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.

 

 

Source:Essential oils natural remedies

7 Essential Oils You Can’t Live Without

1.Peppermint Essential Oil

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I like peppermint oil because its clean and crisp and cooling all at the same time!

Uses:

After a workout, for a cool tingling sensation

Use it in a diffuser, its makes your room more stimulating and energized

  • relieve muscle and joint pain.
  • provide sinus care and other respiratory benefits.
  • provide seasonal allergy relief.
  • increase energy and improve exercise performance.
  • alleviate headaches.
  • improve IBS symptoms.
  • freshen breath and support oral health.

Its wonderful in a bath.  The cooling of the oil and the heat of the bath blend well together!

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2.Lavender Oil

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Lavender oil gives a floral, fresh, clean and calm scent.

Uses:

Cleans and soothes minor skin irritations

You can use it topically to reduce the appearance of blemishes and support aging skin

In a diffuser it brings a calm mood to the room

You can also add a few drops to lotions, shampoo and skin care!

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3.Lemon Oil

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Lemon oil makes everyday brighter, it creates an uplifting atmosphere!

Uses:

It eliminates odours

You can add it to natural cleaners for a clean boost

You can also add it to hair conditioner to help your hair be smoother and shinier

Diffusing lemon oil can help create focus and motivation so you can shine!

*Not for use on granite or stone as it can etch the surface

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4.TeaTree Oil

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Tea Tree Oil is one of my personal favourites for all its healthy remedies!

Uses:

Helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes and help make healthy looking skin, hair, scalp and nails.

Diffuse it to get rid of musty dolors and freshen your living spaces.  For me that is where my dog likes to lie on the carpet.

Add to homemade soap to boost cleansing properties

Put in a spray bottle with water and spray on sheets and towels to keep them smelling fresh.

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5.Frankincense Essential Oil

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I almost want to call it a sacred oil as it was given to Jesus by the 3 kings in the bible.  Frankincense is an earthy oil, that encourages deep thoughts and contemplation

Uses:

Frankincense reduces uneven skin tone and supports good skin health

Diffuse it to promote relaxation, tranquility and focus.

It also offers a variety of health benefits, including helping relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, and boosting immunity.

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6.Copaiba Essential Oil

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This oil is warm, woodsy, sweet and inviting!

Uses:

This oil makes your skin look younger, glowing, and helps blemishes clear.

Use it as a massage oil after a workout, it can help to reduce pain and loosen muscles and even ease the discomfort of headaches and migraines.

Diffuse it to send a warm scent into your home.  A nice scent for when company is coming over!

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7.Thieves Essential Oil

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This warm and spicy oil is full of clove, cinnamon, bark, lemon, eucalyptus and rosemary

Uses:

Cleanses your skin nicely

Diffuse it to get rid of bad odor’s, it brings about a peaceful smell

Diffuse Thieves oil throughout the house for an aroma that makes every room smell more like fall baking than harsh cleaning formulas.

Add to cleaning products to boost them and also to give them a fresh fragrance.

*Tip-Musty carpets.

put 5 drops of thieves together with 1 cup baking soda.  Let sit overnight, then sprinkle on the carpet in the morning and vacuum it up!

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Essential Oils Featured Favourites!

I thought it would be fun to feature two Essential Oil favourites, so you can learn the health value of each!

The First Essential Oil I am featuring is called Lavender!

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Lavender:  This is a very versatile oil. Its refreshing and has a relaxing scent that brings about a sense of calm, which we all need sometimes!

To give you an idea of its health benefits I have listed them here  Lavender is used to help relieve joint or muscle pain associated with sprains, strains & rheumatoid arthritis

  • or inhaled can act as a nervine and calmative which enhances relaxation
  • or inhaled to reduce the symptoms of cold & cough
  • when experiencing digestive discomfort can act as a carminative and antispasmodic
  • to help relieve headache

 

The second Essential Oil that I am featuring is a blend called Joy.

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Joy is an uplifting blend of pure essential oils that creates energy and happiness for those days we need a lift!

How to Use

Diffuse, directly inhale, or dilute and apply topically

 

Essential Oils in the Joy Blend:

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia) – Uplifting and relaxing. It is good for building confidence and enhancing your mood.

Ylang ylang (Cananga odorata) – May increase relaxation. Balances male and female energies. It also restores confidence and equilibrium.

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens) – Its aroma lifts the spirit and releases negative emotions.

Rosewood (Aniba rosaeodora) – It is emotionally stabilizing and uplifting.

Lemon (Citrus limon)  Has a strong, purifying, citrus scent that is revitalizing and uplifting. Lemon consists of 68% dlimonene, a powerful antioxidant. In his book, The Practice of Aromatherapy, Valnet wrote that Lemon is a tonic for supporting the nervous and sympathetic nervous system.

Mandarin (Citrus reticulata) – It is emotionally uplifting.

Jasmine (Jasminum officinale) – It is emotionally uplifting and supports the body’s natural emotional state.

Roman chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile) – It is calming and relaxing. It aids in maintaining emotional health.

Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) – It can help reduce nervous tension and that uneasy feeling that occasionally arises.

Rose (Rosa damascena) – It is stimulating to the mind and creates a sense of well being.

If you would like any more information on Essential Oils, you can visit my website:  https://www.myyl.com/lisamaslykhealth

Or send me an email to:Lisamaslyknaturals@gmail.com

 

 

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