These 10 essential oils are a must have for anyone that enjoys using essential oils for a natural way to help many different conditions. While there are other useful essential oils, these ten essential oils are very common and many different uses. Each essential oil has its scientific name, safety information for external use and general uses listed but if you have any conditions research the essential oil to make sure there will not be any problems with using the essential oil.

Tea Tree – Eucalyptus globulus

Safety Information -non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, do not use with homeopathic treatments, safe to use directly on the skin.

General Uses – asthma, blisters, bronchitis, burns, chickenpox, colds, coughs, cuts, flu, headaches, insect bites, insect repellent, lice, measles, neuralgia, rheumatoid arthritis, muscle aches and pains, sinusitis, skin infections, sprains, throat infections, wounds.

Lavender – Lavendula angustifolia

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, safe to use directly on the skin.

General Uses – abdominal cramps, abscesses, acne, allergies, asthma, athlete's foot, boils, bronchitis, bruises, burns, colic, dandruff, depression, dermatitis, dyspepsia, earache, eczema, flatulence, flu, headache, hypertension, infection, insect bites and stings, insect repellant, insomnia, laryngitis, lice, migraine, muscular aches and pains, nausea, nervous tension, psoriasis, ringworm, sciatica, shock, sores, sprains, stress- related conditions, sunburn, throat infections, wounds.

Rosemary – Rosmarinus officinalis

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, avoid use during pregnancy, do not use with high blood pressure or epilepsy.

General Uses – acne, arteriosclerosis, asthma, bronchitis, colds, colitis, dandruff, dermatitis, dyspepsia, eczema, flatulence, flu, fluid retention, gout, greasy hair, headaches, hepatic disorders, hypotension, infections, insect repellent, lice, mental fatigue, muscular pain, nervous exhaustion, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatism, stimulous scalp, stress-related disorders, varicose veins, whooping cough.

Peppermint – Mentha piperita

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, possible sensitization, use in moderation, do not use with homeopathic treatments.

General Uses – acne, asthma, bronchitis, colds, colic, cramp, dermatitis, dyspepsia, fainting, flatulence, flu, fevers, headache, mental fatigue, migraine, muscular pain, nausea, neuralgia, palpitations, ringworm, sinusitis, spasmodic cough, toothache.

Chamomile – Anthemis nobilis

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, may cause dermatitis in some cases.

General Uses – acne, allergies, arthritis, boils, burns, colic, cuts, dermatitis, dyspepsia, earache, eczema, headache, indigestion, inflated joints, inflammations, insect bites, insomnia, migraine, muscular pain, nausea, nervous tension, neuralgia , rashes, rheumatism, sensitive skin, sprains, stress-related complaints, teeth pain, toothache, wounds.

Geranium – Pelargonium graveolens

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.

General Uses – acne, bruises, burns, cellulite, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, edema, lice, mosquito repellent, nervous tension, neuralgia, oily complexion, poor circulation, ringworm, sore throat, stress-related conditions, tonsillitis, wounds.

Eucalyptus – Eucalyptus globulus

Safety Information – non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing, do not use with homeopathic treatments.

General Uses – asthma, blisters, bronchitis, burns, chicken pox, colds, coughs, cuts, insect bites, insect repellent, flu, headache, lice, muscular aches and pains, neuralgia, poor circulation, rheumatoid arthritis, sinusitis, skin infections, sprains, throat infections, wounds.

Lemon – Citrus lemon

Safety Information – non-toxic, phototoxic (do not use on skin exposed to direct sunlight).

General Uses – acne, anemia, arthritis, asthma, boils, bronchitis, cellulite, corns, colds, cuts, fever, flu, greasy skin, high blood pressure, infections, insect bites, poor circulation, rheumatism, throat infections, varicose veins, warts.

Clove – Syzygium aromaticum

Safety Information – can cause skin irritation, use in moderation and well diluted.

General Uses – acne, arthritis, asthma, athlete's foot, bronchitis, bruises, burns, colds, colic, cuts, flu, minor infections, mosquito repentant, nausea, rheumatism, sprains, toothache, wounds.

Thyme – Thymus vulgaris

Safety Information – do not use with high blood pressure or during pregnancy, can cause skin irritation, use in moderation.

General Uses – acne, arthritis, asthma, bronchitis, bruises, burns, cellulite, colds, coughs, cuts, dermatitis, eczema, edema, flu, gout, gum infections, headaches, infectious diseases, insect bites, insomnia, laryngitis, muscular aches and pain, oily skin, poor circulation, rheumatism, sinusitis, sore throat, sprains, sports injuries, stress-related complaints, tonsillitis.