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

1. Basil (Ocimum basillicum ct linalol)

- The linalol chemotype of Basil is a safe and gentle oil. For topical application, always set to 1% dilution.

2. Bergamot (Citrus beramia)

- It reduces tension and soothe painfully tight muscles. It is phototoxic. For safety, avoid sun or UV exposure for 12 hrs after application.

3. Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

- It is perfect for sore muscles and joints. As a precaution, avoid in cases of epilepsy or neurological imbalances and if you have high blood pressure.

4. Frankincense (Boswellia carterii)

- Known to be the King of the Oils. It is considered a valuable ingredient having remarkable anti-aging, rejuvenating and healing properties. It is rich in chemical compound, Alpha-pinene which has anti-cancer properties.

5. Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)

- This essential oil has many therapeutic uses. It relieves tension and decreases pain, inflammation associated with neuralgia.

6. Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)

- One of the highly recommended essential oils to start with. Avoid using it if you have low blood pressure. It also has cytophylactic properties that promote rapid healing and reduces scarring. 

7. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus)

-  Lemongrass tones and fortifies the nervous system and can be used in the bath for soothing muscular nerves and pain.

8. Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

- It has long been credited as being useful in combating stomach ailments, soothing to the digestive system. It works well if you want to reduce some head or neck tensions.

9. Roman Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile)

- Women with PMS find this essential oil really helpful. It is a go-to oil for head tensions, trouble sleeping, restless leg syndrome, and nervous tension. It has a calming therapeutic effect.

10. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)

- As a precaution, it is stimulating and should not be used before bed, if you have high blood pressure or epilepsy. It helps with overcoming mental fatigue and sluggishness by stimulating and strengthening the entire nervous system.

We hope you have a stash at home on any of these oils. Having one is really enough.

How to use or create a personalized blend of natural analgesic?

Prepare 15 ml roller bottle.
Carrier oil: Fractionated Coconut oil, jojoba oil or any fatty vegetable oil.
Method: Topical application
Dilution Rate: 1% (3 drops of essential oil per 15 ml carrier oil)

Recipe 1

-Choose one of the 10 essential oils above. Example, Basil.
-Add 3 drops of essential oil to 15 ml carrier oil. Put in a roller bottle.
-Wait for 24 hrs before applying it on the affected area.

Recipe 2

-Choose two essential oils out of the 10 above. Example, Bergamot and Roman Chamomile
-Add 2 drops of Roman Chamomile, 1 drop of Bergamot to a 15 ml carrier oil. Put in a roller bottle.
-Apply it on the affected area after 24 hrs.

Recipe 3

-Choose three essential oils out of the 10 above. Example, Frankincense, Lavender, Rosemary
-Add 1 drop each to a 15 ml carrier oil. Put in a roller bottle.
-Synergize it for 24 hrs before applying on the affected area.

Given the 10 options of essentials oils above, try to experiment and have fun with the use of essential oils. You may choose Recipe 1 in which you will only use 1 oil. Easy isn't it? With just one oil, you can have that natural analgesic done at home.

For "healthy individuals" with no health or medical condition, you can go as high as 3% dilution.

Aside from topical application, you may also diffuse the oils using an ultrasonic or electric diffuser. Add a total of 9 drops of essential oils or as per instruction guideline of the diffuser.

There are certainly a number of essential oils with analgesic therapeutic benefits (pain relief), and the methods to use it aside from topical and aromatic. If you need more information, please refer to any Certified Essential Oils Specialist or Qualified Aromatherapist.


*This article is written with confidence by a Certified Essential Oil Specialist.


Our Certified Essential Oil Specialist supports the suggestions above are safe given the quantities of the essential oils.  DO NOT EXCEED dosage to what's been recommended above. As unique as we all are, some essential oils or blends might work for you, some may not work for others. Each will have a different experience. So please take note and experiment "safely" on what works for you.

Should you be seeking medical cure or treatment, please contact a doctor immediately and refer to their prescribed medications.

The use of essential oils whether aromatically, topically or internally is NEVER a cure to illnesses or diseases. It should not be intended for use in the mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease.  It is just supplementary or complementary to orthodox medicines. And is dependent to the client's wishes to use the Holistic Approach in healing.

Any products or brands mentioned above have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

If unsure or in doubt about what essential oils to use, always consult or refer to a Certified Essential Oil Specialist here.

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