Essential Oil  A-Z Guide

Yes there is an oil for that!

A D G J K M N P Q T U V W X Y Z

       
 

ABDOMINAL CRAMPS    

Try:    DigestZen, Basil, Clary Sage
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to abdomen

 

ACHES    

Try:    Marjoram, Deep Blue, Birch
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

ACNE    

Try:    Melaleuca, Lemongrass, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected areas daily

 

ALLERGIES    

Try:    Breathe, Lavender, Eucalyptus
Usage:    apply topically to back of neck or under nose and on bridge of nose

 

AMNESIA  

Try:    Frankincense, Peppermint, Rosemary
Usage:    apply topically to forehead, temples, base of skull and behind the ears or take internally in a capsule or diffuse into the air and inhale

 

ANEMIA    

Try:    Lemon, Lemongrass, Helichrysm
Usage:    apply to bottom of feet or insides of wrists

 

ANXIETY    

Try:    Serenity, Lavender, Elevation
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or massage onto back, feet and hands

 

APPETITE SUPRESSANT    

Try:    Grapefruit, Slim & Sassy
Usage:    add to water and drink or diffuse into the air and inhale

 

ARTHRITIC PAIN    

Try:    Deep Blue, Frankincense, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

ASTHMA    

Try:    Breathe, Eucalyptus, Peppermint
Usage:    diffuse into the air or apply to bottom of feet, or take internally in a capsule

 

ATHEROSCLEROSIS    

Try:    Lemon, Lavender, Rosemary
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

ATHLETE'S FOOT    

Try:    Oregano, Melaleuca, Lemon
Usage:    apply to area between toes and around toenails

 

AUTISM    

Try:    Balance, Vetiver, Frankincense
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale

 

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BACK PAIN    

Try:    Deep Blue, Eucalyptus, Wintergreen
Usage:    massage into back as needed


BEE STING    

Try:    Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Melaleuca
Usage:    apply topically to sting or bite several times daily until symptoms cease


BELL'S PALSY    

Try:    Peppermint, Helichryum, Rosemary
Usage:    massage on front and behind ear and painful areas until symptoms subside


BLEEDING  

Try:    Helichrysum, Geranium
Usage:    apply topically to affected area


BLEEDING GUMS    

Try:    Cinnamon, Peppermint, Wintergreen
Usage:    gargle several times daily or apply topically to gums several times daily


BLISTERS ON FEET    

Try:    Lavender, Roman Chamomile, German Chamomile
Usage:    apply topically to blistered area

 

BLOATING    

Try:    DigestZen, Peppermint, Clary Sage
Usage:    apply topically to stomach area and to bottoms of feet or take internally in a capsule

 

BLOOD CLOT IN VEINS    

Try:    Cypress, Helichrysum, Clove
Usage:    apply topically to affected area and to bottoms of feet or take intenally in a capsule

 

BOILS    

Try:    Clove, Thyme, Oregano
Usage:    apply topically to affected area


BONE PAIN    

Try:    Wintergreen, Helichrysum, Cypress
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

BONE SPURS    

Try:    Wintergreen, Cypress, Marjoram
Usage:    apply topically over affected area


BRONCHITIS    

Try:    Breathe, Eucalyptus, Thyme
Usage:    apply topically to chest and neck area, gargle hourly or diffuse


BRUISES    

Try:    Cypress, Helichrysum, Deep Blue
Usage:    apply topicallyy to bruised area

 

BUNIONS    

Try:    Deep Blue, Basil, Cypress
Usage:    apply to affected area or joint

 

BURNS    

Try:    Lavender, Malaleuca, Geranium
Usage:    apply gently to affected area

 

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CALLOUSES    

Try:    Oregano 
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

CANDIDA    

Try:    Melaleuca, OnGuard, Pepperming
Usage:    apply topically to chest and on bottom of feet or take internally in a capsules several times daily

 

CANKER SORES    

Try:    Melaleuca, OnGuard, Oregano
Usage:    apply directly to canker sore or gargle

 

CATARACTS    

Try:    Clover, Lavender
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to temples

 

CAVITIES    

Try:    OnGuard, Melaleuca, Peppermint
Usage:    apply topically to botooms of feet or take internally in a capsule

 

CELLULITE    

Try:    Rosemary, Grapefruit, Lemon
Usage:    massage vigorously on cellulite locations daily especially before excercising or add to water and drink throughout the day

 

CHAPPED SKIN    

Try:    Roman Chamomile, Sandalwood, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected area as often as needed

 

CHICKEN POX    

Try:    Lavender, Melaleuca, Sandalwood
Usage:    dilute with a carrier oil and dab lightly on spots

 

CHRONIC FATIGUE    

Try:    OnGuard, Pepperming, Basil
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to muscles and joints

