Essential Oils for Gout

Use these essential oils as a blend for those who suffer from gout. Apply on location as needed. What essential oils does Rebecca recommend? Fennel, Cypress, and Juniper.

Fennel Essential Oil has a long list of properties that benefit the health. The properties that help with gout are as follows:

  • Anti-inflammatory – reduces swelling and inflammation.
  • Depurative – a detoxification alternative which purifies the blood. Most alternatives also promote cleaning action of the spleen, liver, kidneys, and bowels. Alternatives typically produce a gradual, beneficial change in the body, and restore the body to normal functioning.
  • Diuretic – aids in the elimination of toxins in the body by increasing urine flow. This helps flush the uric acid and monosodium urate crystals out of your system.
  • Stimulant – induces temporary improvements in physial function. For example, a stimulant can promote enhanced alertness, wakefulness, and locomotion.
  • Tonic – helps to strengthen the entire body or specific organs.

Cypress Essential Oil

  • Anti-inflammatory – reduces swelling and inflammation
  • Anti-rheumatic – prevents and/or relieves chronic rheumatic pain and swelling. Gout has been associated with rheumatic arthritis and is often called “gouty arthritis.”
  • Diuretic – aids in the elimination of toxins in the body by increasing urine flow. This helps flush the uric acid and monosodium urate crystals out of your system.
  • Tonic – helps to strengthen the entire body or specific organs.

Juniper Essential Oil promotes elimination of uric acid, and helps cleanse the blood. It’s properties are:

  • Anti-inflammatory – reduces swelling and inflammation
  • Anti rheumatic – prevents and/or relieves chronic rheumatic pain and swelling. Gout has been associated with rheumatic arthritis and is often called “gouty arthritis.”
  • Diuretic – aids in the elimination of toxins in the body by increasing urine flow. This helps flush the uric acid and monosodium urate crystals out of your system.
  • Tonic- helps to strengthen the entire body or specific organs.