The top 12 essential oils to help with pain and inflammation associated with all forms of arthritis are said to be: Ginger, Turmeric, Orange, Myrrh, Frankincense, Lavender, Peppermint, Eucalyptus, Wintergreen, Thyme, Lemongrass, and Cayenne. Everyone is different so test these out on your inner wrist to see how you react first, before placing it elsewhere. Carrier oil may or may not be needed. Read the instructions of each bottle on how to apply.