Essential Oils For Hormone Balance
Hormonal imbalance is not limited to only the female hormones but extends to the overall hormonal level and the activity in both males & females. Generally, mostly women struggle to keep their fluctuating levels of hormones on check. As they are the ones who are more prone to hormonal activity due to the menstrual cycle and life events like pregnancy, menopause, thyroid etc. Well, that is not entirely true. There are many factors which are men go through which are a result of an unchecked hormonal activity in their body!
Well, there are so many ways one can cope up with the dancing level of hormones in the body. Some find a healthy diet, exercise and certain medications to be quite effective in keeping the hormones from on check!
Here, in this post we will primarily known about the role of essential oils for hormonal balance. A common question arises as to why essential oil? So the answer is because of the increased level of chemicals in everything around us like cosmetics, water, food, environment. As these are indirectly or directly affecting the body system and results in the disturbed hormonal activity.
Another prime reason for hormone imbalance is stress. It is a result of the modern lifestyle which is so fast paced that many of us who cannot compete to go along get stressed. They are left with a high imbalance of the hormonal level in their body!
Well, it is practically not possible to stop using most of the products which are all loaded with harsh chemicals. Also the stress generated hormonal imbalance can surely be treated by keeping a check on all the factors due to which stress develops. So as to have such a disturbing effect on the hormones.
Firstly lets have a look at the basic symptoms which are a result of the stressful life!
- Anxiety & irritation
- Digestive issues
- Low self esteem
- Excessive food Cravings
- Loss of Muscle Mass
- Excessive Weight Gain
Usually, a medication for hormonal imbalance is not always advised. Since it tends to treat one hormonal imbalance and suppresses the other which can later emerge as a bigger concern!
So lets have a look at some of the essential oils which are effective in treating the above mentioned symptoms in a holistic manner!
Basil essential oil tends to increase the body’s natural reflex action to a whole lot of both physical and emotional stress. It directs you the right procedure to cope it more calmly and in a balanced way!
Basil essential oil brings a feeling of calm and soothes the entire body and mind. It also induces an overwhelming feel and relieves exhaustion. Rub a couple of drops of high quality organic basil oil on forearms and just above the ear lobe for a more relaxed level of functioning!
Thyroid is counted as one of the major concern in women which is responsible for the disturbed hormonal activity in their body. Excessive weight gain or loss, depression, sleeping disorders, heat fluctuations etc. are some of the common concerns associated with thyroid imbalance. Lemongrass oil is a powerful anti-depressant. It tends to check the over-activity or under-activity of the thyroid gland on a regular basis. Rub lemongrass oil in the palm and inhale the fragrance for a more calming feel!
Sandalwood essential oil is a natural aphrodisiac. It mainly regulates the hormonal level of Testosterone in both males & females. This essential oil not only elevates the levels of pheromones in the body but also induce a feeling of well being. This diminishes the depressing and anxiety in both men & women!
Well, this is not all but a few essential oils which one can easily get. These are also safe to be used for treating the stress related hormonal imbalances caused in the body!
Have you tried any of these essential oils for hormonal balance?
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