Instead, consider inhaling the scent or applying the diluted oil to the affected area. Research also shows ginger and basil essential oils have anti-inflammatory properties. When diluted and applied topically, these essential oils may also help relieve arthritis pain.
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Dr. Oz and his collaborator, clinical aromatherapist Jane Buckle, PhD, recommend using 15 drops of an essential oil, such as lavender, chamomile or eucalyptus .