THE ES­SEN­TIALS

THESE FIVE OILS HAVE SCI­EN­TIF­I­CALLY PROVEN PERKS.

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● THYME It can dis­in­fect sur­faces and sup­port res­pi­ra­tory health.

● PEP­PER­MINT In­gest­ing the oil may help re­lax the air­ways, boost­ing alert­ness and strength. (Be sure to con­sult an ex­pert first.)

● LAVEN­DER It’s widely known as a sleep aid. But sniff­ing it can also re­duce the sever­ity of a mi­graine, re­search shows.

● BERGAMOT Just a whiff can re­duce lev­els of the stress hor­mone cor­ti­sol within 15 min­utes, re­ports Com­ple­men­tary Medicine Re­search.

● CAMOMILE When ap­plied top­i­cally, this is a pow­er­ful anti-in­flam­ma­tory. It can also im­prove sleep.

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