At Minser Chiropractic Clinic, one thing we get of questions about is essential oil. Many people have heard of them or have a basic understanding but aren’t aware that they can do great things for your health. We’ve compiled the most common questions we have heard and supplied some answers for you!
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing aroma compounds from fruits and plants. It’s a natural oil found in plant that is typically obtained by distillation.
How Do You Use Them?
There are many different ways to use essential oils. A common way is to use them in conjunction with a massage. A massage therapist adds the oil to the massage lotion and uses that throughout the massage. If you’re at home, you can add essential oils to another base oil and rub that on your skin.
Another frequent method people use essential oils in through a diffuser. The diffuser circulates the aroma in the air so you are able to benefit from the essential oil. You can also add a few drops to a hot shower or bath and get similar results.
What Can They Do?
Essential Oils can do many wonderful things for the body! You might have to do some research on which ones are right for your condition (or see one of the doctors or massage therapists at Minser Chiropractic Clinic).
*Note: Some essential oils are not recommended for pregnant women or those with sensitive skin.
Essential Oils Can:
- Help detox different body systems
- Aid in meditation and relaxation
- Fight colds and flus
- Useful for skin care
- Good for digestion issues
- Aids with depression and anxiety
- Relieves stress and muscle tension
- Helps bring peace of mind
- And many, many other benefits!
Where Can I Get Them?
Essential Oils are sold at many different places. You can find some at organic stores, or sections of larger stores (though these might not be good quality), online, and at clinics.
Here at Minser Chiropractic Clinic, we offer a variety of high quality essential oils. Our essential oils are one of the highest quality grades and can last you a long time, depending how often you are using it and in what quantity.
Essential Oils are a great way to freshen up the house in cleaning and can be very beneficial for your health! They are another holistic tool you can use to improve your life. If you have any specific questions about essential oils, give us a shout out!