Natural Remedies

Natural Remedies for Common problems

Essential Oils by Ailment

In many cases, the oils listed for a condition will ameliorate pain, kill germs and viruses, give rest or enhance healing. The oils listed do not all work in the same way. Your choice of oil will depend upon the cause of the problem. Before using any oil, please look up the oil to see what its specific action will be and what, if any, contraindications there may be. Please consult your health care professional. This is not a comprehensive index.

Condition

Essential Oils

How to Use

Abscess, general

Lavender,Tea Tree,Thyme

Compress

Abscess, mouth

Lavender,Myrrh

Mouthwash

Acne

Geranium Rose,Lavender,Tea Tree

Topical

Addictions

Basil Holy,Bergamot,Juniper,

Grapefruit

Diffuse

Adrenal conditions

Geranium Rose

Massage, Diffuse, Bath

Air purifier

Eucalyptus,Grapefruit,Lemon, Pine,Sage

Diffuse

Anemia

Lavender,Lemon,Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Anorexia

Thyme

Diffuse

Anger

Cedarwood  . Chamomile Roman,Cypress,Rose, Vetiver,Orange

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Anxiety

Bergamot,Cedarwood   Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage,Lavender,Neroli,Rosewood

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Apathy

Jasmine,Rosemary

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Appetite loss

Bergamot,Chamomile Roman

Diffuse

 