 

CHRONIC PAIN    

Try:    Pepperming, Deep Blue, Wintergreen
Usage:    massage into affected area as needed or take internally in a capsule

 

CLOGGED PORES    

Try:    Lemon, Wild Orage, Melaleuca
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

COLD    

Try:    OnGuard, Thyme, Melaleuca
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or gargle or take internally in a capsule


COLD SORES    

Try:    OnGuard, Lemon, Melaleuca
Usage:    apply to cold sores as soon as it starts and repeat several times daily


COLIC    

Try:    Marjoram, Ylang Ylang, Bergamot
Usage:    dilite with a carrier oil and apply topically to stomach and back


COLITIS    

Try:    Pepperming, DigestZen, Helichrysum
Usage:    massage over lower abdomen area or take internally in a capsule


CONCUSSION    

Try:    Frankincense, Cypress
Usage:    take internally in a capsule


CONGESTION    

Try:    Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Pepperming
Usage:    diffuse or gargle, massage onto forehead, nose, cheeks, lower throat, chest and upper back


CONJUNCTIVITIS    

Try:    Melaleuca, Lavender
Usage:    apply around (but NOT in) the eyes or apply to bottomrs of feet several times daily


CONSTIPATION    

Try:    DigestZen, Marjoram, Lemon
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to stomach or feet


CONVULSIONS    

Try:    Lavender, Clary Sage, Balance
Usage:    apply topically to corn several times daily

 

CORNS    

Try:    Lemon, Grapefruit, Oregano
Usage:    massage into neck and chest or gargle or diffuse into the air and inhale

 

COUGH    

Try:    Lemon, Breathe, Melaleuca
Usage:    massage into neck and chest or gargle or diffuse into the air and inhale

 

CRAMPS    

Try:    Rosemary, Cypress, Marjoram
Usage:    massage on cramped muscles several times daily or take internally in a capsule


CROUP    

Try:    Marjoram, Thyme, Sandalwood
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to chest and neck

 

CUTS    

Try:    Lavender, Melaleuca, Bergamot
Usage:    dilute with a carrier oil and apply to affected area


CYST  

Try:    Oregano, Thyme
Usage:    apply topically to affected area as needed


CYSTITIS    

Try:    Thyme, Lemongrass, Clove
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply a warm compress over bladder

 

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DANDRUFF    

Try:    Cypress, Lavender, Rosemary
Usage:    dilute and massage into scalp. Rinse after 60-90 minutes


DEHYDRATED SKIN    

Try:    Geranium, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected area


DENTAL INFECTION    

Try:    Wintergreen, Birch, Helichrysum
Usage:    apply on gums and around teeth


DEPRESSION    

Try:    Elevation, Citrus Blss, Lavender
Usage:    add to a warm bath or diffuse into the air and inhale


DIABETES    

Try:    Coriander, Basil, Balance
Usage:    take a couple drops of coriander internally in a capsule morning and evening and apply a couple drops of Balance topically to feet in the evening

 

DIABETIC SORES    

Try:    Lavender, Balance
Usage:    apply topically to back, feet and over pancreas or diffuse into the air and inhale

 

DIARRHEA    

Try:    Peppermint, Ginger, DigestZen
Usage:    dilute and apply topically to affected area several times daily


DIZZINESS    

Try:    Cypress, Pepperming, Basil
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale as needed or apply topically to temples, back of neck and shoulders

 

DRY SKIN    

Try:    Geranium, Chamomile, Lemon
Usage:    apply topically to affected area

 

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EAR INFECTION    

Try:    Malaleuca, Purify, Lavender
Usage:    apply to cotton ball and place over ear

 

ECZEMA    

Try:    Helichrysum, Thyme, Geranium
Usage:    apply topically to affected area as needed

 

EPILEPSY    

Try:    Frankincense, Clary sage, Sandalwood
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or take internally in a capsule or massage

 

EXHAUSTION    

Try:    Lavender, Ylang Ylang, Lemon
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to back and feet

 

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FAINTING    

Try:    Peppermint, Sandalwood, Rosemary
Usage:    inhale directly


FATIGUE    

Try:    Lemongrass, Basil, Lemon
Usage:    inhale directly or diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically on temples and behind ears as needed

 

FEVER    

Try:    Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus
Usage:    apply to forehead, temples and back of neck ot take internally in a capsule ir diffuse into the air and inhale

 

FLATULENCE    

Try:    Peppermint, Lavender, Ginger
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to abdomen

 

FLU    

Try:    Breathe, OnGuard, Oregano
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or diuuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to chest

 

FOOD POISONING    

Try:    Rosemary, DigestZen, OnGuard
Usage:    take internally in a capsule severals time daily and apply topically to stomach area

