A guide to essential oils

Kayla Copeland, Managing Editor

Something that has been popular recently is essential oils. While some argue that these good smelling oils don’t accomplish anything, there are others that claim that they help with stress relief, concentration, and more. If you are new to the oil world, here is a list of the different essential oils and their uses.


To fall asleep. Oils such as lavender, sandalwood, rose, and cedar help a person relax and clear their mind so that they have an easier time falling asleep.


Stress relief. Chamomile, lemon, and orange are known to relieve stress and to help a person decompress.


To improve concentration. Scents such as basil, peppermint, and pine are said to help a person focus on the task they are trying to accomplish.

For an energy boost. Jasmine, black pepper, and eucalyptus are supposed to help give a person some extra energy for the day.