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Essential Oils for Women's Health
The 100% natural yet potent powers of essential oils are wildly beneficial for our health as women. As we eliminate the use of toxic products from out lives, we turn to these gifts from the Earth to serve our health, beauty and well being. The powerful compounds contained in essential oils can be used for everything from managing our stress, appetite or pain, to uplifting our moods, healing our skin, fighting illness, and more! These wonderful plant oils are typically used in three safe and effective ways: aromatic diffusion, topical application, and internally.
here are a few of Our favorite Oils and their uses
Clary sage is an excellent hormone balancer. It also supports the body through the labor and birth process, tones the uterus after birth, helps in preventing postpartum depression, aids in breast milk production, and can be used to increase contractions during labor. Rub it directly onto the lower abdomen, ankles and bottoms of feet, or diffuse into the air.
Frankincense creates a healthy immune response, stimulates and elevates the mind and mood, helps relief stress and depression, aids in healing of tears of the perineum and uterine stress, reduces inflammation, relieves pain, and helps to treat and prevent stretch marks. It is best used by applying to the bottoms of feet, taken internally under the tongue or in water, rubbed directly onto the area of concern, or diffused into the air.
Geranium soothes sore breasts, enhances circulation, provides pain relief during labor, repairs skin, remedies jaundice. It also helps to balance hormones in women. It is also great to treat sore or cracked nipples. Can be applied directly to the area of concern, applied to the bottoms of the feet, or diffused into the air.
Helichrysum is one of the best essential oils for beauty! It helps reduce varicose veins, heals and regenerates damaged skin, helps with scar repair, and is excellent for reducing the effects of aging on skin. It also stops bleeding, as well as reduces swelling and pain. It is best used by applying directly to the area of concern.
Lavender is known for its ability to calm the nervous system, reduce anxiety and encourage deep sleep. It also relieves high blood pressure and promotes healthy circulation, speeds healing of cuts, burns and bug bites, supports healing of the perineum after birth (combined with Frankincense), and helps prevent stretch marks (combined with Myrrh and Frankincense). It can be diffused into the air, added to path water, or applied to the bottoms of feet and directly to the area of concern.
Lemon is prized for its ability to elevate mood, decrease water retention and swelling, provide allergy relief (combined with lavender and peppermint), gently detoxify the body, and purify water. Its also great as a gentle and non-toxic disinfectant for the air and surfaces in the house. It is best used by adding to drinking water, being diffused in the air, or added to water in a spray bottle.
Peppermint is loved because of how it soothes an upset stomach and curbs nausea, invigorates the lungs and increases alertness, clears congestion, and decreases headache pain. Peppermint actually decreases the body's levels of cortisol, a stress hormone, and can decrease milk production by mixing 3-4 drops into cold water. Peppermint oils can be diffused into the air, added to drinking water, or combined with a carrier oil and applied to the body where ever there is discomfort.
This is just the beginning. There are thousands of uses to these lovely oils!
be sure you purchase high quality Essential Oils
When you are looking to purchase essential oils, always be sure that they are 100% pure, organic and therapeutic grade. Because essential oils are such a potent distillation of the plant, it is critical that they are sourced from healthy, vigorous plants grown without exposure to toxins.