Attachment

Sandalwood,Neroli,

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Arteriosclerosis

Juniper,Lemon,Rosemary,Thyme

Massage

Arthritis

Chamomile Roman,Cypress,

Lavender

Massage

Asthma

Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage,Frankincense,Lavender

,Eucalyptus  

Diffuse, Massage

Athlete’s Foot

Myrrh, Pine,Lavender,Tea Tree

Bath, Topical

Back Pain

Cypress,Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage

Massage

Bladder Infection

Bergamot,Cedarwood  ,Cypress,Juniper, Pine

Bath

Body Odor

Cypress,Rosewood,Pine

Topical, Bath

Bites, Insect

Basil Holy,Lavender,Peppermint,Tea Tree

Topical

Blisters

Lavender,Tea Tree

Topical

Boils

Bergamot,Chamomile Roman,Lavender

Compress

Bronchitis

Basil Holy,Cedarwood   Atlas,Cypress,

FrankincenseJuniper

EucalyptusPine, Thyme

Diffuse, Massage, Steam Inhalation

Bruises

Bay Laurel,Lavender

Topical

Bulimia

Grapefruit,Thyme

Diffuse

Burns

Geranium Rose,Lavender,Sage, Tea Tree

Topical

Bursitis

Chamomile Roman,Cypress,Juniper

Massage

Cellulitis

Cedarwood Cypress,Geranium Rose,Grapefruit

Massage, Bath

Candida

Geranium Rose,Lavender,Neroli, Tea Tree

Bath

Chicken Pox rash

Lavender,Chamomile Roman,

Tea Tree

Topical, Bath

Chills

Thyme,Eucalyptus  

Diffuse, Massage

Cholesterol

Clary Sage,Lemon

Diffuse, Massage

Circulation, poor

Rose,Rosemary

Massage

Colds

Cypress,Eucalyptus,

FrankincenseJuniper

Diffuse, Massage

Cold Sores

Geranium Rose, Myrrh,Tea Tree

Topical

Colic

Chamomile Roman,Lavender,Orange,

Mandarine

Massage

Compassion

Basil Holy,Rose,

Lavender

Diffuse

Concentration

Basil Holy,Lemon,Peppermint,

Rosemary

Diffuse

Confidence

Bay Laurel,Thyme,Juniper,

Cedarwood 

Diffuse

Confusion

Basil Holy,Lemon

Diffuse

Constipation

Orange,Rosemary,Sandalwood,

Jasmine

Massage

Cough

Cedarwood Cypress, Fir,Eucalyptus  

Diffuse, Massage

Courage

Bay Laurel,Thyme,Juniper

,Sandalwood

Diffuse

Cradle Cap

Eucalyptus,Lemon,Geranium Rose, Tea Tree

Topical

Cramps

Chamomile RomanClary Sage,

Jasmine

Massage

Creative Blocks

Fir Balsam,Jasmine,

Cypress,  Basil Holy

Diffuse

Cuts

Geranium Rose,Lavender,Tea Tree

Topical

Cysts

Frankincense

Massage

Dandruff

Bay Laurel,Cedarwood  ,Lavender,Sage

Massage

Debility

Basil Holy,Geranium Rose,Peppermint,Fir,

Tea Tree,Thyme,Lemon

Diffuse, Massage

Depression

Neroli,Orange,Rosewood,

Rosemary, Rose

Grapefruit,Jasmine,

Bergamot

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

ermatitis

Bergamot,Chamomile Roman,Geranium Rose,Lavender,Rosewood

Topical

Diarrhea

Geranium Rose, Myrrh,Peppermint,Neroli,

Sandalwood

Massage

Discontent

Orange,Geranium Rose,Mandarine

Diffuse

Distraction

Basil Holy,Lemon, Myrrh

Diffuse

Distrust

Basil Holy,Rose

Diffuse, Massage

Ear Infection

Chamomile Roman,

Geranium  Rose,Lavender,Rosemary,

Tea Tree

Diffuse   or Tea Tree behind ear and on neck 

Eczema

Bergamot,Chamomile Roman,Geranium Rose,Juniper,Lavender,Rose Otto

Topical

Edema

Cedarwood Cypress,Juniper

Grapefruit

Massage

Emotional exhaustion

Lavender,Neroli,Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage

Endometriosis

Clary Sage,Geranium Rose

Massage

Endurance

Cedarwood  Rosemary,Bay Laurel

Diffuse

Faith

Basil Holy,Rose

Diffuse

Fatigue

Bay Laurel,Cypress, Fir,Spruce

Diffuse

Fear

Clary Sage,Rose, Thyme,

Neroli

Diffuse, Massage

Fear of Failure

Juniper,Cypress, Bay Laurel, Fir

Diffuse

Flu

FrankincenseEucalyptus   ,Lavender, Fir,Sage,

Thyme

Diffuse, Massage bottom of feet

Frigidity

Jasmine,Rose,Rosewood,Ylang   Ylang

Massage, Diffuse

Frustration

Bergamot,Chamomile Roman,Mandarine

Diffuse

Fungus

Lavender,Tea Tree,Myrrh

Topical

Gall Bladder

Peppermint,Lemon,Orange

Massage

Gas

Orange,Peppermint,

Sandalwood

Massage

Gastroenteritis

Chamomile Roman,Juniper,Thyme

Massage

Grief

Cypress,Rose, Myrrh

Diffuse, Bath, Massage

Guilt

Pine

Diffuse

Grounding

Cedarwood  ,Clary Sage,Myrrh,Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage

Headaches

Basil Holy,Lavender,Peppermint,

Sage

Diffuse, Topical

Heart Palpitations

Neroli, Rose,Ylang  Ylang

Massage

Helplessness

Pine

Diffuse

Hemorrhoids

Cypress,Neroli,Peppermint

Topical (Dilute!)

Herpes

Bergamot,Lavender,Rose,

Tea-tree

Topical

Hormone Balance

Geranium Rose,Jasmine,Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Hypertension

Ylang  Ylang,Lavender

Diffuse, Massage

Hysteria

Clary Sage,Neroli,Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Immune stimulant

