An Uncomplicated Life Blog: My Top 10 Most Used Essential Oils

Monday, May 4, 2020

My Top 10 Most Used Essential Oils

What they are and how I use them in daily life


I've been "oily" for six years now. I've amassed quite a collection of oils. In fact, they're all over my home! The biggest stash is stored in a box from Aroma Outfitters in a cool, dark and childproof'd cabinet. But there's a few by my bed and a good number in my bathroom vanity drawer too. I travel with them. I reach for various oils throughout the day. Once you learn about them and get to know them, you find you can't be without them! Some I reach for more than others. This post is all about my top 10 favorite, most used essential oils. The ones I order before I'm even out of them because I don't want to be without them.

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If you're a budget shopper, check out this post I made about my top 10 oil list for essential oils that cost $10 or less!

This list of my top 10 most used essential oils covers a wide range of uses, to extremely practical like cleaning and laundry to immune support to simply my favorite blends to diffuse. There's a little something for everyone in here! If you're looking for more ways to use your oils, be sure and follow @uncomplicatedlifeblogoils on Instagram. I post tons of ways to use oils, oil info, diffuser blends and all kinds of other good stuff on that account almost daily. Whether you're new to oils or an old pro, check out all these uses for my all time favorite oils:

Lemon
Lemon is one of those oils that has a million uses. I make this cleaner, great for windows, glass and patio furniture that isn't wood. It's in my most favorite diffuser blend (rosemary, lemon and peppermint) that smells just like a spa. It's an energy boosting oil, so diffuse it if you're feeling sluggish. I carried a bottle of it around when I was pregnant and smelled it whenever nausea would hit me.



Lavender
I call lavender the queen of all oils. It literally has a million uses, from calming skin irritations and reducing scars, to promoting sleep to helping my kids calm down from a tantrum. I have a DIY acne clearing face wash with lavender in it (check out the before and after pics of how it helped my acne scars!)



Patchouli
Kind of a weird one for a "top 10" list, right? But this is one of my favorites to use with other oils. It's a staple in my diffuer! Patchouli and sweet orange is amazing; it's my mood boosting blend when I'm having a "blah" day. Patchouli and lavender is calming and grounding. If you're lucky enough to have a bottle of rose essential oil, patchouli and rose is fantastic diffused in your home. The earthy scent of the patchouli and the floral of the rose go together like peas and carrots.



Sweet Orange
There's no way you can smell this oil and not be happy. It's just like cutting into a fresh orange! Since it's in the citrus family, you can use it with your cleaners. I use it with other oils (see above) in my diffuser. In fact, this might be one of my most diffused oils! In the fall, I'm a fan of sweet orange and clove and often have that running all holiday season. I wish this oil came in a big 30ml bottle because I use it that often!



Clary Sage
Ladies, how are those hormones? Clary sage is an estrogen booster, and if you're looking to balance your hormones, it's great to use for the first 14 days (or until the day you ovulate) of your cycle when your estrogen naturally drops. It's also been noted to be a natural anti-depressant and anti-anxiety oil. I apply it to my inner forearms with a carrier oil before bed regularly for it's calming benefits.



Tea Tree
Anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-microbial, this is the anti oil king! Good for acne breakouts (apply directly to the blemish). I put a drop on my toe when I had a particularly aggressive pedicure that caused some red inflammation (the gal was a little too heavy handed digging out my cuticle) and it prevented an infection. I've used it to clean my yoga mat (a few drops added to witch hazel; spay your mat down and let it sit in the sun).



Frankincense
If tea tree is the king of being "anti-bad-things", frankincense is the king of oils for the skin! It's great to add to your skincare routine for anti-aging benefits. I add a drop to my moisturizer daily. It's one of the oils that's safe during pregnancy and (very dilluted) for babies. One drop of lavender and frankincense added to coconut oil is great for a diaper rash. Speaking of, this oil is great for various skin rashes and irritations. I have a DIY makeup removing wipe that has frankincense in it which helps with wrinkle prevention, too.



Zen
My favorite blend of all time, this oil is a dupe of Young Living's Peace & Calming. I diffuse it all the time! It's also good in a roller bottle as perfume. It helps with anxiety and stress - in fact, it's my go to oil for stress relief. It's also great diffused at night to help create a calm environment great for sleep.



Royal
What I love about this oil is that it's a blend of various sandalwood varieties, as well as a few other earthy, grounding oils. Sandalwood is a super expensive oil, but this blend gives you access to all that oils benefits for $22. I love diffusing this for it's calming, relaxing and earthy scent. When you want things to be mellow and chill, put this one in your diffuser and get re-centered and connected.



Immunity Boost (Protect)
As a former Young Living oil lover, Immunity Boost is an EXACT dupe of Thieves. As the name suggests, it's great for boosting your immune system, and I have it going as soon as school starts and the kids start bringing home all the bugs from their classmates. Diffuse it (especially with lemon), put it in a roller bottle and apply it to the bottoms of your feet before bed (I keep the roller bedside) and if you take oils internally, add a drop to your favorite tea. I swear it shortens the length of any cold I get and if I start my regimen the second I feel something coming on, sometimes it curbs the cold entirely before I actually get sick. I put Protect in parenthesis because it's the doTERRA On Guard dupe. I never used that oil brand so I was unaware of how great it is, but it's very similar to Thieves. I ordered it to compare the two, and I have to say... I'm a bigger fan of Protect than Immunity Boost! It uses wild orange instead of lemon and a different variety of cinnamon, and it's quite lovely. I'll likely switch out all my Immunity Boost bottles to use Protect instead!


These are all the oils that I use consistently in and around my person and home. Whether I'm making a DIY like a cleaner, trying to boost my health and immune system or simply want a pleasant smell diffusing, these are my top 10 most used, go to essential oils. The ones I order more of before I even run out, because I never ever want to be out of them!

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