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Top 10 Best Essential Oils Every Home Should Have

Essential oils can be used in a few different ways. You can diffuse essential oils into the air, apply them topically, and even ingest a few of them. But do you know which ones to use and why? Here are the Top 10 Best Essential Oils Every Home Should Have.

Top 10 Best Essential Oils

Top 10  Best Essential Oils Every Home Should Have


Lavender Essential Oil helps with relaxation and induces sleep naturally. It is also excellent to use on minor burns and wounds, and even the sting from bug bites. There are many uses for Lavender Oil. Check out our list of 50 Lavender Essential Oil uses for the home.


When you need to get rid of stress and anxiety, diffuse Frankincense. It also speeds up healing, relieves pain, and can by applied to bug bites, stings, and minor cuts and bruises.


Lemon Essential Oil helps to raise your energy level and bring out positivity. It is also an excellent natural cleaner and is perfect to use all over the house, especially in the kitchen and bathroom.


Peppermint is a natural appetite suppressant and smelling it throughout the day helps to reduce hunger pains. Apply a drop to the temples to alleviate tension headaches.

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil, also known as Melaleuca, is a natural antimicrobial. It can clear up skin issues like acne, cold sores, rashes, dandruff, and even ear infections.


Eucalyptus Essential Oil is what you want to grab when you are congested or couching. Inhale deeply and also rub it onto the back and chest to open the lungs up to help you breathe easier.


Oregano Essential Oil is a powerful antibiotic and can fight infections. It increases your overall immunity. Apply to the bottom of the feet at the first sign of getting sick to help combat pathogens.


Smelling in the citrus goodness from Grapefruit Essential Oil is an immediate energy booster. It also helps to fight off depression. Add a drop in a tall glass of water as an appetite suppressant and even as a hangover cure.

Roman Chamomile

If you have skin irritations or bruises, apply Roman Chamomile to stimulate healing. Breathe it in straight from the bottle or diffuse it to help melt stress away. It also induces sleep and fights insomnia.

Ylang Ylang

Diffuse a few drops of Ylang Ylang when you need to find your patience and be kind to yourself. It also is a natural aphrodisiac.

And for an added bonus, I’d also recommend throwing in Garlic essential oil. Why? There are numerous benefits of Garlic oil for your health as well as antibacterial properties.

Essential Oils can be very beneficial to your home when you have the right oils and use them the right ways. Be sure to research each of these oils and the proper way to use them with carrier oils before applying.

What are the best Essential Oils that you use in your home?

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Darlene Coombs

Tuesday 24th of July 2018

Thanks for all the exciting information on the essential oils and their benefits really helpful to me. I have a few but now I’m going out to purchase the rest


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Wednesday 20th of July 2016

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Saturday 25th of April 2015

I'm probably the only person who hasn't used an essential oil yet. Though I've been wanting to try them one day! I hear a lot of great things about lavendar


Thursday 23rd of April 2015

You listed 3 of my favorites that I always have on hand. Ylang Ylang is one of my absolute favorites.

Lena Burkut

Thursday 23rd of April 2015

Great list! I so need to get some of these. I think I only have peppermint

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