Frankincense,Bay Laurel,Thyme

Diffuse, Massage

Indigestion

Bergamot,Lemon,Peppermint,

Orange

Massage

Inflammation

Clary Sage,Cypress,Sandalwood

Massage

Impetigo

Tea-tree,Lavender

Topical

Indecision

Lemon

Diffuse

Inhibitions

Jasmine,Ylang  Ylang,Juniper

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Insect Repellent

Basil Holy,Eucalyptus   Citriodora,Lemongrass

Diffuse, Topical

Insecurity

Geranium Rose,Sandalwood,Thyme

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Insight

Bay Laurel

Diffuse

Insomnia

Lavender,Neroli, Sage

Diffuse, Bath before bed

Intuition

Fir Balsam,Jasmine,Juniper

Diffuse

Irritability

Chamomile Roman,Orange,Mandarine

Diffuse

Kidney infections

Cedarwood  Sandalwood,

Sage, Thyme

Bath

Labor

Clary Sage,Jasmine,Rose,

Diffuse, Massage

Laryngitis

Jasmine,Lemon, Sage

Massage

Lice

Rosemary,Eucalyptus,Thyme

Topical

Liver Congestion

Lemon, Rose,Rosemary

Massage

Loneliness

Rose,Jasmine,Ylang  

 Geranium Rose,

Diffuse, Bath, Massage

Low Blood Pressure

Rosemary,Thyme

Massage

Malabsorption

Vetiver

Massage

Memory

Rosemary,Sage, Basil

Holy, Lemon

Diffuse

Menopausal Symptoms

Rosemary,Clary Sage,Geranium

Rose

Diffuse, Bath

Mental Fatigue

Basil Holy,Lemon,Neroli

,Rosemary

Diffuse

Migraine

Chamomile Roman,Lavender,

Peppermint

Topical

Mouth Infections

Sage, Myrrh

Mouthwash

Muscles, sore, stiff

Clary Sage,Fir Balsam,

Peppermint

Massage

Muscle spasm

Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage

,Jasmine

Massage

Nausea

Peppermint,Rose, Lemon

Diffuse

Nervous Exhaustion

Basil Holy,Clary Sage,Geranium

Rose, Neroli

Diffuse, Massage

Neuralgia

Chamomile Roman,Eucalyptus,

Massage

Optimism

Bergamot,Jasmine,Cedarwood   Mandarine

Diffuse

Osteoarthritis

Basil Holy,Eucalyptus Citriodora,

Lavender,Cypress

Massage

Over-eating

Grapefruit,Juniper

Massage, Bath, Diffuse

Ovaries

Clary   Sage,Ylang  Ylang,Geranium Rose

Massage

Panic

Lavender,Neroli,Chamomile Roman

Diffuse, Massage

Perfectionism

Geranium Rose,Grapefruit,Orange

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Performance stress

Grapefruit,Juniper

Diffuse

Perspiration

Cypress,Lavender,Geranium Rose

Topical

PMS

Chamomile Roman, Clary Sage, Vetiver

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Pneumonia

Eucalyptus   ,Thyme

Diffuse, Massage, Steam Inhalation

Prostate

Fir, Cypress

Massage

Psoriasis

Bergamot,Lavender,Chamomile Roman,Rosewood,

Geranium Rose

Topical

Rashes

Chamomile Roman,Geranium Rose

Topical

Restlessness

Chamomile Roman,Ylang 

Diffuse, Massage

Rheumatism

Fir Balsam,Cypress, Fir Siberian,

Rosemary

Massage

Scars

Frankincense,Rosewood,Lavender,

Helichrysum

Topical

Sciatica

Chamomile Roman, Fir Siberian,Cypress

Massage, Bath

Shingles

Bergamot,Geranium Rose, Sage

Topical

Shock

Neroli,Peppermint,Ylang  

Ylang,Rose

Diffuse, Massage, Bath

Sinusitis

Basil Holy,Eucalyptus,Rosemary,

Peppermint

Diffuse, Steam Inhalation

Skin, Dry

Jasmine,Neroli

Topical

Chapped

Rose,Sandalwood

Topical

Cracked

Myrrh,Sandalwood

Topical

Inflamed

Rosewood,Chamomile Roman

Topical

Oily Skin

Cedarwood  ” Atlas,Geranium Rose,Juniper,Cypress

Topical

Sensitive Skin

Jasmine,Geranium Rose, Neroli,Rose,Rosewood

Topical

Skin Wrinkles

Frankincense,Jasmine,Rose

Topical

Sore Throat

Myrrh, Sage,Sandalwood

Gargle, dilute in warm water

Spontaneity

Bergamot,Jasmine,Peppermint,

Ylang 

Diffuse

Sprains

Rosemary,Peppermint,

Eucalyptus

Hot and Cold Compresses

Stress

Chamomile Roman,Lavender,Neroli,

Geranium Rose,Bergamot

Diffuse, Bath, Massage

Stretch Marks

Frankincense,Myrrh

Massage

Sunburn

Geranium Rose,Lavender,Sandalwood

Bath

Thrush

Myrrh, Tea Tree

Topical

Tonsillitis

Eucalyptus,Sage, Thyme,Sandalwood

Diffuse, Massage feet and neck

Trust

Rose, Lemon,Bay Laurel

Diffuse

Ulcers

Geranium Rose, Lemon,

Lavender

Diffuse

Uterine Conditions

Clary Sage,Frankincense,

RoseJasmine

Massage

Varicose Veins

Cypress,Lavender,Myrrh

Massage

Worry

Frankincense,Cedarwood  ,Myrrh,Bergamot,

JasmineSandalwood

Diffuse

Wounds

Lavender,Tea Tree

Topical

I AM NOT DOCTOR. Although I help on the use of essential oils and herbs, it is important to follow up with your doctor as needed. Thanks

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