Essential oils are what gives plants their scent and can protect them in different climates and environmental conditions. Extracted, these oils emit pleasant aromas that some people say reduces tension and stress. You can also use these oils on your skin, or even as a cooking ingredient. Some of the most common oils are derivatives of lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, lemongrass, and cedar, though there are countless others available. If you’ve thought about trying essential oils but don’t know where to start, here are some tips to help you find your first set.

This kit contains some basic blends. Lagunamoon

The highest quality essential oils are 100 percent pure, derived solely from the plant named on the bottle, with no additives. Most are made from organically grown plants free of chemicals and pesticides.

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This handpicked selection includes fragrances from all over the world. Pure Aroma

Some essential oil scents are common, while fragrances like frankincense are rarer. Look for an essential oil set that includes basic aromas like lavender, orange, peppermint, eucalyptus lemongrass, tea tree, cedar, and rosemary. You can add specialized vials to your set individually.

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The fragrances in this kit are not diluted. Artizen

Essential oils have many uses, but the most popular is aromatherapy. It’s purported that when diffused in a room’s atmosphere, various individual oils have qualities that promote happy, calming, and peaceful moods.