The 11 most popular essential oils and their superpowers

blog-The-11-most-popular-essential-oils-and-their-superpowers_Slider_US_Ae_0518.jpgWhat’s the secret ingredient to unlocking your superpowers? When you hit a lull, you may wish you had a wand, alien rocks, or even radioactive spiders to win the day. If you’re looking for a super boost that will help you feel motivated to accomplish heroic feats, then it’s time totap into some plant power and start using essential oils!

1. Lavender Essential Oil

LavenderLook out, a giant to-do list is headed your way! Reach for the comforting aroma of Lavender essential oil, which is good for both relaxation and soothing your skin.

Superpowers:
  • Promotes feelings of calm and fights occasional nervous tension
  • Cleanses and soothes minor skin irritations
  • Reduces the appearance of blemishes

 

2. Peppermint essential oil

Put a pep in your step with the minty freshness of Peppermint essential oil. If it’s a flurry of flavor you’re after, don’t forget about our Vitality™ oils, which are labeled for internal use!

Superpowers:
  • Cools fatigued muscles after physical activity
  • Peppermint Vitality™:
    • Enhances healthy gut function and maintains efficiency of the digestive tract*
    • Reduces feelings of discomfort after large meals*

 

3. Lemon essential oil

Lemon Essential OilLemon essential oil offers a bright, happy scent, perfect for gloomy days. Get the boost you need from this oil’s cheerful aroma.

Superpowers:
  • Helps reduce the appearance of aging for a youthful complexion when used with your nighttime skin care routine**
  • Cleans and removes adhesives
  • Lemon Vitality™:
    • Supports the immune system*

**Avoid direct sunlight or UV rays for up to 12 hours after applying citrus oils, due to their photosensitivity.

 

 4. Frankincense essential oil

Feeling a little frazzled? Time to get grounded and find your center again with the uplifting aroma of Frankincense essential oil.

Superpowers:
  • Promotes the appearance of healthy-looking skin and reduces the appearance of uneven skin tones
  • Promotes feelings of relaxation and tranquility
  • Frankincense Vitality™:
    • Supports overall health and well-being*

 

 5. Thieves® essential oil blend

Thieves Essential OilYou can cover more ground when you pair up with thieves—Thieves Essential Oil blend, that is! The purifying scent of Lemon, Clove, and Cinnamon is found in more than a dozen Young Living products, so you can stash this powerful concoction anywhere you might encounter monstrous odors.

Superpowers:
  • Neutralizes and purifies the air from strong odors when diffused
  • Cleanses when applied topically
  • Thieves Vitality™:
    • Supports a healthy immune system*

 

6. Lemongrass essential oil

Like Lemon, the aroma of Lemongrass essential oil offers a rejuvenating breath of fresh air. Release this sweet scent to tackle sour smells and send them packing.

Superpowers:
  • Has skin-cleansing properties
  • Purifies the air from bad odors
  • Lemongrass Vitality™:
    • Maintains a healthy circulatory system*

 

7. Cedarwood essential oil

Cedarwood Essential Oil

Cedarwood essential oil is a natural deodorizer and the likely choice for a loyal sidekick, thanks to its versatility. This timeless, familiar aroma can be added to almost any other blend or botanical to give it a sweeter, earthier profile.

Superpowers:
  • Has skin-cleansing properties
  • Helps maintain the appearance of youthful skin and healthy-looking hair
  • Is a natural deodorizer

 

8. Vetiver essential oil

An unexpected and somewhat mysterious aide, Vetiver essential oil has a woodsy aroma that can invite a soothing, comforting ambiance into any space.

Superpowers:
  • Promotes a focused environment and a calm, relaxing atmosphere when diffused
  • Eases occasional restlessness as part of a bedtime routine
  • May help appearance of even skin tone

 

9. Oregano essential oil

Oregano essential oil uses and benefitsYou might not think to keep Oregano essential oil in your arsenal; but once you do, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without it. Use Oregano everywhere from the kitchen to the massage table!

Superpowers:
  • Helps purify the air when diffused
  • Is great for massage when diluted with V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex, especially on fatigued areas after activity
  • Oregano Vitality™:
    • Is cleansing for the digestive system*
    • Adds a pop of flavor to any savory dish

 

10. Grapefruit essential oil

Do you need something to power your second wind? Blast through any final challenge with the uplifting, energizing scent of Grapefruit essential oil.

Superpowers:
  • Has skin-cleansing properties
  • Provides an uplifting and energizing aroma
  • Grapefruit Vitality™:
    • Supports weight management*
    • Contains antioxidant properties*

 

11. R.C. essential oil blend

RC essential oil bottle Young LivingRecuperation is important when you’ve completed a heroic task, so set yourself on the path back to 100 percent with R.C. essential oil blend, which features Spruce, Cypress, and three types of Eucalyptus.

Superpowers:
  • Provides a crisp aroma that supports the feeling of normal, clear breathing
  • Promotes a relaxing aroma in a stuffy environment
  • Can be used as part of an exercise routine to promote the sensation of deeper breathing

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. YoungLiving products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.