Essential oil, made from herbs blended in the manner to achieve high potency, have been in use since ages. In the days gone when men were still men and women were women, natural oil products like the one mentioned above served a lot more than we know it for these days.

Nowadays, speaking of essential oils, one thing and one thing only comes to mind first, the sweet-scented fragrance. While few people use it for medicinal purposes, for the most part, others apply it on their hair for the sweet scents. All in all, against this background, irrespective of why you have chosen essential oil products, there are a lot more benefits you can get from the different types of oils than you know.

This masterpiece is intended to educate you on different types of available essential oils and help you choose the one that suits your purpose. Thus, highlighted below are the most common types and their uses:

Fragrance essential oil – it is known for it wonderful and sweet scents. Have you ever wondered where the bacon perfume came from? I guess your answer is no. During the early 1900’s, from Paris, France was a who butcher figured out that he built his large clientele from applying fragrance kind of bacon oil mixed with 11 other essential oils. You have him to thank today for one of the best perfumes in the world- bacon. Fragrance oil is mostly used for:

  • Soap making
  • Making sweet-scented candles
  • Cosmetic manufacturing- for instance, the cherry-flavored type of lipstick
  • Making air fresheners
  • Perfume manufacturing

Lavender Oil– via distillation by steaming, it is extracted from lavender flower plants. Like fragrance oil, it is also scented. Because it is made from natural herbs, it is very rich in essential minerals and it has plenty of medicinal values. Lavender oil is used:

  • Treat loss of hair
  • Cure indigestion.
  • For aromatherapy
  • For treatment of insomnia
  • For treatment of aging and acne
  • For treatment of muscle strains and tears
  • For treatment of high respiratory rate

Lemon essential oils- in the field of biology, it is botanically known as citrus Limonum. Made from lemon grapes, when blended with other types of essential oils, it produces many effects. Uses include:

  • Heartburn treatment
  • Treatment for stomach aches
  • Treatment for indigestion
  • Cleansing of the body
  • Chasing away insects like mosquitoes and flies
  • Treatment for constipation and lack of appetite
  • Aromatherapy
  • Making cosmetics

Peppermint essential oil– like the lavender oil, peppermint oil popularly known for it high medicinal values. It has a minty kind of smell and taste. They are mostly used in making mouth fresheners and toothpaste. Uses of peppermint oil include:

  • Treatment for indigestion
  • Treatment for stomach aches
  • Treatment toothaches
  • Treatment of halitosis
  • Remedy for headaches
  • Relief for strained muscles
  • Economic significance includes making the perfect replacement for many pharmaceutical medicines and drugs.

Rose Essential oil- it serves innumerable purposes because it contains hepatic, bactericidal, antiviral, antidepressant and antiseptic substances. Uses include:

  • Reduces depression
  • Aromatherapy
  • Used for treatment of wounds because it contains antiseptic
  • Protection against viruses because it contains antiviral substances
  • Helps to keep the teeth strong and healthy
  • Protection against hair loss

You can do much more with the afore listed type of essentials oil, especially if you blend one with another. For instance to make a nice you can, blend fragrance oil and citrus lemonum.