There are many essential oils available and it can be quite daunting for someone who is new to essential oils. Fret not, everyone has to start somewhere! Whether you are a stranger to essential oils or someone who has been using for a while but in need of new ideas, these 3 great essential oils for beginners can serve as a starting point!
1) Frankincense Essential Oil
The use of frankincense, Boswellia carterii stretches way back in history. It has been traded on the Arabian Peninsula for more than 6,000 years and it is very well sought after. Besides offering support for a healthy immune function, it’s aroma gives a sense of grounding making it a popular choice for meditation and self discovery. Perfect for winding down in today’s fast paced society.
2) Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender, Lavandula angustifolia, is a flowering plant that is native to the Mediterranean. Besides the flowers’ beautiful hue of purples, lavender can literally promote beautiful looking skin and hair! Well known for it’s calming aroma, this essential oil remains the goto for many when it comes to having a restful sleep. In fact you can find pillows, blankets, etc that are infused with lavender commonly sold!
3) Lemon Essential Oil
Last but not least, we have lemon, Citrus limon. This native of South Asia may look small but it packs along great versatility! People use it for cooking, cleaning, scenting and the list goes on. It helps support a healthy body metabolism function and the unique aroma promotes a sense of happiness. It is also great for helping you focus! Having said so, do take note that it may cause sun sensitivity so don’t go out under the sun with it.😎
The Bottom Line
Using essential oils is a journey of constant learning that can bring new levels of wholesome living. These 3 essential oils are great for beginners as they are relatively mild, well tolerated by most people and offer great benefits. Read more about them in our essential oils guide.