Using Essential Oils Topically

Using Essential Oils Topically

All-natural essential oils can be used in a large range of incredible ways. Essential oils are used in aromatherapy, digestive medicines and solutions; but it is also used topically. The plentiful benefits of these oils can be received through the skin (the largest organ of our body). We all know that the skin is a very important part of the body and that we need to keep it super healthy. Essential oils are incredibly good for the skin and could be used to treat various different skin related problems. These oils will not only keep your skin healthy, they will also keep other parts of your body healthy too.

Essential oils are used all the way from mood improvement, weight loss, and mental health treatments to making all-natural cosmetics or beauty related products. The uses for these amazing oils are endless and also are the way to apply them. Applying essential oils topically is one of the most well-known ways of using essential oils and it is great way to receive the amazing benefits from these oils. There are different places on the body that you can apply essential oils depending on why you need them. Here is a list of places on the body where certain oils are perfect and why they are perfect in that place.

15 perfect places for applying essential oils topically

1. Back of neck or temples

If you are feeling nauseas, motion sickness, stressed, headaches or insomnia, apply essential on the temples or the back of the neck. These are the most affective areas while trying to improve these symptoms. The most effective essential oils for these symptoms and areas are Lavender Oil, Peppermint Oil and Basil Oil. Note that a little goes a long way, so only 1 or 2 drops are perfect. Also make sure to check with your doctor and see if you are not allergic to any of these oils before using them topically.

2. Outside of ears

We have all gotten earaches or summer’s ears from playing in the pool, ocean, river or simple from cold wind hitting our ears and we all know they are not fun at all. If you have either of these, apply Lavender Oil or Basil Oil on the outer part of your ear to feel relief from these symptoms. Let’s face it, no one wants earaches! Try this natural and effective alternative.

3. Behind ears

If you are experiencing dizziness, anxiety, fatigue or headaches, apply these key essential oil in the area behind your ears: Lemon Oil, Peppermint Oil or Eucalyptus. If you are experiencing insomnia, apply Lavender Oil or Chamomile Oil to the same area.

4. Shoulders

If you are prone to shoulder or joint pain, try applying Ylang Ylang Oil, Wintergreen Oil or Clove Oil on your shoulders. Massage oil in firmly and feel the awesome relief of these all-natural oils.

  5. Over the heart

Do you feel stressed, depressed or have high blood pressure? Apply Ylang Ylang Oil or Bergamot Oil over the area of the heart and feel the calming sensation from these oils.

6. Chest

We all get a those annoying colds or coughs every once in a while and they are hard to deal with. It usually depends on the season, temperature or person but we all usually get colds 1 or 2 times a year. If you want a soothing natural solution, apply Peppermint Oil, Eucalyptus Oil or Lemon Oil on your chest and message in to the skin. If you are done with your cold, try this natural solution! It can also help with chest congestion, bronchitis and asthma.

7. Abdomen

Clary Sage Oil is perfect if you’re experience menstrual cramps. Message in to the abdomen and feel the relief. Also, if you are feeling nauseas or are experiencing digestive issues, apply Peppermint Oil, Ginger Oil or Fennel Oil around the same area to improve your symptoms.

8. Inner Arch

If you experience back pain, try this solution. Apply Cypress Oil, Marjoram Oil or Wintergreen Oil to the inner arch of your foot. Also, for kidneys and adrenal glands, apply Clove Oil, Grapefruit Oil or Rosemary Oil in the same area.

9. Outer Arch

For overall health and improvement of the colon, bladder and liver apply Grapefruit Oil, Juniper Oil or Lemongrass Oil to the outer arch area of your foot. Message in the oil of your choice and leave as much time as desired.

10. Sole of foot

Another great solution for asthma, coughs and bronchitis is applying Peppermint Oil, Eucalyptus Oil or Lemon Oil to the sole of the foots to feel the soothing relief of your symptoms. Also, for high blood pressure Ylang Ylang Oil or Bergamot Oil is perfect when applied to the sole of the foot. Massage in desired oil to the sole of your feet and leave as long as desired.

11. Bottom of big toe

If you experience headaches frequently or non-frequently, this solution is great for you. Apply Peppermint Oil, Lavender Oil or Rosemary Oil to the bottom of your big toe or toes to experience relief from these headaches. You can leave the oil as much as desired and apply it as many times as you want. No one likes having headaches and they are very common, so try out this all-natural solution!

12. Base of big toe

For overall metabolism health, thyroid and pituitary gland, apply Myrtle Oil to the base of your big toe or toes. Apply as many times a day as wanted.

13. Base of middle toe

For overall eye health or eye strain, apply Peppermint Oil, Frankincense oil or Chamomile Oil to the base of the middle toe. Massage desired oil to the base of the middle toe and leave as much as desired.

14. Bottom of pinky toe

For earaches or vertigo, apply Lemon Oil, Lavender Oil or Basil Oil to the bottom of your pinky toe or toes to feel relief from these symptoms.

15. Base of pinky toe

For shoulder or joint pain, apply Ylang Ylang Oil, Clove Oil or Wintergreen Oil to receive relief from these annoying pains. Apply as many times a day as desired.


Here at Interbio, we not only want to offer the best all-natural essential oils and give the best possible service, but we also want to show you all the amazing ways of using these all-natural oils. If you have 1 or 100 types of essential oils, there are endless amazing things you can do with each one of them and we want to share those things with you. If you enjoyed this blog and want you learn more about the amazing things you can do with all-natural essential oils, take a look at the blog section of our site!

  • Jun 26, 2018
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