Master List of A-Z Ailments and the Essential Oils that Treat Them

Master List of A-Z Ailments and the Essential Oils that Treat Them


Acne: oregano, cedarwood, tea tree, lavender, clary sage, bergamot

ADD/ADHD: bergamot, peppermint, lavender, basil, cinnamon, eucalyptus, lemon, cedarwood

Age Spots: lemon, frankincense, neroli

Allergies: frankincense, lavender, eucalyptus, chamomile, tea tree

Alzheimer’s: sandalwood, rosemary, basil, eucalyptus, peppermint

Amenorrhea: chamomile, clary sage, myrrh

Anxiety: bergamot, ylang ylang, lavender, frankincense, sandalwood, roman chamomile, rose, cedarwood, lemongrass, melissa, neroli

Arthritis: oregano, wintergreen, cypress, lemongrass, roman chamomile, thyme, eucalyptus, basil

Asthma: eucalyptus, peppermint, clary sage, lemon

Athlete’s Foot: tea tree, oregano, lemon, lemongrass, myrrh, lavender, geranium


Backache: peppermint, cypress, ginger

Bad Breath: see Halitosis

Bites: see Insect Bites or Spider Bites

Bladder Infection: rosemary, lemongrass, thyme, geranium, grapefruit, lemon, orange

Bloating: geranium, peppermint, ginger, lemongrass, cedarwood, chamomile,

Boils: bergamot, chamomile, tea tree, lavender

Body Odour: tea tree, bergamot, lavender, geranium, lemongrass

Broken Bones: lemongrass, cypress

Bronchitis: eucalyptus, peppermint, basil, cedarwood, myrrh, thyme

Bruises: frankincense, hyssop

Bunions: lemongrass, peppermint, eucalyptus, chamomile

Burns: lavender, frankincense, peppermint


Cancer: frankincense, sandalwood, clove, cinnamon, oregano, clary sage, tea tree, peppermint, rosemary, thyme

Candida: thyme, lemongrass, clove, oregano, cinnamon, geranium, orange

Canker Sores/Cold Sores: oregano, bergamot, chamomile, eucalyptus, geranium, myrrh, peppermint, tea tree

Cellulite: grapefruit

Cold: eucalyptus, basil, peppermint, lemon, cedarwood, hyssop

Colic: chamomile, bergamot, peppermint

Congestion: eucalyptus, peppermint, tea tree, cypress, lemon

Constipation: peppermint, fennel, ginger, rosemary, spearmint, cinnamon

Corns/Callouses: lemon, lemongrass, tea tree

Cramps: see Muscle Cramps or Menstrual Cramps

Cravings: peppermint, cinnamon, grapefruit

Cuts: lavender, thyme, tea tree, frankincense


Dandruff: tea tree, oregano, rosemary, basil, chamomile

Depression: bergamot, ylang ylang, orange, lemon, frankincense, sandalwood, rose, neroli, clary sage

Dermatitis: frankincense, lavender, rose, myrrh, tea tree, eucalyptus, thyme

Diarrhea: peppermint, ginger, orange, tea tree, chamomile, lemon, basil

Diabetes: cinnamon, clove, myrrh, clary sage, lemon

Diaper Rash: chamomile, lavender, frankincense

Dry & Damaged Hair: rosewood, rosemary, lavender, sandalwood

Dry Skin: lavender, eucalyptus, rose, jasmine, myrrh, sandalwood, thyme, frankincense


Earache: oregano, lavender, rosemary, chamomile

Eczema: bergamot, thyme, rosemary, tea tree, lavender


Fatigue: orange, lemon, bergamot, peppermint, basil, ginger, jasmine, rosemary, eucalyptus, geranium, rosemary

Fever: peppermint, eucalyptus, lavender

Flatulence: basil, chamomile, cinnamon, peppermint

Flu: see Influenza

Fracture: see Broken Bones

Fungus: tea tree, oregano, lemon, lemongrass, myrrh, lavender, geranium


Gallstones: rosemary, lavender, geranium, lemon

Gas: clary sage, peppermint, ginger

Gastritis: thyme, lemongrass, peppermint, ginger

Gingivitis: clove, eucalyptus, tea tree, spearmint, rosemary, cinnamon, myrrh, thyme

