12 Essential Oils For Fibromyalgia
Muscle and tissue pain are the most common of symptoms of Fibromyalgia and it has been described as tender, aching, throbbing, sore, burning, and gnawing. It is all over the body and felt in the muscles, tendons, and ligaments around the joints. I feel for you pain warriors with Fibromyalgia! I sincerely wish you the best and I hope this brings you relief my friends.
These oils address nervous tension, stress, adrenal support, mental fatigue and anxiety.
Plai – essential oil is a fabulous analgesic and can ease pain for 16-20 hours. Plai is highly regarded by many Thai massage therapists for its healing properties. Used for aches & pains, muscle spasms, torn muscles, inflammation. Black Pepper - essential oil’s analgesic, antispasmodic, properties make it a must-have oil for muscular-skeletal issues. It helps to dilate the blood vessels, which creates a warmth that alleviates tired, sore muscles. Indicated for poor muscle tone, sprains, strains, stiffness & poor circulation. It helps to numb the nerves to ease pain. Frankincense - is one the best tonics for the nerves and its effects in treating nervous tension and nervous exhaustion have been well documented. It relaxes the mind, uplifts the spirit and helps one disconnect from unpleasant thoughts and mental chatter. Blue Tansy - has anti-inflammatory properties. Lavender - best known for relieving headaches it is wonderful in soothing overworked, tense muscles, as it clears out the acidic buildup and relieves the aching, burning feeling. Lavender helps to remove and cleanse acids from inflamed joints and cool the surrounding area. Marjoram - because of its calming effect it is wonderful for high blood pressure, stress, tension, anxiety, and irritability. It can relax to the point of dulling the senses if overused, but with moderate use, it warms and soothes on both the emotional and mental levels. Geranium - geranium oil has been known to stimulate the endocrine system. Its calming and balancing effect on the adrenals makes it a wonderful aid. Peppermint - peppermint is one of the best oils to use for a wide variety of ailments. Because it works into the hippocampus part of the brain, it stimulates mental activity and is excellent for mental fatigue, fibro fog, memory loss and the inability to concentrate. Roman & German Chamomile - both chamomiles have a wonderful calming effect on the central nervous system. When used in massaged, it is a great aid for ‘the blues’, grumpiness, fractiousness, over-stimulation and depression. Impatience, fearful nervousness and anxiety are also greatly reduced with soothing chamomile, as is over-sensitivity and irrationality. Pine - is very antiseptic and not only cleanses and disinfects on a surface level, but seems to cleanse and help heal on an emotional level. It is an uplifting scent, great for fatigue and mental exhaustion. Wintergreen - is a very strong natural pain reliever, however, it comes with caution in that it contains the same ingredient as aspirin. Do not use this blend and take aspirin or aspirin containing products.
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