Essential oil from lemon is a source of the greatest HSV1 activity and prevents replication. The peppermint (Mentha piperita) essential oil has an extremely high amount of virucidal activity. The complex mix of essential oils demonstrated greater antiviral power than the individual components due to synergism .
Organic lemon eucalyptus essential oil may act as antibacterial agents against various pathogenic bacterial strains such as Listeria monocytogenes etc.
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It is also recommended that using lemon oil in formulations does not cause dermatologic issues and does not alter the protective bacteria that live in the skin. In veterinary therapy , 10 percent tea tree oil in a cream formulation provides more rapid relief of chronic and localized canine dermatitis than any other commercial cream for skin care.
Bactericidal properties are also demonstrated by essential oils to fight dental and oral pathogenic microorganisms and are therefore used in rinses or mouth washes to aid in oral hygiene pre-procedural control.
The most commonly used method to utilize essential oils is by inhaling them or directly from the bottle, or through an air diffuser or humidifier. It is also possible to mix essential oils in an oil carrier and apply them directly to your skin.
It is also possible to be creative and apply the mixture to your shampoo, body wash, or bath. Essential oils are very sought-after today. From the aromatherapy aspect to your personal hygiene, they're all over the place.