Generally, Essential oils are nonaqueous solutions that are naturally extracted from plants, shrubs and tree parts. These parts are stem, roots, flowers, resins, fruits.
Process of Extraction of Essential Oils
There are four methods that are mostly used for the extraction of Pure Essential oils.
- Solvent Extraction
- CO2 Extraction
Preparation methodology of Essential Oils
- Firstly, we gather flowers, flaxseeds, and leaves from the trees and plants.
- Then we cut those items into small components.
- Mix with water until its aqueous solution occurs.
- Pressurize them from the dies until their whole liquid comes out.
- Collect this liquid into a pan and container.
- Add some artificial fragrance products to them.
- Now heat this product until their mixture completely turns out.
- Store into a cold chamber where nitrogen is there so that bacteria die.
Different Essential Oils to Tackle Skin Problems
1. Tea Tree Oils
The Tea Tree is also called Melaleuca alternifolia as it prepares from its leaves found in Queensland, Australia. There are many Indian brands that bottle up Tea Tree Oils. But, not all are effective or pure. So, choose wisely.
- Hand Sanitizer
It kills bacteria, viruses by antifungal, antibacterial properties.
- Natural Deodorant
Due to antibacterial effects dry out perspiration from the underarm.
It disinfects minor cuts and scrapes in the skin and prevents entering the bacteria, germs inside the body with the bloodstream.
- Soothe Skin Inflammation
When the skin comes into contact with an allergen, such as nickel. An allergen causes red, patchy, itchy skin.
2. Lavender Oil
Lavender oil is derived from the lavender plant. It can be taken orally, applied to the skin, and breathed through aromatherapy.
- Acne Treatment
It kills bacteria and heals acne skin problems as it unclogs skin pores and reduces inflammation.
- Cure for Eczema and Psoriasis
It has antifungal properties so it treats Eczema and Psoriasis. By cleansing skin, lessen redness and irritation.
- Soothes from Face Wrinkles
Lavender oil has antioxidants so it protects from free radicals that spread face lines and wrinkles.
- Anti-inflammatory Properties
It has a beta-caryophyllene which acts as a natural anti-inflammatory agent. Making problems like skin burn, and rashes.
3. Lemon Oil
Lemon Oil is extracted from the Lemon peel that is basically evergreen plants i.e. lemon plant.
- Facial Cleansing
Due to conditioning aspects, lemon oil is mostly preferred for cleansing the face from bacteria and germs.
- Acne Scars
Astringent and antimicrobial properties relieve the dead cells which clog skin pores.
- Bath Enhancer
Add some quantities of lemon oil into your bath water to make your mood and skin free. It contains properties like absorbent, fragrant, decreasing hyperpigmentation.
4. Eucalyptus Oil
Eucalyptus oil comes from the Eucalyptus tree by extraction.
Basically, reduce acne and Eczema by antifungal and antibacterial properties.
- Enhance Moisture
Increase ceramide production to retain skin moisture.
- Skin Lightening
Purposes are that make free dark spots, blurs from the skin by absorbent qualities.
5. Peppermint Oil
Peppermint leaves belong to the mint family of aromatic herbs. The main ingredient of peppermint oil is peppermint leaves.
- Skin Care
It is an aromatic compound in this oil so can be used as a natural deodorant for drying perspiration.
- Skin Cleansing
As antimicrobial nature helps to remove specks of dirt, germs, background, and fungus from the skin.
It clears wound by removing bacteria and germs which are trying to enter our bodies
- Hair Skin
It makes blood circulation, collagen production which renders hair skin lightening and bright due to the menthol present in it.
6. Jasmine Oil
Jasmine oil comes from the white flower of the Jasmine plant which is used for hormonal growth, relieving stress and making moods.
- Prevent Patchy Skin
The presence of high lubricant in this oil makes it good for the skin. By making skin lighten and bright.
Jasmine oil has a cicatrizing effect which promotes wound healing through the formation of scar tissue.
It has antibacterial features that help to remove dead cells and germs.
7. Rosemary Oil
Rosemary oil is extracted from Rosmarinus officinalis. It is also popular as the Rosmarinus coronarium of the Labiatae family.
- Relieve Muscles with Joint Pains
It has antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory features that make it best for relieving muscle skin pain.
- Boost Immunity System
Antifungal and antibacterial properties brim our immune system of the skin to fight infections.
- Reduce Acne and Fights sign of Ageing
It helps in fighting sunburn and fight ageing due to the production of new skin cells. And antibacterial properties fight acne.
Remember directly not to use essential oils as acidic in nature so make them neutral add some carrier oils like coconut oils, raspberry oils otherwise you can use water.
To sum it up, we can say we do not require chemical items to maintain our skin glossy and shiny. We have a lot of natural essential oils which do not have any major side effects.