a homemade pain relieving muscle rub.