Top 10 Essential Oils that Helps with Pain Relief (Analgesic Properties)

 

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Essential Oils Cebu - One of the major issues that we might face in life is pain and inflammation. It is part of our vulnerability of being human. So trying to find natural help to relieve pain is certainly easy nowadays. We have a number of essential oils that we can use for that relief.




We've listed 10 of these known essential oils with Analgesic therapeutic properties


How Do We Check the Purity of Essential Oils?

 
 
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Essential Oils Philippines - As we study more in depth with essential oils, we've learned that companies or suppliers of essential oils have made their "own" standard and quality grading like what we see on labels as "certified pure therapeutic grade" or "therapeutic grade" as a form of classifying essential oils. The EO industry is still new and is an emerging market that started 10 to 20 years ago.



Although, we know that Ancient civilizations have been using essential oils for its aromatic or medicinal properties for a thousand years ago, the business of essential oils booms into a multi-billion dollar industry in just recent years. And so the controversies we've read online that involved top MLM companies that sells essential oils are everywhere. There is so much politics in the world of aromatherapy as to who will reign supreme in the production of the purest essential oils and who gets the biggest market share. The market is competition-driven with a number of brands selling EOs.



Now, let us check what are these classifications of essential oil that is believed to be orchestrated as a marketing strategy to assure consumers and users of essential oils for its authenticity, purity, potency and quality.

There are 4 Grading Classifications:


Can we use Essential Oils to Reduce Stress and Anxious Feelings?

Essential Oils Cebu - How do we safely use essential oils at home? Sometimes, there are days that we feel tired, stressed, anxious, worried and mind filled with clouded thoughts that could affect our sleeping pattern, emotional and physical well being that inhibits us to function normally.


Reducing Stress


With the holistic approach in healing ourselves with the daily perils of life, STRESS, we can try to adapt a new change of bringing positivity to our extremely busy day. Health is wealth  and so is our paramount concern to stay attune with life's goodness.

Blending Aromatic Essential Oils

Essential Oils Cebu – just like cooking or baking or preparing a smoothie, we can also blend aromatic pure essential oils together. It is just how we play with it. Let us explore the world of essential oils together.

Of course, learning a few basics about aroma notes of some essential oils could really help a lot in our blending craft at home. Don’t worry, it will be easy.



Uses of Essential Oils

Essential Oils Philippines – incorporating the use of essential oils in our day-to-day life is easy and can make a difference after a tiring day. There are many ways or methods of using it. We have drafted some guidelines that involves the safety of using essential oils including recommended dosage.

Please note, not all essential oils are the same or created equal, we need to take caution when using them.

There will be three common ways or methods to use it.





Aromatically


Inhalation – You may have to use scent strips for this and add 1 drop into it. Or you may put 1 drop on a tissue or cotton ball and fan it on to your nose.

Essential Oils that Supports Respiratory System (not preventive or cure)

Essential Oils Philippines - In our present situation right now while the world is battling this covid19 pandemic, we would like to share some tips that you can use to have that relief if you have some occasional respiratory discomforts like difficulty in breathing. There are recommended essential oils that we can use to clear the passage airways as we breathe air or improve air quality in our room space.




Essential oils to give support for Respiratory System function:

What are Carrier Oils?

Essential Oils Philippines- As a safety precaution, it is advised that essential oils and absolutes in its purest form should be diluted in a carrier oil before applying it on the skin. Since essential oils are lipophilic, they dissolve in other oils like carrier oils. We know that water and oil don't mix well together.



What are examples of carrier oils?

What are Absolutes?

Essential Oils Philippines - Absolutes are highly concentrated aromatic liquids extracted from plants. They are extracted in a complex manner. Absolute distillation requires the use of chemical solvents like alcohols and esters that are later removed during the final stages of production, thus culminating in a more concentrated essence.




There are reasons for producing absolutes. Many times steam distillation of a plant by steam does not extract as much natural oil from the plant, or in some cases, breaks down the precious natural oil in delicate flowers. The solvent extraction methods are often used in these cases.

As a rule, absolutes are more concentrated than a similar essential oil. Being more concentrated, an absolute goes much further than the essential oil counterpart.


Trivia: It will take 10,000 rose flower to produce a 5 ml of pure rose essential oil.


What are Essential Oils?

 
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Essential Oils Philippines- Contrary to what we know, Essential Oils are not the oils we used to think. It is the liquid byproduct after steam distillation (traditional method) from leaves, flowers, barks, roots, seeds, resins, stems, peelings of a plant. The liquid that is extracted is from the true 'essence' of the plant. They come in a variety of colors and consistency, from a clear, watery texture, to a thick, syrupy and dark.

Most of these aromatic oils are used in what we know today as Aromatherapy.


As you know, Essential Oils (EOs) can be very pricey because of the many factors being considered. These are: