It takes a special power to heal and soothe a rugged man’s
skin. Whether you work outdoors, at repair shop or behind a desk, your skin’s
health is a reflection of your unique lifestyle and environment. For thousands
of years, mankind has relied on all-natural essential oils to heal the body and
skin. Find out how these 8 essential oils can heal your damaged or rough
What are Essential
You may be wondering what essential oils are. Essential oils
are compounds that are distilled from natural plant matter. The essence of that
plant are then infused into a carrier oil such as sunflower or coconut oil.
Carrier oils lock in plant extracts to keep them from evaporating. Essential
oils have been used for thousands of years for their different therapeutic
benefits and are widely considered the building blocks to natural healing.
Common Essential Oils
and Healing Benefits:
– Originated from tree bark in the Middle East, this essential oil acts a skin
protectant, antiseptic and antimicrobial. Myrrh promotes blood circulation for
– Extracted from flowers in Africa, Australasia and Eurasia, helichrysum oil is
a natural anti-inflammatory that encourages blood flow and the production of
new skin cells. Though not found in the US, this flower oil can be ingested to
dissipate fevers and stop muscle or lung spasms.
- 3.Vetiver – Distilled from dried grass,
this earthy scented oil has soothing and skin healing properties. It promotes
blood flow, acts as an antiseptic and is also used in sorbets and beverages as
an aphrodisiac. Experience vetiver’s protective and healing benefits in our shave products, which
will not only give you a close shave, but its subtle scent will leave you
smelling like nature.
- 4.Arnica – Most commonly used for healing
burns and scrapes, this oil promotes blood circulation and instantly sooths
pain. Arnica has been used for hundreds of years as an herbal medicine and can
also be found in topical gels and creams.
- 5.Capsaicin – The spicy oil, which is
distilled from chili peppers is definitely one of the hottest oils on the
market, literally! Capsaicin provides a warming sensation on your skin, and promotes
the flow of blood which leads to speedy pain or soreness relief. If you’re a
guy who loves physical activity, try the capsaicin based Workhorse Sore
Muscle balm. Lather it on after a workout to help your muscles heal.
- 6.Coconut oil – This superfood is the
base for many essential oils. Coconut oil is the ideal carrier for essential
oils because it moisturizes and lubricates the skin without leaving it feeling
sticky or greasy. Leave your skin feeling hydrated and fresh after a long hike
or trail run with Weather Ready
Hand Repair. The coconut oil will work to replace the moisture your skin
lost from sweating.
- 7.Frankinscence – Used for thousands of
years, the oil is extracted from tree resin and is used in perfumes and
colognes that are on the market today. Frankinscence is an antimicrobial and
has anti-aging and healing benefits for skin, as well as your digestive and
- 8.Lemon oil
– Cold pressed from lemon peels, the oil is found in many skin preparation
products as it breaks up dirt and grime and lifts it away from the skin. The
fresh scent acts as a calming and detoxifying agent and when ingested, can help
boost your immune system.
All of Fieldworks Supply Company skincare products contain
essential oils that were specifically selected for their healing properties.
Whether you are experiencing dry or chapped skin or sore muscles, our
all-natural skincare solutions will heal your skin.