How Can Essential Oils Help Arthritis?

Arthritis symptoms vary depending on the type of arthritis; many sufferers experience joint pain, stiffness, and a debilitating loss of range of motion.  While many people with arthritis are past middle age, there are some forms of the disease that strike younger people, including juveniles.

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DETOXIFYING ARTHRITIS BATH

Makes 14 Treatments

Toxins complicate arthritis, and detoxifying essential oils such as cypress, fennel, and juniper can bring rapid relief.  Do not use any other arthritis treatments for the two weeks that you use this bath, even those containing essential oils.  Do not use this remedy if you have broken skin or are prone to rashes.

30 drops fennel essential oil

16 drops cypress essential oil

10 drops juniper essential oil

2 handfuls epsom salts

1 handful dead sea or rock salt

  1. In a dark colored glass bottle, add the fennel, cypress, and juniper esesential oils, and shake well to blend.
  2. While the water is running, add the epsom and dead sea salts to the bathtub followed by 4 drops of the essential oil blend
  3. Soak for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Repeat this treatment once a day for 2 weeks.  Store the bottle in a cool, dark place between uses.

SOOTHING PEPPERMINT MASSAGE OIL

Makes 60 Treatments

Peppermint essential oil alleviates the pain and inflammation that accompanies arthritis.  Use this soothing massage oil as often as needed to bring fast relief, naturally.

3 1/2 ounces carrier oil

60 drops peppermint essential oil(other choices:ginger, eucalyptus, or thyme)

  1. In a dark colored glass bottle, add the carrier oil and the peppermint essential oil, and shake well to blend.
  2. Allow the massage oil to sit unused for 4 days.
  3. Using your fingertips, apply 1 to 3 drops of the blend to each affected area.
  4. Repeat this treatment as needed.  Store the bottle in a cool, dark place between uses.

 

 

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The outdoors and Citronella essential oil go hand in hand! A relative of Lemongrass, Citronella has a slight citrus scent that is inviting and pleasant. It is steam distilled from the leafy parts of the citronella plant. It has a fresh, welcoming aroma that is commonly used in many outdoor candles, sprays, lotions, and other camping and outdoor essentials. Get the power of Citronella, without the harmful synthetics found in commercial products, from the essential oil! Citronella is a versatile product that can be easily implemented into your beauty routine or used to refresh your indoor and outdoor spaces.

How can you use Citronella?

• Apply it topically before and during outdoor activities.
• Use Citronella’s bright scent to sweeten a custom fragrance.
• Apply it topically to refresh and moisturize skin.
• Use it as an alternative to deodorant. Combine with Tea Tree essential oil for extra strength.
• Diffuse Citronella around your home.
• Combine it with a carrier oil and apply topically to knees, ankles, and legs before a hike or going outdoors
• Add it to your bath at the end of a busy day.

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