Confused when shopping for unscented, fragrance-free and scent-free personal care and home cleaning products?
Essential oils have been used in various cultures for health purposes and medicinal. Because of their stimulating, antidepressant, detoxifying, antiviral, antibacterial and calming properties. Essential oils are recently gaining popularity as a natural, safe and cost-effective therapy for a number of health concerns.
Essential oils are used to scent a product. Even if they are natural, certain essensial oils and plant extracts can effect some people with fragrance sensitivity. To be safe, avoid them when shopping for unscented products.
Here are some common ones :
- Tea Tree
This is especially true because essential oils benefits are vast and their uses range from aromatherapy, household cleaning products, personal beauty care and natural medicine treatments.
Women who are pregnant and people with epilepsy should also avoid essential oils. Though essential oils do have a dark side if used incorrectly, they have been safely used by many people to :
1. Boost immunity & fight infections
2. Reduce emotional stress & anxiety
3. Support digestion
4. Improve brain function
5. Boost skin and hair health
6. Help to reduce toxicity
7. Work as natural headache and migraine relievers
8. Can be helpful for people who are having trouble falling asleep or sleeping through the night