• Courtney Hutson

Essential Oil Helping Assist

Essential Oils for Digestive Ailments

  • 1 in 4 people have frequent gastrointestinal (GI) problems that can severely disrupt a normal lifestyle

  • In North America, at least 100 million people are estimated to have recurrent, long-term, GI symptoms

  • Of those 100 million people, over 80 million suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Incorporating aromatherapy into a bodywork session can soothe and even improve digestive problem symptoms.

  • Applied topically on its own or in a blend, essential oils can ease cramps, gas, bloating, heartburn, indigestion, stomach pain and elimination difficulties

  • Only a drop or two is needed to achieve results

Peppermint

  • Well-known herb for the digestive system

  • Cooling & soothing properties

  • Anti-inflammatory oil

  • Reduce flatulence, cool ulcers and provide heartburn relief

Anise or Fennel

  • Known for digestive tonics with anti-spasmodic & antiseptic properties

  • Helpful for easing gas pain, cramps, bloating, and nausea

  • Addition to help balance hormones

Cinnamon

  • Powerful antimicrobial oil

  • Used to warm a cold, painful belly or fight infection

  • Also used for boosting the metabolism and aiding in weight loss

Ginger

  • Helps warm & tonify the digestive system

  • Preferred when working with nausea or vomiting and has an abdomen that feels cold

  • Using this oil on the low back can help stimulate a sluggish large intestine

Blend of Orange, Peppermint and Chamomile

  • General digestive massage oil

Blend of Chamomile and Lavender

  • Help ease abdominal cramping & gas pain

Blend of Orange and Chamomile

  • Relieve heartburn


Effective Treatment for Head Lice

  • Head lice is a wingless parasitic insect that lives among the human hair, feeding on extremely small amounts of blood drawn from the scalp

  • They are not dangerous and do not spread diseases

  • Lice is contagious and can live 24 hours off a human host

  • Their bites typically cause the scalp to become itchy and inflamed

The following essential oils have been used to help treat head lice

  • Tea Tree

  • Lavender

  • Rosemary

  • Lemon

  • Geranium

  • Ylang Ylang


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