Detoxification is anything that helps rid the body of toxic waste, negative energy, stress and harmful organisms. Just a few drops of organic, essential oils can help purify the body and aid in the detoxification process to compliment any juice cleanse.
Essential Oil History
Essential oil benefits come from antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties by extracting different parts of various plants (flowers, leaves, bark, roots, etc).
While many of the benefits of essential oils haven’t yet been clinically tested, ample peer feedback suggest that these oils (along with the plants from which they are derived) are critical to our health. They have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes in various cultures and can be used for aromatherapy, cleaning, beauty care and natural medicinal treatments.
Top 12 Organic Essential Oil Health Benefits
Below are our top twelve favorite organic essential oils and their benefits:
1.Bergamot Oil: Bergamot oil has a very sweet smell and many medicinal uses such as an antibiotic, antiseptic, sedative, disinfectant, antidepressant and even as a deodorant. The components of Bergamot oil create a feeling of freshness and energy by improving the circulation of the blood. This oil also aids in digestion and inhibits the growth of germs, virus and fungi.
2.Eucalyptus Oil: Distilled from the dried leaves of the eucalyptus, this oil has a strong woody and sweet smell. Use Eucalyptus oil is used to reduce pain and inflammation of respiratory tract mucous membranes, suppress cough and sinus pain and decrease inflammation. It is also used to safely and effectively treat allergies and asthma: try applying a drop of eucalyptus oil on an organic cotton ball and sniff it several times a day.
3.Lemon Oil: Lemon oil is a natural astringent that helps to rejuvenate skin and improves circulation throughout the body. It is calming in nature which aids in mental fatigue, anxiety and tension by refreshing the mind and boosting alertness. Try adding a few drops in the bath or spritz it in the office to boost efficiency at work. Lemon oil has also been shown to provide relief from insomnia and stomach ailments.
4.Wild Orange Oil: Excellent for revitalizing and energizing the body, wild Orange oil is commonly used as an effective tool to uplift your mood. Try adding a few drops to a bowl of hot water and inhale the steam to prevent colds and suppress coughs.
5.Grapefruit Oil: Flush out unwanted toxins with grapefruit essential oil. Attributed to its properties as a diuretic, disinfectant, stimulant, antidepressant, antiseptic and aperitif grapefruit oil contains limonene which is extracted from citrus rind with chemo-preventative and antitumor activities. A note about citrus essential oils: none should be worn on the skin in daylight because they may be sun sensitizing.
6.Peppermint Oil: Taken from the peppermint plant, Peppermint Oil has been used for thousands of years to cleanse the lymphatic system and is very soothing and detoxifying. Enjoy it in tea as a wonderful cognitive supporter or just to relax in the evening.
7.Lavender Oil: Calming in nature, this fragrant oil removes nervous exhaustion and helps with treating migraines. Organic lavender oil is also great for digestion, sleep and pain relief. Try putting two drops of lavender on your wrists in the morning to support the adrenals.
8.Rosemary Oil: Improve digestion, circulation and decrease inflammation with rosemary oil. This powerful oil has analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory qualities. It can help to boost memory and can be used topically or aromatically in a diffuser. Try massaging rosemary oil into the feet at night before you go to bed.
9.Oregano Oil: Anti-bacterial and high in antioxidants; oregano oil has been shown to fight off the cold and flu, keep digestive tracts healthy and even soothe skin. Oil from oregano is also a natural insect repellant from the compound, carvacrol (also found in mint and thyme).
10.Lemongrass Oil: Lemongrass is considered one of the most versatile and health promoting essential oils. It is a powerful antioxidant with anti-fungal properties that is essential for drainage within the body. Lemongrass oil also supports healthy digestion, soothes aching muscles and even purifies the skin.
11.Ginger Oil: Ginger oil is well-known for aiding in digestion and helping to eliminate nausea and motion sickness.
12.Juniper Oil: Diuretic in nature, juniper oil helps the body to throw off toxic waste and aid in elimination by supporting liver functions. It can also aid in overcoming fatigue and depression and even helps to relax muscle cramps by promoting blood circulation in the body.
Compliment Your Juice Cleanse with Essential Oils
Assist your body during the detox process of your juice cleanse and give it a chance to absorb more nutrients by adding organic, essential oils into your daily or nightly routine for the ultimate vibrant lifestyle. And keep the goodness going!
Also see, Compliment your Juice Cleanse with an Epsom Salt Bath, Detox Your Body During a Cleanse with Dry Skin Brushing, and 5 Tips to Enhance Your Juice Cleanse [INFOGRAPHIC] for more tips to compliment your juice cleanse.
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