Essential oils are the aromatic plant oils that are extracted from various parts of a plant (usually leaves, roots, stems, or flowers). These oils have medicinal properties and are multipurpose. So you can use them for skincare, air fresheners, aromatherapy, add it to home cleaning products, and a whole range of things. Aromatherapy is the aromatic usage of plant-based compounds to boost health and well-being. Essential oils are the main components of aromatherapy. Research has shown that regular aromatherapy sessions improve physical and mental health.