- “Antimicrobial properties” (Pletcher)
- “act as an expectorant for loosening phlegm and easing congestion” (Nordqvist)
- “may be beneficial for pain relief and/or useful to athletes as a passive form of warm-up” (Nordqvist)
- “antimicrobial, antiseptic, antioxidant, chemotherapeutic, respiratory and gastrointestinal disorder treatment, wound healing, and insecticidal/insect repellent...” (Dhakad, et al)
- Nordqvist, Joseph. “Eucalyptus: What Are the Health Benefits?” Edited by Debra Rose Wilson, Medical News Today, MediLexicon International, 5 Jan. 2018, www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/266580#eucalyptus_health_benefit.
- Ratini, Melinda. “Slideshow: 12 Ways to Use Eucalyptus Oil.” WebMD, WebMD, 19 Dec. 2019, www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/ss/slideshow-eucalyptus-oil-benefits-and-uses.
- Dhakad, Ashok K, et al. “Biological, Medicinal and Toxicological Significance of Eucalyptus Leaf Essential Oil: A Review.” Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, U.S. National Library of Medicine, 11 Sept. 2017, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28758221/
- Pletcher, Peggy. “9 Unexpected Benefits of Eucalyptus Oil.” Edited by Natalie Butler, Healthline, Red Ventures Company, 25 July 2017, www.healthline.com/health/9-ways-eucalyptus-oil-can-help.
- “Antimicrobial, insecticidal and pesticidal, analgesic and anesthetic, vasodilating (and vasoconstricting), anti-inflammatory” (White)
- “relieving some of the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome” (Kligler)
- “may be effective in the treatment of tension headache” (Gujral)
- Helps with “bloating, itching, indigestion, and colds and flu” (Ehrlich)
- Kligler, Benjamin, and Sapna Chaudary. “Peppermint Oil.” American Family Physician, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1 Apr. 2007, www.aafp.org/afp/2007/0401/p1027.html.
- Ehrlich, Steven D. “Peppermint.” Penn State Hershey Health Information Library, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, 1 Jan. 2017, http://pennstatehershey.adam.com/content.aspx?productid=107&pid=33&gid=000269
- Gujral, Harpreet. “Aromatherapy: Do Essential Oils Really Work?” Aromatherapy: Do Essential Oils Really Work? | Johns Hopkins Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/aromatherapy-do-essential-oils-really-work.
- NCCIH. “Peppermint Oil.” National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sept. 2016, www.nccih.nih.gov/health/peppermint-oil.
- White, Adrian. “Can Peppermint Oil Benefit Your Hair?” Edited by Cynthia Cobb, Healthline, Red Ventures Company, 13 Nov. 2018, www.healthline.com/health/peppermint-oil-for-hair#bottom-line
Tea Tree Oil
- “Insect Repellent, Natural Deodorant, and Antiseptic for minor cuts and scrapes” (Spritzler)
- “may kill bacteria and fungus, and reduce allergic skin reactions” (WebMD)
- “calm redness, swelling, and inflammation” (Cronkleton)
- Spritzler, Franziska. “14 Benefits and Uses for Tea Tree Oil.” Healthline, Healthline Media, 21 Apr. 2017, www.healthline.com/nutrition/tea-tree-oil#3.-Natural-Deodorant.
- WebMD. “TEA TREE OIL: Overview, Uses, Side Effects, Precautions, Interactions, Dosing and Reviews.” WebMD, WebMD, www.webmd.com/vitamins/ai/ingredientmono-113/tea-tree-oil.
- Cronkleton, Emily, and Cynthia Cobb. “How Does Tea Tree Oil Help the Skin?” Healthline, Red Ventures Company, 7 Mar. 2019, www.healthline.com/health/tea-tree-oil-for-skin.