November 30, 2020 15 Comments
Muscle soreness happens for a variety of reasons. You may have muscle soreness from sitting down for a long period, doing strenuous physical activities like exercise, having menstrual periods, or medical conditions like arthritis. Whatever the cause of your sore muscles, one thing is for sure: the experience is painful.
Top 8 Essential Oils For Sore Muscles
8 Other Complementary Essential Oils For Sore Muscles
Essential Oils And Sore Muscles
Essential oils are made from plant extracts. They are most commonly used in aromatherapy, which involves allowing scent molecules from essential oils to travel from the lungs to the brain. However, essential oils are quite versatile and can be used for sore muscles as well in a variety of ways.
Using Organic Aromas’ Nebulizing Diffuser is an effective method to get the benefits of essential oils. Nebulizing diffusers release micro particles of the essential oils that carry their full, undiluted benefits.
Topical application is another common way to use essential oils for sore muscles, especially in tangent with massages. It is important to dilute essentials when using them directly on the skin. To create the mixture use 1 – 3 drops of essential oil to every 20 drops of carrier oil such as sweet almond oil, jajoba oil or coconut oil. Essential oils can soothe sore muscles through topical application and the carrier oil to helps facilitate absorption without irritating the skin.
With Epsom Salt
You can use essential oils in a bath by pouring a few drops in Epsom salt, which you can then mix in your bath. Epsom salt has additional soothing effects that complement the anti-inflammatory properties of essential oils.
Although the most efficient way to use essential oils is through inhalation, you can use any or all of these methods to relieve sore muscles. Try out all these methods to see which one best works for you.
For any of these methods, you can use one or combine multiple essential oils to complement or strengthen their properties. Get a selection of essential oils from Organic Aromas today and experiment with various essential oil combinations.
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