Essential oils for men and their benefits
Gone are the days when taking care of oneself used to be a woman’s thing. Today, men are investing their time and money in grooming and have been trying different things in order to take care of themselves. There are many products that we can add to our routine and essential oils have been topping our list.
For those who don’t know, essential oils are compounds extracted from plants, capturing the scent and flavour. The oils are obtained through distillation or mechanical methods such as cold pressing.
Wondering how can you use essential oils regularly? You have come to the right place. Listed below are five essential oils and their benefits.
Lavender essential oil: This essential is quite popular and is used for different purposes. Experts say that it has anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antidepressant, antiseptic, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. Lavender essential can be useful in treating anxiety and insomnia.
Rose essential oil: Want to add essential oil to your skincare routine? If yes, then this is the one. Derived from the rose plant, this essential oil can help in treating irritated skin and sun damage. Rose essential oil may also help in reducing scars or stretch marks.
Black pepper essential oil: Black pepper as a spice is very popular but not many use its essential oil. However, it can prove helpful in improving the health of the nervous and digestive systems. Those who go to the gym regularly should surely add this oil to their routine as it can provide relief from spasms, muscle pulls, cramps and convulsions.
Sandalwood essential oil: This essential oil is known to be a natural relaxant. Those who feel stressed due to their work and other issues can try this oil. Apart from promoting calmness, sandalwood essential oil can also help in maintaining blood pressure.
Eucalyptus essential oil: While this essential oil might not be known to many, it has many benefits. It works as a repellant to keep bugs away. It can also be used to disinfect wounds. Experts also say that eucalyptus essential oil can help in easing joint pain.
So, which essential oil are you planning to try first? Let us know by tweeting to us @TimesNow.