March 12, 2020 essential oil bottles with plants and flowers

10 Popular Essential Oils for Beginners

Essential oils can be used to improve our health, vitality, physical, mental, and emotional well-being. They are a great addition to any Lifestyle, Wellness or Self Care practice. However, there are so many different essential oils out there that it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. To help you out, neōb Lavender has compiled a list of popular essential oils which are great for beginners and experienced users alike. 

10 Popular Essential Oils for Beginners: 

1. Lavender Essential Oil 
Lavender essential oil Glorious

Aroma: Sweet & Floral

Properties: Skin healing, sleeping aid, calming & relaxing, reduces anxiety & stress, reduces headaches & migraines

2. Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint essential oil

Aroma: Menthol, Clean & Sweet 

Properties: Cooling, soothes digestion, increases positivity & concentration.

3. Lemon Essential Oil
Lemon essential oil

Aroma: Fresh, Citrusy, Zest & Fruity

Properties: Immune booster, reduces fever & infection, clean & fresh, clears mental fatigue, increases concentration & alertness.

4. Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil
pink grapefruit essential oil

Aroma: Citrus & Fruity

Properties: Refreshing, detoxing, soothes digestion, eases nervous exhaustion, lifts mood, increases self-esteem. 

5. Myrrh Essential Oil
Myrrh Essential Oil

Aroma: Woody & Bittersweet 

Properties: Respiratory aid, reduces chest infections, eases anger, increases feelings of peace, skin healing. 

6. Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Aroma: Sweet, Musky & Sharp

Properties: Uplifting, increases energy levels, calms anxiety, lowers stress.

7. Lemongrass Essential Oil
Lemongrass essential oil

Aroma: Citrus, Grassy, & Sharp

Properties: Energizing, invigorating, encourages positivity, improves concentration, antifungal, insect repellent.

8. Patchouli Essential Oil
Patchouli Essential Oil

Aroma: Deep & Earthy

Properties: Treats certain skin conditions, soothes emotional exhaustion & stress, encourages emotional confidence, insecticide, antifungal, antibacterial.

9. Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Eucalyptus Essential Oil

Aroma: Clean, Medicinal & Fresh

Properties: Respiratory aid, reduces coughs, reduces muscle & joint pain, uplifts mind, clears mental clutter.

10. Tea Tree Essential Oil
Tea Tree Essential Oil

Aroma: Sweet, Woody, Medicinal & Fresh

Properties: Skin healing, reduces skin infections, treats acne, antimicrobial, antifungal, increase feelings of optimism. 

This is not a comprehensive list of essential oils or their properties by any means. But knowing the basics of a few types of essential oils will help get you started.

Learning about essential oils is an ongoing process, and neōb Lavender is here with you for every step.