When I started using essential oils I was so excited to learn how I can incorporate them in my cleansing and detoxing journey. I soon discovered that they are actually of the most amazing way to aid the body and mind to support the natural elimination process. It makes protecting myself and my family from all the everyday toxins less of a headache and worry.
Detoxing can be anything that helps the body get rid of toxic waste, negative thoughts, stress, anxiety, and harmful organisms. Essential oils can help with all of these issues and once you try them you will be hooked. Sometimes people try a lower quality oil but then they do not understand what all the buzz is about but when you get the real deal the power will be readily apparent. After detoxing with these oils on a daily basis, you may feel “lighter” and have more energy.
In my previous posts I have talked about essential oils for youthful looking skin, essential oils for sleep, essential oils for weight-loss because they really can support all these processes to help you feel and look the way you are hoping. Young Living essential oils are fundamental for my family to stay healthy and active everyday.
How to Detox Your Body with Essential Oils
Here is a selection of oils that I found very effective to helping my body and mind naturally detox.
Cypress Essential Oil: Cypress comes from a Greek word “sempervivens” meaning “live forever. It’s such a refreshing oil and known to get things moving in the body. How to use: It’ s one of the oils I use during Raindrop Technique where it is applied to the spine to release tensions and toxins in the body. I also apply to chakras/vitaflex points and diffuse it ( where to buy )
Lemon Essential Oil is very stimulating and can support the body and liver natural detoxification. How to use: I put two drops of lemon mixed with almond oil in a vegetable capsule and take it in the morning before breakfast with a big class of water. ( where to buy )
Grapefruit Essential Oil is diuretic, speeds up lymphatic circulation and the elimination of toxins. Detoxifies through the skin, urinary tract, liver, gall bladder and lymphatic system. How to use: I love adding grapefruit to my morning smoothie or some paleo baked goodies. I also made a coconut oil, baking soda and grapefruit essential oil deodorant that I use everyday. ( where to buy )
Fennel Essential Oil is is known to support kidneys and the digestive tract. In my country of origin we give babies some fennel tea if they experience gas and bloating problems. How to use: I add it to my food after it’s cooked to preserve its the potency. Put a drop of Fennel under your tongue to help fight sweet tooth cravings. (where to buy )
Idaho Balsam Fir Essential Oil is known to support the adrenal glands. Balsam fir oil will ground the body and empower the mind. It will bring emotional balance to the mind and body by aligning the sacral and heart chakras. It is good for those who get out of balance emotionally very easily. How to use: I love to diffuse it. I also like to dilute it with some coconut oil and apply it on my back ( where to buy )
Juniper Essential Oil is a natural cleanser and detoxifier; and supportive to the urinary system. It’s said to have an encouraging and supportive affect on the emotional and spiritual aspects of a person, particularly helping a person navigate fears and resistance to the type of digging deep necessary for healing. I call this oil ” my fear detox weapon”. How to use: I like to apply it to the vita flex points, Diffuse it in my children’s room like an hour before bedtime and it helps them not be afraid of the dark. ( where to buy )
Palmarosa Essential Oil also known as Turkish Geranium or Indian Geranium Oil. Soothing to the body and mind it also supports healthy skin. supports the cleansing of the digestive system at a cellular level. Detoxifies through the nervous and digestive systems. How to use: I make a bath salt with 1 cup epsom salt and 20 drops of Palmarosa and soak my whole body in this heavenly scent for 20 minutes. For fatigue, nervousness, physical exhaustion, stress and stress-related conditions, use 2-3 drops in a diffuser. ( where to buy )
Patchouli Essential Oil is known by tradition to support the glands, to detoxify skin and help strengthen the immune system. How to use: I like to apply it on my wrists and breath it in. It’s an excellent scent to offer to the men of your life to help him get ride of the toxic perfumes. ( where to buy )
Peppermint Essential Oil is great to assist your body in ridding itself of toxins. How to use: try adding 1-2 drops of Essential Oil to peppermint tea, or to a glass of water. One of the properties of this oil is that it soothes the digestive system, and can help relieve bloating (where to buy )
Rose Essential Oil is gentle and so relaxing that it is said to balance hormones and stimulate the immune system solely through its action against stress and its by-products. How to use: I made a face toner with just 4 ounces of water and 2 drops of rose essential oil. It also help me unwind and with head tensions ( where to buy )
Rosemary Essential Oil supports and increases circulation. Detoxifies the respiratory system and clears mucous. Research shows that rosemary essential oil can help detoxify the liver and help regulate the creation and release of bile, a key part of the digestive process. How to use: I make a rosemary infused salad dressing and use it in almost all my mediteranean culinary cooking. ( where to buy )
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is powerfully relaxing, and support detoxification through the nervous and digestive systems. Ylang-Ylang makes very good blends with essential oils derived from bergamot, grapefruits, lavender and sandalwood. How to use: I usually love mixing up these oils and have my husband give me a massage or go to a deep massage therapist and take it with me to use. ( where to buy )
These are just to name a few. The world of essential oils is wide and has been a wonderful discovery for me. Get started with a premium stater kit today. Checkout what I have to say in more details about essential oils here.
There are a wide variety of methods for cleansing your body, along with many different levels of intensity. However, the simplest and most important steps you can take to help your body flush out toxins is to drink more water, eat unprocessed, organic food and use pure essential oils. Adding more movement to your daily routine can also help increase your circulation, stimulate the lymph system for natural removal of toxins. Exercise has the added benefit of boosting mood by creating endorphins in the brain.
Did you know that the raindrop technique developed by Gary Young, the founder of Young Living essential oils helps with the body’s natural detoxification at a cellular level? I am proud to say That I am fully certified and enjoy practicing it as a part job in San Francisco. I talk about Raindrop Technique a lot in my newsletters and soon will be making a full video tutorial to learn on how you can perform it on the members of your family. Subscribe to my newsletter so you won’t miss it.
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