Essential Oils: Breaking Down the Benefits

Hey, friends!

Following up from last week's discussion, I wanted to go over some basic essential oils and their many benefits to your overall mental and physical health. As you know, essential oils come from the purest form of extract from leaves, flowers, citrus peels and plants and are commonly used in the household for various purposes. We’re going to focus on a few that possess wholesome benefits that you will love exploring:

  • Peppermint
  • Orange
  • Lemon
  • Rosemary
  • Tea Tree
  • Lavender
  • Eucalyptus


When you think of peppermint, I’m sure you’re already imagining a whiff of that fresh, minty scent that is so well known and aromatic. For many years, peppermint has held healing qualities and also helps to invigorate your senses, allowing you to feel awake and be your best self. Here are some popular uses for peppermint oil:

  • Headache/Sinus Relief
  • Energy Boost
  • Skin Rescue (oil control, brightening and hair growth)
  • Increasing Mental Focus
  • Cold & Cough Relief
  • Pain Relief


Orange certainly gives off that defined smell, offering a fresh citrus zest that is so refreshing. With antibacterial advantages and an aroma that offers an instant mood enhancer, it’s obvious you want to be surrounding yourself with this one. Not only does pure citrus oil possess that sweet, invigorating scent but it can help aid you in the following areas:

  • Antibacterial Benefits
  • Skin Rescue (acne care, skin disinfectant/cleanser)
  • Enhance Mood
  • Energize
  • Reduce Depression & Anxiety



Like orange oil, lemon oil possesses the same citrus zest qualities that offer a fine aroma that can help to energize you and leave you feeling awake and alert. Featuring antibacterial qualities and offering a scent that is easy to add to your routine, lemon oil is certainly a good go-to. These are some of the other advantages to using lemon essential oil:

  • Reduce Depression & Anxiety
  • Energy Boost
  • Skin Rescue (acne & skin disinfectant)
  • Soothe a Sore Throat
  • Antibacterial Purposes
  • Reduce Inflammation



Rosemary essential oils are widely known for their inviting scent and have been used for medicinal & healing purposes for centuries. With advantages that aid in pain relief and instantly boosting your mood, there’s so many reasons to incorporate this aroma into your routine. The benefits of this oil include the following:

  • Stress Relief
  • Mood Booster
  • Pain Relief
  • Reduce Joint Inflammation & Tension 
  • Respiratory Support
  • Improve Brain Function


Tea Tree

Another popular one is the trusted tea tree essential oil. With impactful germ fighting abilities, this oil is well known for being a cure all when it comes to the skin. It can also aid in anxiety and congestion, while promoting restful sleep. Here are its many benefits:

  • Skin Rescue (Nails, skin & hair benefits)
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Household Cleaner
  • First Aid 
  • Anxiety Relief
  • Congestion Relief
  • Aids Insomnia



This essential oil is a popular one and is well known for it’s sleep and relaxation qualities, surrounded by a lovely floral scent. In addition, lavender offers relief to a variety of things such as nausea, allergies and more. Here are the benefits of lavender essential oils:

  • Promoting Rest & Relaxation
  • Improving Sleep Quality
  • Pain Relief
  • Nausea & Allergy Relief
  • Reduces Anxiety & Depression



Much like peppermint, the eucalyptus oil offers a minty scent that is fresh and brings a new energy into the room. From congestion relief to wound care, this aromatic oil is sure to surprise you with its many advantages that include the following:

  • Cough & Mucus Relief
  • Congestion Relief
  • Disinfecting
  • First Aid/Healing
  • Allergy Relief 
  • Reduce Muscle & Joint Pain

 These essential oils are incredible! Using essential oils for aromatherapy is going to aid you in all of your problem areas with ease, while bringing new, fresh scents to your home. You will love the advantages of using these. You can find essential oils like these, plus more on the Vibes Tribe page. Being a member means snagging these wellness promoting oils at a wholesale cost so grab them while you can. The sooner you start, the longer you will have to reap the many benefits of essential oils. :)