Essential Oils; a Digestive Blend

Previously we discussed some more Essential Oils, and the array of health benefits that can be the foundation of your Wellness Cabinet.
We can now review a Digestive Blend, and a chart.

Digestive Blend

Millions of people around the world struggle with such digestive issues as occasional bloating, cramps, diarrhea and constipation, which can affect almost everyone at some point in their life.
The father of medicine Hippocrates said “All Health Begins in the Gut.” 

The good news is there is a blend of the essential oils called DigestEssentials that contains ginger, peppermint and fennel.
DIGESTIVE BLEND
Ginger Essential Oil supports healthy inflammation response and healthy digestion and is the go-to oil as a reliever of occasional nausea.

Peppermint Essential Oil has a cooling effect on the gut and can soothe the digestive tract. Peppermint oil has been shown to reduce occasional gas and bloating.


Fennel Essential Oil has a natural sweet flavor and has been shown to support healthy digestion function.
Also, fennel aids the body’s cleansing process.
Benefits of this digestive blend

• Supports healthy inflammation response
• Reduces occasional gas and bloating
• Freshens breath

Some Uses
+ Put 3–5 drops in water 3 times daily to support digestive health
+ Diffuse in air to improve digestive comfort
+ Massage 2 drops clockwise over stomach to reduce occasional bloating and constipation
+ Put 3 drops under tongue to soothe the stomach
+ Mix with coconut oil and baking soda for homemade toothpaste
+ Put 3 drops in mouth before meals to promote healthy digestive juices
Use the DigestEssentials blend to support any digestive-related health condition. 

Application Chart

Essential Oil Application Chart:
G
– Dilution is not required. Suitable for topical use and regarded as safe for children.
D
– Dilution is recommended. Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3x daily. Take as supplement if recommend by physician or as directed.
S
– Avoid using when in the sunlight or UV rays.
W
– Do not use the oil in this manner

Scientific References:

 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25369660
 http://jac.oxfordjournals.org/content/47/5/565.full
 http://ndnr.com/mindbody/dermal-absorption-of-essential-oils/
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21796701
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3880178/
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17420159
 http://ebm.sagepub.com/content/228/10/1190.abstract
 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ptr.2320/abstract
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4334616/
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19589904
 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2213453014000056
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20359267
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3736918/
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92775/
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24100754
 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24005011

Conclusion

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This article is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice and treatment from your personal physician. Readers are advised to consult their doctors or qualified health professionals regarding specific health questions. Neither the publisher nor the author takes responsibility for possible health consequences of any person reading or following the information in this book. All readers, especially those taking prescription or over-the-counter medications, should consult their physicians before beginning any nutrition or supplement program.