If you are one of the few people who still haven’t explored the wonders and benefits of essential oils, then it is definitely time to get on the hype train! Essential oils have been used throughout history for lots of different health and beauty reasons, from aromatherapy to cleansing to healing and even religious anointing, and now in our modern age, experts have started to assign different types of oils to the process of detox. If you are looking for a new way to detox your body, then here are some of the best essential oils to detox and their specific benefits.
1. Frankincense & Myrrh
They are probably the two most famous essential oils thanks to the Bible, but frankincense and myrrh have lots of modern-day benefits too! When used together, they can help to reduce stress and negative emotions, as well as balancing hormones, decreasing pain, and promoting good sleep. Myrrh in particular is known to be a powerful antioxidant and antibacterial, which is great for your skin.
Hyssop is an essential oil that can be used effectively as an antiseptic that can treat infections, improve respiratory conditions, relieve muscle pain and even do internal things like aid digestion and promote good circulation. It gives your immune system an overall boost, which is perfect for a detox.
3. Cassia and Cinnamon
The combination of cassia and cinnamon is a great one for detox purposes, effective for many bodily issues like treating diarrhoea, relieving period cramps, improving circulation, and even acting as a natural antidepressant. Cinnamon in particular can be very handy for detox, as it has the power to aid weight loss as well as improving cardiovascular health.
Spikenard is an essential oil that is best used for fighting bacteria. It helps to stop fungal growth on your skin, as well as internal bacterial growth on important organs like the bladder and kidneys. Spikenard also has wonderful anti-inflammatory properties, which is essential for any beneficial detox programme.
Cedarwood oil can be used to effectively treat things like eczema, dry scalp, hair loss and even depression. It can also provide relief from things like muscles spasms, arthritis, and undiagnosed coughing too. Adding it to a beauty regime can also have the effect of providing a facial tightening, great for anti-aging!