Essential oils are the trend for health and well-being these days, whether it’s aromatherapy or to treat skin rashes. Here are some essential oils you can afford to treat your skin.
Essential oils are plant-based extracted oils; researchers found various health benefits, preferably skin benefits of these plant-based oils. People have been utilizing these plants and extracting their oil since ancient times to create traditional medicines and skin moisturizers. These essential oils are made from various plant extracts such as flowers, plant seeds, and leaves.
Many people use these oils to treat inflamed skin, soothe skin rashes or they use it for a well-deserved spa day as aromatherapy. If you’re looking to soothe your skin and treat your skin rash, well then you’re in the right place. These are some of the many organic essential oils with anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, which will enhance and soothe your skin of rashes;
Tea tree oil, also known as Melaleuca alternifolia, is an essential oil with which every skincare enthusiast is familiar. These past few years, tea tree oil has gained popularity in the skincare industry for its skin-healing properties.
Many people use tea tree oils in their creams and body oils to soothe their rashes and inflamed skin.
Conatural’s Organic tea tree oil contains anti-inflammatory and antifungal properties that can help reduce irritation and itching and also help fight infections and germs. Tea Tree also works as an antiseptic and antioxidant agent which soothes the skin and protects it against free radicals.
It is recommended to dilute tea tree oil with your carrier oil before applying it on the skin because tea tree oil directly on the skin can rid the skin of its natural oils and dry it out.
Sandalwood is often used in every other brown household because of its skin-enhancing benefits. This plant is used in moisturizers, serums, masks, and even cosmetic products. Sandalwood essential oil has great anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which soothes the skin and fights bacteria that cause inflammation and rashes.
Moreover, sandalwood also smells divine which makes it a great oil for aromatherapy as it reduces anxiety.
Botanical wonders, sandalwood oil is easily available in Pakistan. You can either put 2-3 drops of it in your moisturizer or carrier oil or heat it in a kettle of water to make your home smell amazing.
This oil is extracted from the nuts of the jojoba plant. While most of the essential oils cannot be directly used, jojoba oil has a gentle effect so it can be used directly on the skin as well as a carrier oil to be mixed with other essential oils. Jojoba oil provides moisturizing effects on the skin which decreases the chances of dehydration thus preventing any bacteria or inflammatory germ from residing on the skin layers.
It’s also an antioxidant that helps fight off free radicals and detoxifies the skin. Jojoba oil has been used since ancient times as a traditional remedy for treating skin rashes and soothes the skin.
CoNatural’s Organic Jojoba Oil contains 100% natural and organic jojoba extracts and is preservative-free. It is safe to use to soothe your skin and get rid of rashes.
Lavender is known for its soothing effects all over the world. This plant oil benefits the skin in numerous ways. Lavender kills bacteria and soothes eczema and dry skin. It contains antifungal properties which fight off inflammation causing germs and reducing irritation. Lavender is also known for its anti-aging properties and for reducing wrinkles.
Botanical Wonders Lavender Essential Oil is easily available in Pakistan. This lavender oil can be used directly on the skin and can be mixed with any carrier oil as per your requirements.
Sea buckthorn oil is extracted from sea buckthorn fruit seeds. This oil has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicines and traditional remedies to treat skin problems. It is greatly recommended to people with irritated and dry skin. It can prevent premature ageing by protecting the skin’s barrier from oxidative stress.
Accufix Cosmetics 100% Pure, Organic Wild Sea Buckthorn Oil is packed with skin-enhancing nutrients. It is recommended to people with acne, dry skin, and eczema.
Rosehip oil is also gentle on the skin so that the skin can tolerate it without being diluted. Rosehip oil is rich in antioxidants, vitamin C which soothes skin and helps fight skin irritation and inflammation as well as prevents aging.
The Ordinary Rosehip Seed Oil and CoNatural’s Rosehip Seed Oil both penetrate the skin barrier and lock in moisture while soothing the inflamed areas.
Argan Oil is an oil that can be directly applied to the skin without being diluted because of its gentle effect on the skin. Argan oil provides protection from sun damage and moisturizes the skin layers. It also stimulates wound healing and also soothes inflamed skin.
BnB Derma’s Argan Oil is 100% organic which helps maintain skin moisture and soothes skin.
Eucalyptus oil is an amazing antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory agent. This plant oil reduces inflammation, UV damage and stimulates wound healing collagen buildup.
Use CoNatural’s Eucalyptus Oil with any carrier oil of your choice.
The art of using essential oils is tricky, they are not meant to be used directly on the skin.
While some essential oils come in a concentrated form, most of them are meant to be used after being diluted. You can either add them to your moisturizer, carrier oil, skin masks, or just water. You can even put them in your bath gel or bathtub for a relaxing bath.
Carrier oils are oils that are often used to dilute the essential oils before they are applied to the skin. Diluting essential oils can reduce the risk of skin irritation and inflammation.
Some of the carrier oils that you can use with these essential oils are:
It is recommended to do a patch test before applying the oil on all your skin to avoid allergic reactions of skin irritably.
Essential Oil has become a go-to product in many households. Use these essential oils to reduce rashes with their natural anti-inflammatory properties. We hope this article will help you decide which essential oil to go for.