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The Power of Essential Oils

January 18, 2016 kelsey Hunt

 

Clean Pits utilizes the power of essential oils to battle odor and promote wellness.  Every ingredient has a purpose and our oils are chosen for not only their pleasant smells but also their powerful properties. 

LAVENDER OIL

The Benefits: Calm your mind.

Lavender oil is known for its calming effect it has on the mind and body. We all have what is known as the amygdala gland ( our emotional vault ) when we inhale the scent of lavender it has an almost immediate calming effect.

In deodorant, Lavender is very powerful due to its antiseptic, antifungal and antimicrobial properties.  This inhibits bacteria and disinfects the skin which eliminates odor.  Lavender also promotes the healing of wounds, it soothes and heals razor burn and nicks.

Create your own personal oasis by dabbing a bit of lavender oil on your pulse points, wrist and temples.

Trouble sleeping at night? Rubbing a bit of lavender oil between the palms of your hands, gently smooth it over your pillow to ensure a good night sleep.

Lavender also works wonders for bee stings or insect bites by reducing the swelling and itching. It is also known to work on minor burns as well, having the same effect by reducing swelling, redness and numbing the pain.

Read More: 10 Health Benefits using Lavender Oil

 

TEA TREE OIL

The Benefits: Clean your body and home.

Tea tree oil can be used as an antifungal agent for treating acne, eczema, and numerous other common yeast infections.  It is also a very effective disinfectant and is very effective in DIY home cleaning formulas. 

In deodorant, Tea tree oil is a powerful antibacterial and antiseptic agent that keeps the pit area clear of bacteria.  When your sweat hits your skin and bacteria is present, that is when body odor is created.  Tea tree oil prevents bacteria from forming thus keeping you smelling clean.

Using a few drops in the bath can minimize cold and flu symptoms, persistent coughs and relieves sinus infections. You can also add just a few drops to your vaporizer and it will help to loosen painful chest congestion.

When using tea tree oil in the form of aromatherapy, it is used to treat toothaches, sunburns and congestion.

Read More: 25 everyday uses for Tea Tree Oil

 

CLARY SAGE

The Benefits:  Create positive, loving, healing vibes.

Clary Sage is prized for its therapeutic properties.  It is an anti-convulsive and an antibacterial agent.  This oil has many other powerful properties including being an effective astringent, bactericidal, deodorant, and digestive aid. It is extremely beneficial when it comes to killing bacteria and fungi.  Clary Sage widely regarded as a powerful, natural antidepressant and promotes feelings of love. 

In deodorant, Clary Sage oil is one of the most powerful ways to combat odor naturally.  It not only kills bacteria and fungi, but curbs bacteria growth and prevents bacteria from spreading.  This oil also promotes healing of the skin, balances the production of oil in your skin and is a natural anti-inflammatory agent.

Clary Sage is a natural aphrodisiac and can stimulate positive mental states. 

NOTE:  Clay Sage should be avoided during pregnancy and while nursing 

READ MORE: Uses of Clary Sage oil

 


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