Essential oils are the fragrant and therapeutic essences that are derived from plants, ranging from leafy herbs, to pretty flowers to gnarly roots and magnificent trees that reach high into the sky. Whilst wonderfully fragrant, there is so much more to them than just smell. Each essential oil is made up of many chemical components that render it therapeutically active.
Most people would know of some ways that they might use essential oils in their home, such as burning them in a vaporiser to scent a room, or perhaps adding them to a bath for relaxation. But here is a list of a few more ways in which you can incorporate the healing properties of essential oils in to your day to day life: