Essential Oils That Help With Skin Problems

Posted by jeff on 5/11/2010 to Oils

Essential oils have been used for many different physical ailments through out history. One of those ailments are skin problems. Below are some essential oils that have been used medically to help with discomforts that skin irritations provide.

Mastic Oil: Mastic Oil is an organic essential oil that comes from the resin of an evergreen shrub. It has been known to help with skin conditions such as acne and eczema. It is also handy for wounds.

Camomille Oil: Camomille oil is used for a variety of skin ailments. It can be used for dry, itchy skin irritations or allergic reactions. It can also help with dermatitis, eczema, rashes, and redness.

Benzoin Oil: Benzoin oil helps with dermatitis and cracked skin. It can also work well with other organic essential oils to help with skin conditions. Good mixes for dry or cracked skin are mixing jojoba and sandalwood oil.
Lavender Oil: Lavender oil is great for many different types of skin problems. Some things that it has been known to help are oily skin, burns, wounds, lice, stings, acne, abscesses, boils, sunburns, psoriasis, and insect bites. It also can be applied to the skin to work as an insect repellent and to heal cuts.

Tea Tree Oil: Tea tree organic essential oil is mainly used for scrapes and minor cuts, but it can be used for many other skin irritations. Other remedies include acne, athlete's foot, irritated skin after waxing or shaving, minor burns, and chapped lips. It is one of the most used organic essential oils for skin irritations.

Manuka Oil: This oil is known to help itchy and irritated skin. Manuka oil is often used for chafing and rashes, like athlete's foot. It is also used for body odor, oily skin and acne.

These oils are only a small sampling of organic essential oils that can be used to help irritated skin conditions. Natural treatments can be used to correct skin problems. Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years, and are still a popular choice today.