Essential Oils for everyday strain, aches and pains

It's summer and you're working on your garden, cleaning up the garage, playing with the kids or clocking in hours at your job hours on end in the same position on the computer or hunched over a desk or maybe even manual labor. These activities and repeatitive actions can create problems, discomfort and even long term problems with pain from overuse that essential oils will help improve even from the first use.

Many people use essential oils each and every day to help them manage their aching joints and muscles to allow them the healing and recovery they need. Essential oils like Peppermint oil and Arnica work wonders on muscles and they are effectively used for relieving pain associated with muscle aches, sprains and osteoarthritis. It is beneficial for treating bruises and insect bites, and for reducing inflammation associated with rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. When applied directly  to your skin it will reduce the inflammation and pain caused by muscle sprain and strains and every day activities. Essential oils help regenerate tissue and promote blood flow.

Best pain management essential oils:

Peppermint Oil-

Peppermint oil is a staple to any essential oils kit. The soothing relief it offers is able to relieve most common aches from joint pain, arthritis, as well as neck and muscles pains. Using peppermint oil will relieve the discomfort and pain brougt on by overuse. Peppermint is an excellent for the digestions system try rubbing directly onto your stomach for digestive aid or to cure an upset stomach or rub a couple drops onto the forehead and temple to get quick headache and migraine relief.

Arnica Oil-

Arnica oil is used to promote wound healing and reduce the symptoms of rheumatic pain, and swelling due to fractures yet gentle enough to alleviate insect bites and even minor aches and pains. You can dilute it in water and use it as a mouthwash or gargle for sore throat and gum infections, as a rinse for hair loss or as a soothing foot bath. In homeopathy it is used following an accident or shock and is believed to be beneficial in treatment of illness of the circulatory system. The ointment is also used to treat and prevent phlebitis.


Magnesium Oil-

Magnesium is involved in energy production, detoxification and protein synthesis. It keeps your heart beating regularly and your muscles and nervous system working properly. It supports a healthy immune system, regulates blood sugar levels and helps to maintain strong bones and healthy teeth. Magnesium is a vitally important mineral for good health and particularly affects your energy and stress levels. Unfortunately, if you eat a standard processed food diet, it’s also the mineral you’re most likely to be deficient in.

Cinnamon Oil-

Cinnamon oil is another staple to any essential oils regiment to handle pain. Contrary to the cooling effects of peppermint oil, cinnamon oil heats up providing extended relief for even the most serious and persistant aches and pains. In addition to being an amazing pain relieving cinnamon oil is excellent for combating diseases and killing bacteria. To get specific instructions for using essential oils like peppermint, arnica, magnesium and cinnamon please email us at lenahunt@live.com and we will instruct on how to get the most out of your oils to get the healing you need.