Aromatherapy can help with Digestive problems


If you suffer from digestive problems and are looking for a natural way of dealing with symptoms, then Aromatherapy and the home use of essential oils can be of great help.

Having an abdominal massage with an essential oil can be hugely beneficial in relieving constipation as it can help to facilitate the peristaltic activity of the colon – however some people may feel more comfortable using essential oils at home. Here are some suggestions for self abdominal massage

IBS  –  Sweet Marjoram (Origanum marjorana)

Constipation – Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin)

Spasms and cramps – (Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

Flatulence – Sweet Orange (Citrus sinesis)

Abdominal Self Massage:

Put 10 drops of the essential oil as stated above into 2omls of sweet almond oil and massage clockwise into the abdomen. If you have a nut allergy then use grapeseed oil instead of sweet almond oil

Hot Compress

Add 1-4 drops of essential oil to a bowl of hot water and lay a thick paper towel over the surface of the water and remove immediately shaking off any excess water. Apply to affected area for 5-mins until cooled and reapply

Please contact me if you would like any guidance on purchasing essential oils, I am more than happy to give advice