 

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GASTRITIS    

Try:    Peppermint, DigestZen, Lemongrass
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically over stomach area as needed

 

GINGIVITIS    

Try:    Clove, Melaleuca, Peppermint
Usage:    Gargle many times daily or as needed

 

GUM DISEASE    

Try:    Melaleuca, OnGuard
Usage:    apply topically to bottoms of feet

 

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HAIR LOSS    

Try:    Thyme, Rosemary, Lavender
Usage:    dilute 5 drop in 20 drops of a carrier oil and massage into scalp each night

 

HANGOVER    

Try:    Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary
Usage:    add to warm bath or apply  of neck and over liver

 

HEAD LICE    

Try:    Geranium, Lavender, Lemon
Usage:    dilute and apply to entire scalp, then shampoo and rinse 30 minutes later. Repeat daily for several days

 

HEADACHE    

Try:    Pepperming, Lavender, Wintergreen
Usage:    diffuse into the air and apply topically to forehead, temples, back of neck and behind ears

 

HEARTBURN    

Try:    Peppermint, Ginger, Lemon
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically to chest

 

HEATSTROKE    

Try:    Peppermint, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to forehead and back of neck, chest and back

 

HICCUPS    

Try:    Chamomile, Lemon, Cypress
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or massage into chest and stomach area


HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE    

Try:    Lavender, Marjoram, Eucalyptus
Usage:    do a full body massage daily or diffuse into the air and inhale or take internally in a capsule


HOT FLASHES    

Try:    Balance, Peppermint, Clary Sage
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to back of neck

 

HYPERACTIVITY    

Try:    Lavender, Vetiver, Serenity
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or inhale directly

 

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IMPOTENCE    

Try:    Ylang Ylang, Clary Sage, Sandalwood
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to temples, wrists and back of neck


INDIGESTION    

Try:    Ginger, Orange, Peppermint
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply topically over stomach area

 

INFECTION    

Try:    Clove, Thyme, Oregano
Usage:    dilute with a carrier oil and apply to infected area or diffuse

 

INFLAMMATION    

Try:    Wintergreen, Peppermint, Eucalyptus
Usage:    apply topically to affected area or take internally in a capsule


INSECT ALLERGIES    

Try:    Lavender, Eucalyptus, Melaleuca
Usage:    apply topically to affected area


INSECT REPELLENT    

Try:    TerraShield, Eucalyptus, Lemon
Usage:    dilute with carrier oil and apply to exposed skin as needed


INSOMNIA    

Try:    Serenity, Lavender, Chamomile
Usage:    add to a warm bath, rub on feet and behind ears and diffuse into the air


ITCHING    

Try:    Peppermint, Oregano, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected area as needed

J
 

JET LAG    

Try:    Peppermint, Bergamot, Rosemary
Usage:  apply calming oils like Lavender and Geranium to bottoms of feet at night and invigorating oils like Peppermint and Eucalyptus in the morning


JOINT PAIN    

Try:    Wintergreen, Birch, Deep Blue
Usage:    massage into affected area as needed 
 

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LACTOSE INTOLERANCE    

Try:    Lemongrass
Usage:    take internally in a capsule
 

LEG CRAMPS    

Try:    Clary Sage, Cypress, Lavender
Usage:    massage into legs
 

LICE    

Try:    Eycalyptus, TerraShield, Rosemary
Usage:    massage into the scalp and apply topically to bottoms of feet severals times daily
 

LOSS OF APPETITE    

Try:    Ginger, Wild orange, Lavender
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or take internally in a capsule
 

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MEASLES    

Try:    Lavender, Rmona Chamomile, Melaleuca
Usage:    apply on spots several times daily or add to bath and soak for at least 30 minutes daily
 

MENOPAUSE    

Try: Clary Sage, Frankincense, Roman Chamomile
Usage:    aply topically to abdomen, bottoms or feet and back of neck
 

MENSTRUAL PAIN    

Try:    Clary Sage, Rosemary, Peppermint
Usage:    massage into abdomen, lower back and shoulders or apply a warm compress over uterus area or take internally in a capsule
 

MIGRAINE    

Try:    Helichrysm, PastTense, Sandalwood
Usage:    apply topically to forehead, temples, base of skull and behind the ears or inhale directly as needed
 

MOLD    

Try:    Cinnamon, Oregano, Thyme
Usage:    diffuse into the air where mold is present
 

MORNING SICKNESS    

Try:    Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint
Usage:    apply topically behind ears and over navel hourly or diffuse into te air and inhale
 

MOTION SICKNESS    

Try:    Ginger, Lavender, Peppermint
Usage:    apply topically behind the ears and over navel or digguse into the air and inhale
 

