5 Excellent Essential Oils For Pain

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5 Excellent Essential Oils For Pain

Peppermint Essential Oil

Great for: 
Reducing pain and inflammation.

Why it helps:
Peppermint oil has great anti-inflammatory benefits thanks to the presence of I-menthol. Add that to its great anti-pain benefits and you have a great oil for body aches and pains treatment.

Marjoram Essential Oil

Great for:
Easing stiff, painful joints.

Why it helps:
Marjoram oil is highly beneficial in relieving joint pain with its calming and relaxing benefits. It can be used to deal with sprains, bruises, muscles spasms and stiff joints.

Lavender Essential Oil

Great for:
Reducing dull aches and pains.

Why it helps:
Lavender is one of the great essential oils for overall body pain treatment as it helps to promote circulation and the healthy flow of oxygen to muscles and joints, as well as encompassing many relaxing properties.

Helichrysum Essential Oil

Great For:
The nervous system and headaches.

Why it helps:
Helichrysum oil is known for its analgesic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory effects. This oil is so effective that pain relief usually happens very soon after applying and only small amounts are needed.

Wintergreen Essential Oil

Great for:
General painkiller and a powerful treatment for painful conditions such as menstrual cramping and arthritis.

Why it helps:
Wintergreen, one of the lesser-known essential oils. To extract the oil, wintergreen leaves are steam-distilled. Wintergreen oil is rich in a compound called methyl salicylate, which acts in a similar way to aspirin. Wintergreen essential oil can quickly kill pain and has a cortisone-type effect, with antispasmodic, analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties. Bear in mind that wintergreen is one of the most potent essential.

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Recipe ingredients

Peppermint Essential Oil
 Peppermint Essential Oil
 carrier oil
Marjoram Essential Oil
 Marjoram Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil
 10 drops Lavender essential oil
 warm olive oil
Helichrysum Essential Oil
 Helichrysum Essential Oil
Wintergreen Essential Oil
 3 drops Wintergreen Essential Oil
 1 oz carrier oil

Recipe directions

Peppermint Essential Oil
1

As the oil is quite strong, it is advisable to mix it with a carrier oil (such as coconut oil) before rubbing it onto your joints.

Marjoram Essential Oil
2

This oil can be an irritant if applied directly to broken or damaged skin, so ensure to avoid the use of it on such areas. When applied topically, directly to the affected area, it can offer relief from pain and relaxation.

Lavender Essential Oil
3

Mix around 5 to 10 drops of lavender essential oil to some warm olive oil, and then massage the mixture onto the affected area. Alternatively, add 5 drops to your bath tub for full body relief.

Helichrysum Essential Oil
4

Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture to your upper forehead just below the hairline, while keeping away from the eyes. After half an hour, the pain should decrease. For even greater effect, try adding a couple of drops of rosemary or lavender oil to the mixture.

Wintergreen Essential Oil
5

Try mixing 2-3 drops wintergreen essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil, then massage the oil into the affected areas of your body. You can also apply this mixture to hot or cold compresses.

Ingredients

Peppermint Essential Oil
 Peppermint Essential Oil
 carrier oil
Marjoram Essential Oil
 Marjoram Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil
 10 drops Lavender essential oil
 warm olive oil
Helichrysum Essential Oil
 Helichrysum Essential Oil
Wintergreen Essential Oil
 3 drops Wintergreen Essential Oil
 1 oz carrier oil

Directions

Peppermint Essential Oil
1

As the oil is quite strong, it is advisable to mix it with a carrier oil (such as coconut oil) before rubbing it onto your joints.

Marjoram Essential Oil
2

This oil can be an irritant if applied directly to broken or damaged skin, so ensure to avoid the use of it on such areas. When applied topically, directly to the affected area, it can offer relief from pain and relaxation.

Lavender Essential Oil
3

Mix around 5 to 10 drops of lavender essential oil to some warm olive oil, and then massage the mixture onto the affected area. Alternatively, add 5 drops to your bath tub for full body relief.

Helichrysum Essential Oil
4

Use a cotton ball to apply the mixture to your upper forehead just below the hairline, while keeping away from the eyes. After half an hour, the pain should decrease. For even greater effect, try adding a couple of drops of rosemary or lavender oil to the mixture.

Wintergreen Essential Oil
5

Try mixing 2-3 drops wintergreen essential oil in 1 ounce of carrier oil, then massage the oil into the affected areas of your body. You can also apply this mixture to hot or cold compresses.

5 Excellent Essential Oils For Pain

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