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Best Essential Oils for Women: Aromatherapy Answers for Improved Health

For Centuries, women have looked to essential oils to improve their health and feel more beautiful. From hormone balancing, to skin care, mood enhancement and pain relief, aromatherapy cures all that ails.

Here are our top picks for the best essential oils for women:

Clary Sage

Clary Sage is the “holy grail” of essential oils for women. A clinically-proven anti-depressant that balances hormones, Clary Sage eases the discomfort of PMS cramps and mood swings during menstrual cycles. A 2014 study published in the Journal of Phytotherapy Researchfound that inhalation of Clary Sage oil had the ability to reduce cortisol levels by 36% and improve thyroid hormone levels (TSH).

Clary Sage balances estrogen production in the body. A lot of health issues today, like infertility and estrogen-based cancers, are caused from excess estrogen in the body.

Add a few drops of Body Bliss 100% Organic Clary Sage Essential Oilin the bath, or massage a few drops on your abdomen during “that time of the month.” Tranquil Violet Clary Sage Votive Candle and Tranquil Organic Clary Sage Violet Leaf Shea Body Lotion are excellent for relaxation and well-being.


Lemon has energizing and de-stressing properties. Simultaneously stimulating and calming, it is excellent for mental clarity, mood enhancement and concentration. Lemon essential oil also has anti-bacterial, astringent, detoxifying, antiseptic and antifungal properties.

Throughout history, women have used lemon for infections, skin and hair disorders, stomach problems, and generalized fatigue. It is a rich source of antioxidants which are beneficial for healthy skin. Vitamin C helps to de-toxify the body. It blends well with many other essential oils including lavender, rose, sandalwood, peppermint, and geranium.

Rub a couple drops of Body Bliss 100% Organic Lemon Peel Essential Oilbetween your hands and inhale for a quick pick-me-up, or a drop into a glass water each day. For face and body hydration and detoxification, try I RESTORE Lemon Leaf Rose Facial Oiland RADIANT Organic Lemon Amber Shea Butter Cream.

Feeling adventurous? Add a couple drops of lemon essential oil to softened butter and use on fish or steamed vegetables. Add lemon oil to cakes, cookies, and of course lemonade!


A staple in the home of every amateur alchemist, lavender reduces stress and calms nerves. It is great for irritated skin and helpful for sleep problems. Lavender used topically is especially soothing for post-menopausal skin that is thinning and dry. It also balances hormones, offering pain relief (particularly abdominal cramps associated with PMS and menstrual symptoms), as well as decreasing feelings of depression, calming the stomach, and relieving headaches.

Add a few drops of our 100% Organic Lavender Vera Essential Oil to your evening bath. Spray your pillow with Dream Mist Lavender Provence. For equal amounts of relaxation and hydration, try Lavender Blue Chamomile Jojoba Body Lotion.


Geranium is known as a balancing oil. It influences the release of adrenal hormones and also reduces fluctuations in hormone levels. Ideal for balancing skin oil, it helps with skin irritation and conditions.

Add one drop of Body Bliss Organic Geranium Oil to your body moisturizer or your shampoo to keep hair healthy. Heartful Organic Geranium Rose Shea Body Lotion and Heartful Organic Geranium Rose Sudsy Sugar Scrub, from the Body Bliss Chakra Balancing Collection, is uplifting and balancing.

Have your own essential oil blend that works for women’s wellness? Please share!

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