Essential Oils 101: Everything You Need to Know

Find out which essential oils you can use to look and feel your best.

Essential Oils 101: Everything You Need to Know

By Reina Berger

Essential oils have been around for thousands of years and yet after all this time, it seems as though they are still shrouded in mystery. With so many different types of oils out there it can feel intimidating trying to navigate that world to find the one that suits you best. We spoke with beauty expert and celebrity skincare specialist Susan Ciminelli to learn more about essential oils and find out about the benefits and uses. Check out this guide to become an expert on the subject and be sure to read The Ciminelli Solution: A 7-Day Plan for Radiant Skin to discover more useful tips!


More: Dr. Oz's Essential Oils Guide

Bergamot Oil

Bergamot oil provides powerful benefits for both the mind and body. You may recognize the name from Earl Grey tea, as it is the essential oil used in creating it. Linked to wellness, hydration, and emotional wellbeing, bergamot is very uplifting for the senses. You can use this oil to improve your mood and ease stress by inhaling the scent or rubbing it on your skin and you can also ease cold and cough symptoms by rubbing the oil on your chest or adding it to warm water so it can loosen phlegm.

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