Gout: rosemary, wintergreen, thyme, basil, frankincense, peppermint


Hair Loss: rosemary, chamomile, peppermint, thyme, cedarwood, lavender, frankincense

Halitosis: bergamot, myrrh

Hangover: juniper berry, cedarwood, grapefruit, lavender, rosemary, lemon

Headache: peppermint, lavender, rosemary

Head Lice: see Lice

Heartburn: chamomile, ginger, peppermint

Hemorrhoids: cypress, geranium

Herpes: lavender, peppermint, geranium, tea tree, eucalyptus, chamomile

Hormone Imbalance: clary sage, sandalwood, rose, thyme, basil, lavender, lemon, geranium

Hypertension: rosemary, thyme, hyssop, ylang ylang, cinnamon


Infection: tea tree, oregano, lavender, frankincense, eucalyptus, rosemary, lemongrass, geranium

Influenza: peppermint, eucalyptus, melissa, thyme, oregano, frankincense, cinnamon, lemon, sage, lavender, tea tree, rosemary, basil

Indigestion: lemon, ginger, lemongrass, clary sage

Insect Bites: oregano, lavender, clove, chamomile, tea tree, rosemary, basil, thyme

Insomnia: lavender, cedarwood, ylang ylang, roman chamomile, frankincense

Itching: bergamot, chamomile, myrrh

Itchy Scalp: see Dandruff


Kidney Infection/Stones: rosemary, lemongrass, thyme, geranium, grapefruit, lemon


Labour Pain: jasmine, chamomile

Libido (Low): sandalwood, rose, ylang ylang, cinnamon

Lice: tea tree, thyme, eucalyptus, cinnamon



Menstrual Cramps: sage, basil, rosemary, peppermint

Migraine: see Headache

Motion Sickness: peppermint, lavender and ginger

Muscle Cramps: rosemary, basil, cypress, lavender, peppermint

Muscle Pain: oregano, eucalyptus, wintergreen, cypress, basil, lemongrass


Nausea: peppermint, ginger, lavender, cinnamon


Oily Skin: oregano, lemon, geranium, neroli, cypress, lemongrass, sandalwwod, bergamot

Oily Hair: ylang ylang, lime, rosemary, lemon, bergamot

Osteoporosis: wintergreen, frankincense, eucalyptus, lemongrass, cypress, ginger, vetiver


Pain: chamomile, lavender, clary sage, peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary, bergamot

Poison Ivy/Oak: lavender, peppermint, tea tree, lavender, chamomile, myrrh, eucalyptus, cypress

Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS): clary sage, sandalwood, rose, thyme, geranium, chamomile, ylang ylang

Psoriasis: oregano, bergamot, frankincense


Rash: roman chamomile, lavender

Rheumatism: clove, cedarwood, chamomile, frankincense, lavender, ginger, rosemary, lemon, eucalyptus, cypress, rosemary

Ringworm: tea tree, oregano, myrrh, lavender

Rosacea: oregano, frankincense, tea tree, lavender, eucalyptus, geranium, chamomile, rosemary


Scars: geranium, frankincense, neroli

Sex Drive (Low): see Libido

Shingles: tea tree, bergamot, eucalyptus, lavender, peppermint, chamomile, rosemary

Sinusitis: eucalyptus, basil, thyme, rosemary, peppermint

Skin Cancer: frankincense, myrrh

Spider Bites: oregano, lavender, clove

Sprains: chamomile, peppermint, ginger, lavender, rosemary

Staphylococcus aureus: clove, eucalyptus, tea tree, geranium, lavender

Stomach Ache: peppermint, lavender, ginger

Stress: see Anxiety

Stretch Marks: grapefruit, frankincense, geranium, neroli

Sunburn: lavender, chamomile

Sun Spots: lemon


Toothache: oregano, clove, cinnamon


Ulcers: bergamot, clary sage


Varicose Veins: oregano, cypress, lemon


Warts: oregano, tea tree, eucalyptus, lemon

Wounds: tea tree, lavender, frankincense, lemon, clove, roman chamomile

Wrinkles: frankincense, neroli, sandalwood, geranium, lavender, ylang ylang, geranium


Yeast Infection: see Candida

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