Benefits of 5 Essential Oils

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The following five essential oils are not only beneficial topically, but can aid in many areas simply by breathing them in. You can even add any of these oils to your homemade candles for an extra boost!


  • Alleviates headaches
  • Reduces stress
  • Clears respiratory tract
  • Assists with attention span


  • Reduces anxiety (especially when paired with lavender)
  • Stimulates the brain
  • Clears respiratory tract
  • Removes bad odors
  • Improves immune system


  • Calming, reduces stress & anxiety
  • Repels bugs
  • Induces sleep
  • Aids in headache & migraine treatment
  • Helps respiratory disorders
  • Improves cognitive function


  • Acts as a decongestant
  • Rejuvenates the mind
  • Repels bugs
  • Clears respiratory tract
  • Alleviates stress

Sweet Orange

  • Reduces stress & anxiety
  • Enhances mood
  • Promotes mental clarity
  • Stimulates digestive system
  • Boosts immune system

To learn more about essential oils as well as skin-care ingredients and their benefits, take a peek inside Willow and Sage available on our website or your local newsstand!

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  1. Essential oils are so wonderful, it is true! Thanks so much for starting this post to pique interests in such an amazing route for well-being!