During the summer months, mosquitoes can cause bother us unless we are prepared for them. Here’s a look at how we can use essential oils to help us create a solution to this summer problem.
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus Essential Oil has a balancing as well as stimulating effect. It has woody and camphor-like aroma. It has analgesic, antiseptic, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. Eucalyptus oil is used to treat cuts, burns and wounds. It is commonly used to treat acute headaches and sinusitis when massaged or inhaled with basil oil. Eucalyptus oil helps relieve muscle as well as rheumatic pains by massaging it properly into the skin. Eucalyptus is also used in combination with lemon essential oil as an insect repellent.
Lemon oil: Lemon Essential Oil is one of the most popular essential oils used in aromatherapy. It is used to promote both emotional and physical well being and can easily be obtained from the lemon rind and peel. Having a piquant, lemony odor, lemon essential oil also has antidepressant and relaxation properties when used in an aromatherapy massage. Lemon essential oil also stimulates the mind. When the powerful lemon oil aroma molecules are inhaled it is said to help in enhancing concentration and improving memory. Besides this, it is also used as an air freshener and insect repellent.