Essential Oils for Chronic Pain


If you suffer from chronic pain, then essential oils may be your answer. Did you know that Peppermint essential oil is one of the best oils to use for blocking pain?  A recent study in 1994 showed that peppermint blocks calcium channels and substance P. important factors in the transmission of pain signals, according to the Essential Oils Desk Reference.  Other essential oils for chronic pain and possess pain-relieving properties include helichrysum.

For chronic pain, try peppermint, helichrysum, spruce, birch, basil, cypress, ginger, clove, rosemary, tansy, and Valerian.

For bone-related pain in hips, shoulders, etc. try birch, cypress, fir, spruce, pine, peppermint, and helichrysum.

For muscle-related pain, try basil, peppermint, rosemary, and marjoram.

For muscle pain or inflammation, try peppermint, lavender, nutmeg and black pepper.

For inflammation, try patchouli, spruce, basil, chamomile, and geranium.

For joint pain, try birch, cypress, fir, spruce, pine, peppermint, and helichrysum.


To Use: Massage the oil on location, mixing with a carrier oil such as almond or jojoba to cover the affected area.


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Books by Rebecca Totilo

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Our aromatherapy online courses are taught by bestselling author, Rebecca Park Totilo. Aroma Hut Institute gives you hands-on training and experience with essential oils in the comfort of your own home!

About Rebecca Park Totilo

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