A 2009 study that used three drops of cinnamon essential oil three times per day concluded that this oil is a viable blood-sugar-focused therapy, as it possesses anti-hyperglycaemic properties and the potential to reduce postprandial blood glucose levels. Another study in 2014 found that lavender oil not only lessened lab-induced diabetes in animals but also improved body weight and protected the liver and kidneys from degeneration in laboratory animals. I found it interesting that the liver and kidneys were protected, probably due to lavender’s effect on reducing and helping stress levels stay balanced.
How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally with Essential oils is something we all need to know!
One out of three adults in the United States have high blood pressure and that number is still on the rise. In fact, according an editorial in the Lancet entitled, “Hypertension: Uncontrolled and Conquering the World,” the risk of becoming hypertensive is greater than 90 percent for individuals in developed countries. Like obesity, high blood pressure is reaching epidemic proportions among adults. This is a very disturbing statistic since many of the cases go undetected.
High Blood Pressure places added strain on a person’s heart, making it work harder in order to pump the blood throughout the body. Uncontrolled high blood pressure is a very serious health risk, as it can lead to heart disease. Often, without any warning signs or symptoms, someone may have a heart attack or stroke.
Aromatherapy means to treat with aroma through inhalation. Although there are other applications for Aromatherapy, if you would like to be proactive about your health and wellness, and particularly the state of your emotions, then diffusing essential oils is the most practical and effective way to enjoy their benefits!
Lavender essential oil is well known within the aromatherapy circles for its flowery, sweet smell, which calms and revitalizes. It has the ability to adapt a person to stress or imbalances. It allows the body to relax and wind down but is can also boost stamina and energy. It has also been able to speed healing skin wounds, such as abrasions, cuts and burns. French scientist Rene Gattefosse discovered Lavender essential oil’s ability for rapid…