If you like the idea of using more natural remedies, at some point, you’ve probably wandered over to the display of essential oils at the health food store.
Those dark, tiny bottles pack some potent stuff. The right essential oil can affect your mood, tackle first aid problems, help you lose weight, and even make you less miserable when you’re in the throes of a cold or allergies. But which one does which?
Figuring out which essential oils to stock can be a little overwhelming. The good news: You don’t actually have to begin with buying every single bottle on the store shelf all at once. We spoke with natural health expert Elizabeth Trattner, AP, DOM, on her top 5 essential oils to keep on hand for everyday ailments. Consider these picks your essential oil starter kit.
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