What Essential Oils Do We Need For Proper Digestion?

November 26, 2008 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness

Bloating, intestinal laziness, stomach cramps, lifts acids… all this digestive disorders are very common. How to use essential oils to alleviate or even eliminate them?


Essential oils against digestive disorders

In this article I will give you the keys to get rid of our digestive disorders with the use of essential oils.


Heartburn, acid lift essential oils:


Against heartburn and gastric acidity rising, choose the following essential oils: basil, lavender, geranium, lemon, bergamot, peppermint, and Roman chamomile.


You can use diluted in a bath or gentle massage in the stomach. These oils can also be applied to the wrist at the pulse (1 drop) or disseminated in your room for example when you sleep (especially when nervous or emotional origin).



Meanwhile, avoid irritating the stomach foods (garlic, spices, and acidic foods, salty …), very fatty foods like fried foods, alcohol. Eat slowly, chew long. Practice relaxation.


Gas Emission essential oils:


Marjoram, coriander, cumin, tarragon, fennel, anise, cloves, cinnamon, caraway, lemon, nutmeg, basil, peppermint, chamomile …


They are used in compresses applied to the abdomen, diluted in massage in the stomach or in a warm bath at the end of the day.




Choose a single, natural light and avoiding too feeding stuffs mix them.

Avoid candy, sweet desserts, do not Snack. Drink a fresh vegetable juice before meals. Practice deep breathing exercises that work the diaphragm. And finally, take coal plant or the green clay which act to absorb the gas.

Constipation essential oils:

Ylang-ylang, peppermint, basil, ginger, pepper, Roman chamomile, orange bitter.

They can be applied in compresses on the stomach or after dilution massage on the stomach. It is also advisable to let them circulate in the air.




Increase the proportion of dietary fiber (whole grains, dried figs, dates, prunes and dried apricots, legumes, fruits and vegetables …), limit refined products, drink plenty (water, tea), including drink a large glass water every morning in removing you, take lactic, go to regular hours and evacuate stress.


Diarrhea essential oils:


Chamomile, sage, mint, basil, lemon, cinnamon, tea tree, geranium, ginger, lavender, savory, rosemary.

They apply diluted in massage or compresses on its belly. But also in distribution or inhaled with a drop of oil on a handkerchief. During a trip for example, it is recommended as a preventive measure to use oil before departure, during your stay and a few days after return.




Limit foods high in fiber (whole grains, dried fruits, vegetables, fresh fruits …) and avoid raw vegetables. Take lactic fermentation to balance your intestinal flora, and the coal plant or the green clay.




Attention, those fragile, young children, pregnant women, the elderly or those with certain diseases, must first and foremost seek advice from their doctor.


And of course, by these self essential oils is not a substitute for medical advice. It is possible that for mild symptoms and passengers. When this is not the case, a consultation with the doctor is required.


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