The HEART

Cardiovascular Disease is the leading of cause of death in the United States. And that’s true for both men and women. Heart disease kills 610,000 people in the United States every year — that’s roughly 1 of every 4 deaths.

Reducing your risk of heart disease involves making simple changes to your lifestyle, like quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, smart eating habits, daily exercise, and monitoring your cholesterol and blood pressure.

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is common in American adults. Left untreated, it can result in heart attack and stroke.

Guess what? Essential oils can help support your hearts health! Many studies have found great benefits of aromatherapy for the heart.

Heart disease runs in my family unfortunately. And I get palpitations quite often, when I’m stressed or when I eat a big meal, or when I drink caffeine. So these are the oils that I like to keep on hand to quiet them down and just support my heart when it’s not feeling well: Ylang Ylang, Marjoram, Geranium, Cypress, Balance Grounding blend, Ginger, Lavender, Melissa, and Jasmine.

Oils for Circulation: Cypress, Thyme, Peppermint, Clary Sage, Wintergreen, Citrus Bliss Invigorating blend

Cardio Tonic: 10 drops each Lavender & Thyme + fractionated coconut oil in a 5mL roller bottle. Roll over heart, carotid arteries (neck), feet, under left ring finger, above elbow, behind ring toe on left foot, and to reflex points on the feet.

And of course, they say the heart is the Emotional Center of the body as well! These oils will help you process the emotion and progress to a higher moods.

Anger – Forgive Renewing blend. Inhale from bottle or cupped hands, diffuse or apply to pulse points, over the heart and back of neck.

Grief or Anxious feelings – Magnolia, Frankincense, Melissa, Rose, Console Comforting blend, Peace Reassuring blend, Balance grounding blend, or Elevation Joyful blend. Inhale from bottle or cupped hands, diffuse, or apply to pulse points, over the heart and back of neck.

Passion – Ylang Ylang, Jasmine, Rose, or Passion Inspiring blend. Inhale from bottle or cupped hands, diffuse, apply to pulse points and back of neck, or use in massage with fractionated coconut oil.

 

If you had a quick & easy way to learn about essential oils over text message, would that be helpful? If so, just text OILS CLASS to 509-676-4333 and you’ll get a free Intro to Oils class delivered straight to your phone!

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