MUSCLE PAIN    

Try:    Peppermint, Deep Blue, Clove
Usage:    apply topically to affected muscles
 

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NAUSEA    

Try:    Ginger, Lavender, DigestZen
Usage:    apply topically behund ears and over navel hourly or diffuse into the air and inhale or under tongue as needed
 

NECK PAIN    

Try:    Basil, Marjoram, Helichrysum
Usage:    massage onto neck several times daily
 

NERVOUS FATIGUE    

Try:    Helichrysum, Thyme, Peppermint
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topucally to temples, behind ears and on back of neck
 

NOSE BLEEDS    

Try:    Helichrysum, Geranium, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to the bridge and sides of nose and back of neck as needed
 

 

O     
 

OILY HAIR    

Try:    Basil, Cypress, Thyme
Usage:    add to shampoo when washing hair
 

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PAIN    

Try:    Peppermint, Wintergreen, Birch
Usage:    massage into affected area
 

PALPITATIONS    

Try:    Ylang Ylang, Wild Orange, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically on chest area
 

PARASITES    

Try:    Oregano, Peppermint, Ginger
Usage:    take internally in a capsule or apply warm compress over intestinal area
 

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RASHES    

Try:    Lavender, Roman Chamomile, Sandalwood
Usage:    dilute with a carrier oil and apply topically to affected area
 

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SCARRING   

Try:    Helichrysum, Lavender, Frankincense
Usage:    apply topically over wound daily until healed
 

SHINGLES    

Try:    Melaleuca, Oregano, Sandalwood
Usage:    apply topically to affected area, on back of neck and along the spine
 

SHOCK    

Try:    Helichrysum, Peppermint, Melaleuca
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically on temples, under nose and on back of neck
 

SINUS CONGESTION    

Try:    Sandalwood, Thyme, Eucalyptus
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale several times daily
 

SINUS HEADACHE    

Try:    Rosemary, Melaleuca, Eucalyptus
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale severals times daily
 

SORE THROAT    

Try:    OnGuard, Lemon, Melaleuca
Usage:    gargle or diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to throat, chest, and back of neck several times daily
 

SPRAINS    

Try:    Wintergreem Lemongrass, Basil
Usage:    apply topically to affected area
 

STOMACH ACHE    

Try:    DigestZen
Usage:    apply topcally to stomach area
 

STREP THROAT    

Try:    OnGuard, Oregano, Thyme
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or gargle or take internally in a capsule several times daily
 

STRESS    

Try:    Grapefruit, Elevation Bergamot
Usage:    diffuse ointo the air and massage shoulders, back and feet
 

STRETCH MARKS    

Try:    Cypress, Geranium, Lavender
Usage:    apply topically to affected areas a couple times daily
 

STROKE    

Try:    Helichrysm, Cypress, Peppermint
Usage:    apply topically on temples, forehead, behind ears and on back of neck or take internally in a capsule
 

SUNBURN    

Try:    Lavender, Melaleuca, Helichrysum
Usage:    apply gently to affected area
 

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TEETHING PAIN    

Try:    Clove, Wintergreen, Roman Chamomile
Usage:    apply topically to affected tooth and gum or gargle several times daily
 

TENNIS ELBOW    

Try:    Deep Blue, Eucalyptus, Peppermint
Usage:    apply topically to affected area as needed
 

TENSION HEADACHE    

Try:    Peppermint, Lavender, Marjoram
Usage:    apply topically to forehead , temples, back of neck and behind ears
 

TOOTHACHE    

Try:    Clove, Melaleuca, Purify
Usage:    apply to gums or add to water to gargle  and swallow
 

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VARICOSE VEINS    

Try:    Cypress, Heluchrysum, Lemongrass
Usage:    massage into affected area several times daily
 

VERTIGO    

Try:    Ginger, Helichrysum, Geranium
Usage:    massage on tops of ears and behind ears
 

VOMITING    

Try:    Ginger, Peppermint
Usage:    diffuse into the air and inhale or apply topically to stomach area
 

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WARTS    

Try:    Oregano, Melaleuca, OnGuard
Usage:    apply topically to wart several times daily
 

WASP STING    

Try:    Lavender, Purify
Usage:    apply topically to sting
 

WHIPLASH    

Try:    Deep Blue, Lemongrass, Marjoram
Usage:    apply topically to neck, shoulders and back
 

WORMS    

Try:    DigestZen, Lavender, Rosemary
Usage:    apply topically to stomach area and on the bottoms of feet
 

WOUNDS    

Try:    Lavender, Melaleuca, Rosemary
Usage:    dilute and apply to affected area several times daily
 

WRINKLES    

Try:    Frankincense, Helichrysum, Geranium
Usage:    dilute with a carrier oil and apply topically to affected areas