My Style

From minty to warm, here’s your list of the best homegrown essential oils

Everyone knows that essential oils are supposed to be good for us but knowing which one is the right one for you is a tricky business, which turns even trickier in hot-humid weather because the last thing you would want is oily, greasy skin.Don’t worry, when comes the problem, we come with a solution! We weeded through hoards of knock-offs to round up a list of pure essential oils that are not only potent but absolutely monsoon-friendly. After all, it’s important to identify the ones that meet your skin and season’s needs alike. And the benefits just get better when these are made by the trustworthy homegrown brands. Let’s get started! 

Shrikamya Facial Beauty Oil by Ohria |Buy Now

Everyone with dry skin is well-acquainted with the benefits of essential beauty oil and the one by Ohria is our reliable pick owing to its fabulous concoction made with ingredients like saffron, Parijat flower, Chandan, almond oil, and jojoba oil which not only are the potent herbs benefitting your skin but can banish skin infections too. It illuminates your face by lightening and brightening the skin and reducing the pigmentation. You can apply it weekly by mixing it in your face pack or by blending a drop with your moisturizer every day. 

Photo credits: Ohria

Organic Hemp Seed Oil by Blend It Raw Apothecary |Buy Now

The green colour of the hemp seed oil is because of the chlorophyll present in the seeds which hydrates the skin, balances oil production, and protects from pollution. Moreover, its antioxidants can help with acne, mild rashes, itchy scalp, rough skin, and skin ageing. In fact, if you are having trouble with hair loss then this Hemp Seed Oil by Blend It Raw Apothecary can also invigorate hair growth. More like filling two needs with one deed!

Photo credits: Blend It Raw Apothecary

Dhanwantaram Thailam Oil by Kama Ayurveda |Buy Now

This oil by Kama Ayurveda is perfect for pre-post natal treatment – with a classic Ayurvedic treatment made with sesame oil, gooseberry, vetiver, Indian Madder, and sida cordifolia it is the perfect pick if you have recently become a mother or are about to be one. Not just face, you can use it on your body too – it’s said to strengthen the muscles and improve the elasticity of the skin. So, if you are worried about those wrinkle lines or stretch marks it’s time to grab this one off the shelve and begin pampering yourself. 

Photo credits: Kama Ayurveda

Peppermint Pure Essential Oil by RAS | Buy Now

It’s not the minty herbal scent of this essential oil which draws users to it, but the benefits – its immediate cooling effect soothes and smoothens the skin, cleanse pores, brightens the dull skin, and can relieve headache and muscle pain too. To double the benefits, mix it with Lavender Oil for an even more soothing and relaxing experience. Plus, it’s 100% vegan!

Photo credits: RAS Luxury Oils

Gutti Ka Tel by Pahadi Local |Buy Now

Last but not the least is Gutti Ka Tel by Pahadi Local extracted from cold-pressed apricot kernel from Himachali orchards in a two-hundred-year-old village Kohlu. It’s rich with vitamins A, E, and C which work three-way, precisely all your skin needs right now. Simply mix it with rose water and let Himalayan goodness work its magic.

Photo credits: Pahadi Local

Shop these and look your best self with the right homegrown tools in your arsenal.

At we take great effort to credit all visual content to the source and the rightful owners. However, we can’t guarantee that we always get it right. If you feel we have erroneously identified your image or would like it removed, please get in touch. Our images come from a variety of sources, including Pinterest, Google Images and, of course, directly from the source.


Most Talked About

Related Articles