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Latinas Are Using Essential Oils To Relax During Quarantine

Just like us, essential oils like eucalyptus, lavender and peppermint are so much more than what they appear to be.

As beautiful as their smells are, their benefits are even better. From anti-bacterial and stress relief traits to helping depression and aid digestion, essential oils can provide it all. Infused with potent ingredients essential oils can also often provide soothing benefits that can be extremely effective. Recently, we asked our FIERCE readers if they have any essential oils that they find particularly useful, and the responses were pretty helpful.

Check out the recommended essential oils below and the brands that Latinas recommended.

Eucalyptus and lavender.

“Target has essentials oils in like sprays… So worth getting them! I have eucalyptus and lavender and with one spray, you’re good to go!” – cynthia_juarez25

“Lavender mixed with eucalyptus & rosemary is my favorite combo for a relaxing mood.” – e_tinez177

“It depends on what you want the oil to do. For pain, hot oils like lavender and peppermint are good. For freshness or a clean smell any citrus would be good. I love orange and lemon zest smells.” –j_rraeee

The top essential oils for headache relief

“Past tense Doterra for headache relief.” – alexestrella16

Which includes Peppermint

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“Lavender to sleep and peppermint for headaches.” – mrs.hernandez_has_fans

“Young living is amazing! You can always join using the link in my bio, or dm me if you have questions. They’re safe for you, babies, and pups! Young living is a great emotional support & I’m so grateful for it.” – nikoily.essentials

Grapefruit

“Grapefruit, good for soothing the soul, helps with addiction/recovery, mood enhancer. Frankincense, mood enhancer, soul cleansing, ancestor offering, grounding. Mint (all kinds) refreshing, cleansing, uplifting, clearing (keep it light if you have cats, it’s toxic to them) Ummm I could do this all day, should I go on?” – mixed_and_amused

Tea tree oil

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Hello everyone! How are you? Review time #teatreeoil As everyone knows tea tree oil is known for its anti inflammatory properties and the wonders it can do to heal acne..🤷 After having tried all the famous dermatologits in karachi i turned towards remedies amd the first one was ofcourse the tea tree oil. I knew it from the start about this product but wasnt sure about its availabality in pakistan Even though there were some local brands selling it but i am very selective when it comes to the skincare products as i didnt want to try anything for the fear that it might worsen it. I knew about the @thebodyshoppakistan tea tree oil and the wonders it does but it was too expensive for me then. At that time of darkness @conatural tea tree oil saved my life for it was not only half the price of the body shop tea tree oil but was also available at a nearby mart @springspk because a few years back it was not easy to get hands on @thebodyshop products in pakistan as they were only available on selective stores. It helped reduce the acne but my acne type was rosacea (inflamnatory skin condition). 👍I used it for around 8 months and it didnt not completely treat the skin but definatedly reduced it.My dermatologist recommended to use it on my blackheads on nose 👎it has a really dark scent but it diminshes as it dries 👎my face would look really red while i would have it on my face 👍you can add a few drops in your shampoo to treat dandruff amd to stop bacteria coming to your face from hair. LAIBA, XOXO #karachiblogger #pakistaniblogger #bloggersofinstagram #skincaretips #skinaddict #iqraaziz #iqraaziz #imranabbas #mahirakhan #sajalaly #mehwishhayat #ushnashah #farhansaeed #mawrahocane #urwahone #atifaslam #aizakhan #danishtaimoor #ahadrazamir #haniaamir #mayaali #aimankhan #minalkhan #sarahkhan r #neelammuneer #pakistani #girls #islamabad #karachigirls #blogger #pakistani

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“Tea tree oil! It’s like an all purpose cleaner but natural. Best part is it’s not just for cleaning, you can use it when you’re sick, have allergies, or for beauty purposes, repels bugs, and you can mix it with other oils to give it a bigger bang!!” – jacqueline.guti

“Lavender- keeps mosquitos away & it’s relaxing
Peppermint- keeps bugs away & keeps you fresh on a very hot day especially your thighs
Eucalyptus- helps stress
Those are my top 3. ” – _aineri

Citrus

“Young living: Stress Away, Citrus Fresh, thieves!” – jackiee1920

“Patchouli and sweet orange are great for anxiety.” – krisalida3

And of course, Vicks was the most recommended

“Vicks is technically an essential oil” –gabrielleanais

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