Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Essential Oils can be used as a natural perfume substitute, but they also have several health benefits as well. Here are a few of our favorite essential oil scents, and some health-related uses for them:



A genus of 47 species, Lavandula is of flowering plants that fall the mint family, Lamiaceae. 

Scientific name: Lavandula
Family: Lamiaceae
Benefits of Lavender Essential Oil:
- can help reduce anxiety
- aids in better quality of sleep
- soothes dry skin
Nelumbo nucifera is also known as Indian lotus, the sacred lotus. It is one of two extant species of aquatic plant, which resides in the family Nelumbonaceae.
Scientific name: Nelumbo nucifera
Benefits of Lotus Essential Oil:
- capable of purifying the skin
- has anti-aging properties
- can improve concentration
Santalum is a genus of woody flowering plants. As members of the genus known as trees or shrubs, most are root parasites which photosynthesize their own food, but utilize the roots of other species for water and inorganic nutrients
Scientific name: Santalum
Family: Santalaceae
Benefits of Sandalwood Essential Oil:
- promotes mental clarity
- excellent anti-viral agent
- can help with relaxation

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