Updated: Aug 2, 2019
With more and more people seeking alternative solutions for their health challenges, essential oils have increased in popularity in the past few years. You may even have a friend or family member who sells them!
Don’t worry that they’re a passing trend though, they’ve been used medicinally for over 5000 years. (1)
Before we get much further, what are essential oils?
Pure essential oils are highly concentrated extractions from plants or trees. The oils are derived from different parts of the plant, including the fruit, seeds, root, or bark.
Pure, high-quality essential oils can be diffused for aromatherapy, applied to the skin topically, or ingested to help with a wide-variety of ailments. (1) As with all healthcare supplements, be sure to source from a reputable company. Some products labeled “essential oils” are not food-grade and should should not be consumed.
Different essential oils have different healing properties, and can be used alone or combined with other therapies to boost health.
Our favorite healing combo?
Adding essential oils to magnesium oil. It’s an easy way to supercharge your health.
Some of our favorite concoctions:
Essential oils on their own can provide incredible healing effects.
The same goes for magnesium oil.
And when you combine the two?
You get twice the healing power!