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.

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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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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7 Best Essential Oils for Relaxation

Essential oils have been around for centuries. They've been utilized since ancient times in various cultures, including China, Egypt, India and Southern Europe. Some essential oils have even been applied to the dead as part of ...

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