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.

15 Carrier Oils for Essential Oils

You've probably been hearing a lot about essential oil uses and benefits lately. And in the descriptions of how essential oils can be used topically to fight infections and improve the health of your skin, ...

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Top Tea Tree Oil Uses and Benefits

Tea tree oil, also known as melaleuca, is well-known for its powerful antiseptic properties and ability to treat wounds, which is why it's one of the top antibacterial essential oils. Tea tree is a volatile essential ...

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Essential Oils: 11 Main Benefits and 101 Uses

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years in various cultures for medicinal and health purposes. Because of their antidepressant, stimulating, detoxifying, antibacterial, antiviral and calming properties, they continue to gain popularity as natural, ...

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