If you’re into Pinterest or DIY blogs like me, you may have noticed that articles and recipes featuring essential oils tend to be geared towards women. Even so, everyone can benefit from essential oils, and men needn’t feel left out! This Father’s Day (and all year long), you can treat yourself or the men in your life to these all-natural marvels.
You and your guy friends may think of essential oils as too flowery, but there’s no need to worry, because there are plenty of oils that fit the “masculine” bill.
Here are some essential oils, their aromas and ailments they may aid, so you can pick the best one for you.
Cedarwood: Spicy, sweet, woody
Helps: Repel insects, fight foot funk, decrease mucus
Cypress: Fresh, herbaceous, slightly woody
Helps: Calm, support prostate health, maintain pancreas health, reduce normal sweating, ease minor muscle discomfort
Eucalyptus: Fresh, woody, earthy
Helps: Reduce tension, clear passageways, increase concentration
Patchouli: Earthy, smoky, woody
Helps: Fight foot funk, mild acne, nervousness, flaky scalp
Sweet Orange: Sweet, sugary, citrusy
Helps: Mild heartburn, ease breathing
Vetiver: Musky, rich, sweet undertone
Helps: Mild acne, tension, normal sleeplessness
Other essential oils you may enjoy: Bergamot (fresh), Black Pepper (crisp), Clary Sage (musky), Clove (warm), Lavender (herbaceous), Peppermint (refreshing), Pine (woody), Rosemary (herbal), Tea Tree (spicy) and many more!