Essential Oil Early Inflammation Recipe

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Essential Oil Early Inflammation Recipe

There are dozens of over the-counter pain relievers, but almost every single one has some kind of side effect including bleeding in the stomach and concerns about overdose. Why bother with those chemical pain relievers when you can simply turn to natural essential oils instead?

Many essential oils contain analgesic compounds, meaning they reduce or relieve pain. Still others have anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, or anti-spasmodic compounds to fight other types of pain.

Never fear, my list of anti-inflammatory essential oils will help you!

German Chamomile

This contains anti-inflammatory and pain relieving compounds, in addition to having terrific antioxidant compounds. German chamomile is soothing, calming, and has been found to support joint health.

Lavender

Lavender essential oil almost seems magical in that it helps with such a variety of different things. Great for fighting inflammation, for relaxation, for comfort, and for help in relieving colds or others illness. Lavender oil also seems to reduce pain and prompts the body to heal efficiently and effectively while allowing for much-needed rest and sleep.

Tea Tree

Tea Tree essential oil is known as an antiseptic and anti-inflammatory remedy to bring healing and fight bacteria. Just a little bit of this oil goes a very long way and it can be used in a variety of ways to fight or prevent skin infections such as gum disease, acne, burns, scrapes and cuts.

Rosemary

This oil helps to sooth tired muscles and reduced inflammation and swelling of joints. In addition, Rosemary is useful for healthy digestion and aids in fighting fatigue.

Essential Oils for Inflammation Recipe

Once you have reduced the initial inflammation you will want to begin to use that particular joint very slowly at first. You will need to strengthen the muscle and tendons slowly to help prevent future recurrences. Warming up the joint with a massage oil, lotion or cream using a variety of essential oils that not only warm the joint capsule, but also helps to reduce inflammation and discomfort will help to speed the healing process.
Here is a recipe that can be used for the first few days to help with the inflammation and pain. You can mix it in a light lotion or add to your choice of carrier oils.

Conclusion

Essential oils for inflammation can be relied upon to provide a more natural means of reducing swelling and allowing for pain relief than many over-the-counter or doctor provided prescription medications. Instead of heading to the pharmacy to fight your swelling, head to your essential oils cabinet.

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Recipe ingredients

 6 drops Helichrysum
 6 drops German Chamomile
 4 drops Sweet Marjoram
 4 drops Sweet Birch
 4 drops Lavender
 4 drops Ginger
 4 drops Juniper berry
 2 oz your choice of carrier oil or lotion

Recipe directions

1

Blend the essential oils together in a Glass bottle or Beaker.

2

Then add to your oil, lotion or cream. Blend or stir well.

3

Apply as needed to the affected joint.

Ingredients

 6 drops Helichrysum
 6 drops German Chamomile
 4 drops Sweet Marjoram
 4 drops Sweet Birch
 4 drops Lavender
 4 drops Ginger
 4 drops Juniper berry
 2 oz your choice of carrier oil or lotion

Directions

1

Blend the essential oils together in a Glass bottle or Beaker.

2

Then add to your oil, lotion or cream. Blend or stir well.

3

Apply as needed to the affected joint.

Essential Oil Early Inflammation Recipe

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