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6 Essential Oils To Improve Your Health

Essential oils are amazing in their ability to replenish the body and mind. They can help ground and heal you through their aroma, especially in times of stress.

Stress manifests in our body in alarming ways. The physical strain of it can lead to poor health, but these damaging impacts can be balanced with essential oils

We all know essential oils help melt away anxiety and keep our stress levels in check. But, did you know that each oil has it’s own properties and unique health benefits beyond bringing calm?

We’re sharing the top 6 essential oils to bring balance to your health and how you can use them to balance the Five Elements.


Lavender is a must have in the home. The aroma relaxes while it soothes muscle aches and relieves mild headaches. Perfect for those nights when you mind is too busy and awake.

How to use Lavender to restore your health:

Try adding a few drops on your pillow. It can help send you off into a dreamy sleep.

Lavender can be used to balance all 5 elements and restore your Qi.


Jasmine is a wonderful way to uplift your spirits and improve the condition of your skin.

Jasmine also has a rejuvenating effect on the skin. Try some on scars and marks a few times a day and it will help them fade.

How to use Jasmine to restore your health:

Try rubbing some Jasmine on your pulse points when you find yourself experiencing the blues or being overcome by negative thoughts.
Jasmine can be used to balance all 5 elements and restore your Qi.

Orange essence

If you’re looking for an immune boost before the cold season starts, add a few drops of orange in your bath and soak in the wonderful aroma.

Orange essence is a natural anti-inflammatory so while you’re soaking you’ll be helping out your sore muscles and digestive system. It will also do wonders for your skin.

How to use Orange to restore your health:

Add Orange essence to your bath and soak in its restorative powers.

Orange is the perfect oil to balance the wood element.


Did you know Rosemary is a natural assistant for normalising blood pressure?

If you’re looking to stabilise your blood pressure try using rosemary for that extra help.

How to use Rosemary to restore health:

Adding a few drops of rosemary oil to your burner can also improve your memory and concentration.

Peppermint oil

Peppermint is a necessity for your essential oil collection because of its versatile uses.

Peppermint is excellent for digestion, bloating, cramps and settling your stomach.

How to use Peppermint to restore your health:

Try burning some in the morning, the aroma will wake you up and fill you with energy to keep going through the day.

Peppermint can be used to balance all 5 elements and restore your Qi.


The relaxing properties of Sandalwood will help with mild pain relief and discomfort.

It’s especially potent in easing mental pressure.

How to use Sandalwood to restore your health:

Try burning some Sandalwood in meditation and feel it’s calming scent take you to a deeper level.

Sandalwood can be used to balance all elements except Earth in late summer.

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