Fantastic essential oils for spider veins
Spider veins are tiny red and purple veins that can be seen mostly on the legs and occasionally face, chest, back and abdomen. They are on the surface of the skin and can appear as single lines or connected blue veins resembling tree branches or star bursts. Spider veins occur when blood pools in veins near the surface of the skin.
Spider veins can arise due to genetic traits, as an offshoot of varicose veins, fluctuations in hormone levels or from trauma. They are more common in women.
One of the best essential oils for spider veins is lavender. Other oils which are improving circulation are geranium, and helichrysum, which boosts circulation and minimises inflammation, have the potential to reduce the appearance of spider veins.
As this condition is connected to the circulation system, the best essential oils to improve circulation and possibly diminish the spider veins are
The best way to apply will be in a gentle massage upwards or a warm bath. For that, the essential oils should be blended in carrier oil by a certified aromatherapist.
We offer our Cellulite and Detox massage oil which contains circulation improving and astringent essential oils of lime, juniper berry, cypress, grapefruit in carrier oils of grapeseed, sweet almond, and wheatgerm.
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