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.

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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