Stress, improper nutrition, environment, lifestyle in general determine how full of toxins our body is. Fatigue, retention of excess fluids, change in hair and skin condition, frequent colds, insomnia and others are just some of the signs that our body needs a detox.
Of course, we shouldn't wait until we start feeling sick to take care of his detox. Essential oils are one of the ways we can do it.
Whenever you buy these, it is important to consult a professionalto advise you on the safest way to use them. Check out some of the best essential oils for body detox.
Citrus oil is great for detoxification. Its refreshing and regenerating aroma is thought to help lift our mood if we're feeling down, and it's also a powerful antioxidant. Lemon is great for scavenging free radicals, making it a good choice to help the liver through the detoxification process.
For lemon oil, as with other essential oils, it is important to use it in combination with a lotion, diluting oils such as coconut, shea butter, macadamia and others. Add 1-2 drops of lemon oil to another base, coconut for example, or a small amount of body cream and apply this treatment with a light massage on the bottom of the legs.
Lavender essential oil has a soothing aroma, which makes it an excellent choice when we want to relax and reduce stress, headaches, migraines, depression. How can it be used? One of the ways is to combine 2 drops of the oil with another base and massage in the area of the wrists, and in the evening to apply this combination to the feet before sleep.
Grapefruit has antiviral, antiseptic and diuretic properties, and according to Western studies, it can help reduce cellulite. It is commonly used to support the lymphatic and digestive systems. Like other citrus oils, the fresh, invigorating aroma of grapefruit can help boost energy levels and improve mood.
You can add it to your diffuser like other oils, to body massage base oils, to your shower gel.
Ginger is a spice that we add not only to our meals, but also to fresh drinks, teas to calm an irritated stomach, for colds, and to detox the body. Ginger essential oil can be combined with other oils and applied with a light massage in the abdomen, back, if there are pains and ailments. It can also be added to a diffuser, and for internal use you must consult a specialist.
Another excellent oil for detoxing the body, as well as improving mood, reducing stress and increasing energy. You can use orange essential oil alone or in combination with other essential oils in your diffuser or in combination with carrier oils as body skin care.