Essential oils have so many benefits for your health and well-being. Besides being used regularly for aromatherapy and massage, essential oils can be great for weight loss. The best way to reap the benefits of these oils is through topical application. Simply mix a few drops with a carrier oil like almond or coconut, and apply it to your neck, temples, chest, and wrists. Incorporate these awesome-smelling oils into your diet and reap the benefits!
1. Cinnamon Essential Oil
If your sweet tooth is holding you back from achieving your weight loss goals, adding cinnamon essential oil to your diet might do the trick for you! Cinnamon oil aids in blood sugar control and the release of insulin, so your sugar cravings won’t get out of hand! When your blood sugar is stable, you don’t crave sugary foods as much. Cinnamon oil can also keep you from overeating.
2. Lemon Essential Oil
Everyone has heard about the amazing benefits of drinking lemon water every day. One of the most common benefits is weight loss. Incorporating lemon essential oil into your diet can provide similar benefits. As one of the cheaper oils, lemon is great for your physical and mental health, as well as your wallet! Limonene helps break up body fat and increases norepinephrine in your brain. By killing fat and keeping you happy, you won’t gain weight by stress-eating and you will shed the pounds you already have.
3. Peppermint Essential Oil
Peppermint is one of the most common essential oils. Known for its ability to relieve headaches and stimulate the senses, peppermint oil is a must-have in your essential oil armory. Peppermint oil goes far beyond just relieving headaches by suppressing your appetite, preventing you from overeating. Indigestion and bloating won’t be sticking around when you add peppermint essential oil to your routine. By clearing your digestive system and your mind, getting up for an early morning workout should be no sweat!
4. Bergamot Essential Oil
You may or may not have heard of bergamot essential oil, but its benefits are undeniable. Bergamot essential oil uplifts your spirit and increases motivation. Floral and citrus notes make this oil perfect for focusing in on that summer bod! Bergamot essential oil aids with the mental aspect of losing weight. By keeping your mood boosted, you aren’t as likely to overeat or miss a workout. Adding bergamot oil to your routine can help you stay motivated on your off days.
5. Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger offers some amazing health benefits. Many people are already drinking ginger tea to reap its benefits. If you aren’t a fan of the way ginger tastes, just add ginger essential oil to your regimen. Gingerols cut back on the inflammation in your gut so you can absorb vitamins and minerals more easily. Having good gut health is also important in combating disease, making weight loss much easier. Ginger can also help curb those sugar cravings!
About The Author:
Trysh Sutton is a wife, mother, attorney, interior decorator, strategic leader and owner of Pure Path Essential Oils. She has an eye for business, innovation and perfection – and a desire to help her family, her friends and herself live a healthy and happy life.