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10 Best Essential Oils For Treating Skin Problems
Jun 08, 2016

 The top 10 essential oils can be used for healing skin efficiently.

1- Tea Tree Essential Oil

Tea Tree Essential Oil is the best among the oils for acne prone skin. It has the antibacterial property that helps to ward off bacteria that cause acne. It regulates oil production and thus decreases incidence and severity of skin break outs.

2- Lavender Essential Oil

Lavender oil is really powerful in healing and very gentle too. The oil is produced by steam distillation of top of flowering plant. The oil is effective in most of the skin types and is more effective for athlete’s foot, acne, dermatitis, psoriasis, burns, ringworm, insect bites eczema and stings. It is gentle enough to be applied to skin undiluted and economically cheap too. It has good aroma and helps in regeneration of skin and can be considered as one among the best aroma oils for treating skin problems.

3- Lemon Essential Oil

Lemon Essential Oil is good and is a natural antibacterial and astringent. It is very much beneficial to acne prone and oily skin people. It reduces pore appearance and helps in toning the skin.

4- Neroli Essential Oil

Neroli is costly but is effective for most of the skin types’ specifically aging and dry skin and skin suffering from stretch marks and scars. It also influences the mind positively and serves in calmin the mind and uplifting a person emotionally. It can be used even during pregnancy but the only thing to be take care is that it needs to be diluted before use.

The reason for the higher price of Neroli Essential oil is that for making one liter of oil, hundreds buckets of the orange blossoms got from bitter orange tree is needed. The natural chemical that is called as citral is effective in healing and even stopping stretch marks. It also has the antiseptic property that is helpful in balancing the oil production and it helps in shrinking the pores, that too without causing the skin to dry.

5- Myrrh Essential Oil

This oil is extracted from the tears or sap of woods and branches of trees which are low growing. The oil works best on dry skin. It is good equally for oily skin and reduces wrinkles. It is good for dermatitis, eczema and for healing wounds and scars. It is costly but not advisable to be used during pregnancy. It is very much suitable for aging skin too. This oil has firm anti inflammatory property and improves firmness, skin tone, and skin elasticity and thus reduces the visibility of wrinkles and fine lines. This oil also protects from sun damage, rashes, chapped skin and eczema.

6- Patchouli Essential Oil

This essential oil is extracted from a herbal shrub. The aroma is that of an earthy one and is famous for its sweet smell. It is efficient especially for oily skin, but also efficient in healing eczema, oily hair, burns and eliminating dandruff. The oil is completely safe but should be diluted before use. It is in not too costly and can be obtained easily and works more on aging skin. It helps in regeneration of cells and thus smoothen the wrinkles. It has the qualities like antifungal, antibacterial and antiseptic properties and also benefits conditions of the skin like dermatitis, eczema, acne and psoriasis.

7- Geranium Essential Oil

This essential oil taken from the flowers leaves and stems of popular shrubs that grow low and sprouts red and pink flowers. It is so nurturing and balancing and suits most of the skin types. It suits more on aging and dry skin and helps also in healing eczema, burns and head lice. It is not too costly but has the quality of uplifting a person emotionally. It does not irritate and should be used after diluting.

8- Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Oil has both antibacterial and anti inflammatory benefits to the skin and thus is ideal on acne prone skin. This oil is also a toner naturally and decreases appearance of evening skin tone and pores. It is also cytophylactic and not only helps to protect existing cells but also helps in encouraging the growth of new cell. Because of this quality, it is effective in reducing appearance of scars, wrinkles and tightens the skin. Soothing chapped and dry skin is yet another use of Fankincense Essential Oil.

9- Sandalwood Essential Oil

This oil comes from roots and heartwood of Sandalwood tree. It is well known for the fragrance it spread and has sedative and relaxing qualities. This oil suits mostly all the skin types but more effective on healing eczema, chapped skin, acne and cracked skin. It is really costly and is considered as safe oil, but should be diluted before use.

10- Carrot seed essential oil

Carrot seed essential oil does rejuvenate the skin and assist in cell regeneration resulting in smooth skin. Because of this scars will fade and the tone of skin that is getting aged will improve.

Overall, all above mentioned aroma oils are great to use for treating and healing your skin problems. Using these regularly will help you get charming and glowing skin that everyone will love to see. You may use these oils alone for applying on your skin or can also be used with diffusers that also makes your home environment pleasing.

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