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Antiseptic Essential Oils

  • Clove (Eugenia Caryophyllata) can treat the oral infections and a variety of microbes. Consistent use of this oil ensures that the diseases are kept away. 

  • Eucalyptus essential oil has three properties namely antibacterial, antiviral and antispasmodic.  It treats staph aureus like clove essential oil does. The oil is commonly used to treat wounds and burns because of tis germicidal qualities.  It also helps cure skin infections therefore most skin products have the oil as the main component. When diffused in the air, the oil is able to kill all staph bacteria around.  Eucalyptus radiate should be avoided by people with chronic respiratory issues due to its 1.8 cineole component.

  • Lavender is known to quicken the healing tie for cuts, burns another wounds.  It has a calming effect therefore relieving pain too. Being an antiseptic it has many other uses, when applied on burns, lavender essential oil ensures that no scars are left.  The oil heals the wounds quickly.

  • Lemon essential oil is handy oil for various uses at home.  Other than medical use, the oil can be used in cleaning products and freshening of fabric. The oil comes from the nutritious lemon peel.  The antimicrobial property of this oil, ensures prevention of growth of bacteria both internally or externally of the human body.  It prevents wounds from becoming septic. 

  • Oregano essential oil is one of the oils with wide range of ability in treatment of diseases. Its abilities are not limited to antibacterial, antifungal and immune boosting but can also be used in gastrointestinal issues among many other body ailments. It has the ability to reduce creation of toxins by bacteria.  Both viral and bacterial infections can not stand against oregano essential oil.
  • Peppermint essential oil is antibiotic resistant. It is applied orally and topically for treatment of various diseases.

  • Sandalwood essential oil is a gentle bactericide and mostly used to heal sore throat wounds.  Its antiseptic properties work well in preventing further infections inside the throat.
    Tea tree oil is known as melaleuca alternifolia commonly use as a cleansing agent. The oil has been used historically to cure wounds as a highly effective antiseptic.  It has been one of the most effective oils for dressing wounds (burns and cuts) with amazing antibacterial and antifungal properties. 

  • Chamomile oil has a sweet smelling scent and is used as treatment of many diseases such as acne, eczema and hemorrhoids among others. Most common is the use of the oil in treating ear infections.  You only need to put a few drops of the oil inside the infected ear.  The oil is gentle on skin and can be used without any dilution but if need be for sensitive skin, use coconut carrier oil. Its gentleness on skin helps in treatment of baby’s diaper rash. You can inhale the oil’s aroma for treatment of inflamed sinuses, they will not only be healed but you will experience a pain relief as well.  This oil inhibits biotic infections from developing and eliminates existing infections as well.

  • Bergamot essential oil belongs to the citrus class and has a citrus scent.  It has strong antibacterial properties making it ideal for antiseptics.  In Italy, it was earlier used to kill intestinal worms.  Presently, the oil is used to treat urinary infections and meningitis among others.  It is commonly used to treat skin infections, mouth ulcers and herpes.