New Year is more than a night filled with parties, laughter and fun; its magic and wonder. It’s that one time of the year that inspires a new found hope and reminds each of us that anything is possible.
Essential oils can complement a healthy lifestyle and provide the ongoing support you need to stay on track and make 2018 your healthiest year yet. Celebrate the New Year with my 5 favorite essential oils for healthier living!
5 Essential Oils to try in the New Year
Melaleuca (Tea Tree) Essential Oil
One of the best purifying essential oils Tea Tree supports immune function and works hard to purify the skin, nails and complexion. Tea tree is known to have a cooling affect and comes in handy post-workout. Because of Tea Tree’s purifying properties it’s the best to freshen the air and fight environmental threats. A must have to support breathing and immunity during the changing of the seasons.
Lemon Essential Oil
Offering high vitamin content, Lemon essential oil provides incredible immune support. An antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal essential oil; lemon will support wellness, enhance brain energy and improve circulation in the body. Lemon added to water can satisfy the appetite making it a great addition for weight management. Lemon blends well with other oils and is often used in do-it-yourself skin care, cleaning products and home remedies.
Sandalwood Essential Oil
An aromatic essential oil, Sandalwood has a grounding effect that is often used to enhance mood and strengthen spirituality. Sandalwood has a sweet, woodsy aroma making it a popular choice in meditation and a wonderful edition for those wanting to enhance religious experiences or improve emotional wellness. A luxury for the skin, Sandalwood has been known to reduce the appearance of imperfections of the skin and leaves behind a healthy, youthful appearance. A healthier lifestyle isn’t just about a fit body; total wellness includes a strong mind and good emotional health and Sandalwood strengthens that for you.
Frankincense Essential Oil
Frankincense offers a long list of health benefits; it’s an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, astringent, disinfectant and sedative rolled in one. Frankincense makes for a great tonic to support digestion, women’s needs and some believe it actually slows the aging process. Both powerful and spiritual, Frankincense is a wonderful addition to a lifestyle that includes a healthy mind, body and spirit. When you think about wellness and essential oils, Frankincense should be at the top of your list.
Ginger Essential Oil
Most often used as spice in the kitchen, Ginger essential oil is warming oil that works as a digestive aid and can support new dietary changes. Ginger works beautifully as massage oil and will comfort an aching body that is changing and getting used to new workout routines. Ginger essential oil is anti-inflammatory that improves function and helps your body stay at peak performance and in optimal health.
Essential oils have been used for centuries and because they come from natural plant sources are wonderful editions to your life. As you work hard to eliminate negative influences, toxins and bad habits essential oils offer amazing benefits to support you in your effort to live a healthy lifestyle.