Essential Oils

Top 10 Essential Oils for Insect Allergies (And How to Use)

And lastly, if you’re ever experiencing insect allergies, use the essential oils listed on this page and you’ll feel so much better in no time!

01. Coriander Seed

Coriander Seed Essential Oil

Coriander, also known as Cilantro Oil, has always been known to repel insects, and is also a great additive and flavoring to various dishes.

More than that, it has analgesic benefits that reduce pain, and is also antimicrobial so it’s able to eliminate allergies and body odor. It’s also anti-spasmodic, so it relieves congestion and calms those who are in so much pain or trauma.

How to use:

  1. Add to dishes and eat normally.
  2. Inhale through steam inhalation or through a vaporizer.
  3. Dab a few drops on skin or pillows, or on a tissue that you could bring with you.

02. Oregano

Another known insect buster and respiratory helper, oregano has been used for ages for medicinal purposes that heals respiratory infections and allergies, especially those brought forth by insects.

Oregano is also able to prevent and treat yeast infections that worsen allergies and asthma, and also kills parasites that may inhibit the body, making it one of those oils that you should always have with you.

Oregano also relieves bug bites and poison ivy rash and also relieves cramps and muscle pain while relieving sore throat, as well!

How to use:

  1. Add a few drops to a glass of water and drink.
  2. Massage on body to relieve pain.
  3. Apply on rashes/affected areas on the skin.
  4. Diffuse around the room to ward off insects.

03. Dill

Dill Essential Oil

Yes, there’s such a thing as Dill Oil and it’s quite beneficial because it has a lot of antimicrobial properties that reduces inflammation in general and may even protect a person from being infested by insects and head lice.

More than that, Dill Oil is also great because it works as a diuretic that’s able to regulate urinary excretion and treat Urinary Tract Infections, and may even alleviate the symptoms of anxiety and ADHD by calming someone down!

How to use:

  1. Apply a few drops on pillows to help you sleep.
  2. Diffuse around the room.
  3. Add to soap or bath water and use normally.

04. Myrtle

Myrtle Essential Oil

Not only does it have a nice name, it also has the properties of adaptogens, which means that allergies would be prevented, and that it could also work against hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.

Myrtle’s also amazing in the prevention and treatment of respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis, and cough and could also remove excess mucus from the respiratory tract. It inhibits infections, as well.

This also works against stress and other mental conditions.

How to use:

  1. Diffuse around the room.
  2. Mix with bathwater and use normally.
  3. Apply a few drops on pulse points.
  4. Use as deodorant.
  5. Boil 7 drops with l drop of wheatgerm oil and apply on the face.
  6. Add 6 drops to cold cream and use normally.

05. Vanilla

Vanilla Essential Oil

Vanilla Oil isn’t just sweet or plain – it works great against insects, too!

Vanilla heals wounds and prevents various types of cancers while easing insomnia, depression, anxiety, and stress and also regulates menstruation while encouraging dreaming and improving sleeping habits!

How to use:

  1. Mix with other essential oil of choice and diffuse around the room.
  2. Apply a few drops on pulse points.
  3. Add to bathwater.

06. Neem

Neem Essential Oil

Neem is also one of those important insect repellants that’s able to prevent and treat allergies as well as acne, eczema, tetanus, fever, and in some cases, even malaria and leprosy – which makes it one of the most important oils out there!

It also has this antimicrobial effect that prevents implantation of bacteria and pests on the skin, which makes sure that you skin would stay resplendent and healthy at all times!

How to use:

  1. Diffuse around the room.
  2. Apply on affected areas.
  3. Apply on body before going on a hike or a walk.

07. Pine

Pine Essential Oil

Pine Oil is another well-known disinfectant, which is great because it’s natural and doesn’t have DEET that may be harmful for most people.

Pine, aside from preventing allergies, also keeps one safe from bacteria and germs, especially salmonella that’s available almost everywhere! It also protects one against mold and mildew, gonorrhea, whooping cough, meningitis, cholera, and a good aid against rabies and the poliovirus!

How to use:

  1. Use through steam inhalation.
  2. Diffuse around the room or the car.
  3. Use through a vaporizer.

08. Borage

Borage Essential Oil

Borage could be considered as a universal oil because it easily blends with other allergy and insect-fighting oils such as pine, neem, oregano, and coriander. More than that, it’s able to hydrate the skin and replenish cells and tissues to always keep it healthy and young-looking.

Borage Oil also eases respiratory syndromes and soothes the mucous membranes while reducing high blood pressure and stress and relieving PMS discomfort in women. It also has antioxidants that prevent aging!

How to use:

  1. Diffuse around the room or use through a vaporizer.
  2. Apply on affected areas.
  3. Massage on arms, legs, and back, together with neck and temples and other pulse points.

09. Rosewood

Rosewood Essential Oil

Rosewood Oil has always been known to work against allergies and skin infections, and could even be used for perfumes and other kinds of fragrances.

Rosewood Oil heals wounds because it is a great antiseptic, and as an analgesic is able to relieve pain from muscle problems, toothaches, and headaches. It also works to treat sinusitis, coughs, and colds and is a great stress reliever and aphrodisiac, too!

How to use:

  1. Mix with skin cream or lotion and use normally.
  2. Add to bathwater and soak for at least 3 minutes.
  3. Dilute in carrier oil and apply on affected areas.
  4. Diffuse around the room.

10. Moringa

Moringa Essential Oil

And finally, there’s Moringa Oil which is now considered as one of the most miraculous oils out there!

The great thing about Moringa is that it’s able to clear the skin and nourish the hair while protecting the body against allergies. It is anthelmitic so it kills parasites and bacteria in a natural manner, and it also is filled with micronutrients so it’s able to help one become healthier in a general manner!

How to use:

  1. Add to lotion or skin cream and use normally.
  2. Add to shampoo or conditioner and use.
  3. Dilute in carrier oil and apply on affected areas.
  4. Massage hair and body with it.

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