Looking for natural methods to support your weight loss goals? You might find essential oils to be good supplements to a healthy diet and fitness routine. Not only do they improve bodily systems, but can also be therapeutic to the mind.
Prevents bloating, reduces cravings, helps weight loss
What it does: Helps release fatty acids into the bloodstream where the body breaks them down and uses it for energy.
What’s inside: d-limonene, vitamin C
Try it: Add 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil to your bath. Soak for 30 minutes.
What it does: This oil fights intestinal parasites, which are typically the reason for weight gain. The oil also helps to detoxify the body by stimulating the liver and balance metabolism and digestion.
What’s inside: d-limonene, vitamin C, minerals
Try it: Add 1-2 drops of lemon essential oil to a glass of water to have before breakfast.
Reduces cravings, improves digestion, stimulates the mind
What it does: The peppermint scent triggers a part of the brain that tells the body it’s full.
What’s inside: omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, minerals
Try it! Rub a drop of peppermint essential oil on your temples and inhale the refreshing aroma.
Reduces inflammation, prevents weight gain, boosts immune system
What it does: This oil prevents sugar from turning into free fatty acids by breaking it down and converting it to energy for the body.
What’s inside: eugenol, eugenol acetate, cinnamic aldehyde and benzyl benzoate
Try it: Mix a few drops to unscented massage oil or lotion.