Top Essential Oils for Treating Hives. Peppermint Oil. Peppermint's cooling power is from the menthol it contains. Lavender Oil. Lavender oil also has a cooling effect, as well as a distinctive and beautiful fragrance. Chamomile Oil. Lemon Oil. Myrrh Oil. Tea Tree Oil. Helichrysum Oil.
The best essential oils for hives are those that can soothe inflammation and itching. Those that can reduce redness, swelling, hydrate the skin and help it .
Itchy, red hives are caused by allergies, but use essential oils to make the itching. First wash off the skin with a warm aromatherapy wash (see recipes below).