Essential Oils

Our essential oil articles discuss their scientific origin, health benefits, possible uses, potential side effects and drug interactions. Written by qualified journalists or Dr. Axe himself, each piece is based on studies and always fact-checked.

Best Essential Oils for Summer Wellness

During the summer season, essential oils can offer a refreshing and uplifting experience, and there are several essential oils for summer wellness. Here are some of the best essential oils for summer and their potential benefits: 1. ...

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11 Benefits of Melissa Essential Oil

Melissa essential oil, also known as lemon balm oil, is used in traditional medicine to help treat a number of health concerns, including insomnia, anxiety, migraines, hypertension, diabetes, herpes and dementia. This lemon-scented oil can ...

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Ylang Ylang Boosts Heart Health, Moods and Energy

What is ylang ylang essential oil good for? It's considered an effective antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic and sedative. It’s also been highly sought after for centuries for its ability to thicken hair and its skin-healing properties. In addition to its ...

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Proven Myrrh Oil Benefits & Uses

Myrrh is most commonly known as one of the gifts (along with gold and frankincense) the three wise men brought to Jesus in the New Testament. In fact, it was actually mentioned in the Bible ...

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