Over the past few years, essential oils have received numerous mentions in research publications, health journals, wellness magazines, and pretty much any literally material that deeply focuses on natural medicinal substances. This is mostly attributed to the fact that these marvels of nature have been found to be beneficial in the treatment of various health conditions and ailments, not forgetting their use in cosmetic products as well as other helpful uses such as household cleaning, and much more. Essential oils are basically natural extracts of plants. They are normally extracted from the stems, leaves, roots, barks, and flowers of plants, and then concentrated for a variety of uses, including medicinal use. Essential oils are characterized by a peculiar fragrance that is easily notable to the human nose even from a distance. Some of the most common essential oils include lavender, camphor, birch, coconut, clove, eucalyptus, clove, lemon, peppermint, and oregano oils. It is the antibiotic and antimicrobial properties of essential oils that make them powerful fighters of disease and infections. According to Dr. Todd Watts at Microbe Formulas, Thyme, Clove, and Oregano are among the various essential oils that can help with parasite cleansing, including the parasitic infections of the digestive system, the skin, and other parts of the body. But even with their explosive popularity and long use in various purposes, most people know very little about these ‘magical’ oils. So what are some probably surprising things you should know about essential oils? Here are 6 incredible facts about essential oils we thought you should know.