Essential oils are acquired by distillation, usually by using steam, of the plant from which they are drawn out. They are called necessary because they contain the essence of the plant’s characteristic fragrance.
They are used in many cosmetic items, perfumes, soaps, beverages and food for including flavor, or family products for adding enjoyable smell. Nevertheless, essential oils are likewise useful for health and survival.
To be more precise, in case you have some emergency and you don’t have the medication or medical attention available that is needed in such a scenario, necessary oils are of fantastic help and can solve the issue immediately.
For instance, vital oils are really practical in the following situations when:
– medical assistance isn’t really offered while you struggle with a bacterial infection or other health concerns;
– the dentist (or medical help) isn’t readily available while you experience a painful toothache or some other type of pains;
– you experience tension and stress and anxiety due to some dreadful disaster.
Essential Oils for Health and Survival
Lemon is well known for its cleansing properties. You just need to add a few lemon drops in some water in order to purify it (this was suggested in a seminar I attended but I have no proof, however, in dire circumstance, I would do it). Lemon is great for treating intestinal parasites; it dissolves petrochemicals in your body.
This amazing fruit is also very effective when it comes to dealing with colds and flu, improves the digestive system and liver’s work, treats gout, sore throat and is great and antiseptic.
This plant is effective against digestive issues, menstrual problems, allergies, nausea, and it can help when it comes to increasing alertness, reducing fever, focusing and oxygen absorption. Lemon is great for headaches and muscle aches as well. It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and you can use it for heartburn, colds, colic and shock.
This is the Swiss Army knife of EOs. Heals burns, cuts, relieve insomnia, reduces stress, a powerful antihistamine, bug bites, bruises, sleep deprivation, inflammation, sunburn, lice. Soothing to skin irritations, earache and depression. Lavender is the number one essential oil to have in your survival kit, in fact I would keep two bottles.
Oregano essential oil is very beneficial in treating bacterial and yeast infections. Furthermore, it is also helpful in treating inflammatory issues, colds, flu, relieving painful back or joints, eliminating warts or skin tags, athlete’s foot, and for cleansing the gastrointestinal system.
This plant-oil can be used as a first aid ointment but it also very useful against bug bites, skin irritations, athlete’s foot, eczema and psoriasis. Melaleuca can help with slivers in the skin and is great aid in immune function and support against respiratory and throat pathogens.
This kind of oil, which stems bleeding, can be used for painful bruising, sprains and swelling. It is also used for treating shock, helps with broken bones. It is beneficial against allergies, viruses and infections. Helichrysum is excellent for treating wounds because it reduces pain and speeds healing.
Myrrh is good for antiseptic needs, pain relief and swelling of cuts, wounds or bruises. Can be applied on open wounds. Stimulates the immune system and blood circulation, promotes tissue regeneration. Astringent and analgesic properties, eases coughing/tonsillitis and other infections.
Improves other essential oils’ effects, relieves headaches, reduces inflammation, supports recovery on the skin tissue, soothes hyperactivity, restlessness and facilitates focus of mind and clarity. With its regenerative properties, frankincense is important essential oil in every kind of emergency.