Varicose veins essential oil blend
Essential oils assist in the treatment of varicose veins because of their properties such as venous decongestants, circulatory stimulants, and astringents. Our Varicose Veins Relieving synergistic blend is composed of the essential oils of Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Lemon and Peppermint.
How it works
Cypress is known as decongestant for veins as well as for lymphatic system. It helps to prevent the spread of varicose veins, especially in legs.
Geranium is soothing and relaxing, ideal for massage. As diuretic it is beneficial for treating fluid retention. It is astringent and anti-inflammatory.
Lavender is tonic and antispasmodic. It is used in blends to relieve aches and pains.
Lemon is used as a component in blends aimed at detoxification. It is an excellent tonic for the circulatory system, reducing blood viscosity.
Peppermint is one of the most effective stimulating liver tonics. It is cooling. Peppermint has a special affinity with the blood, it is refreshing, and it increases blood flow and tissue fluid circulation.
Together these essential oils create a synergy that when used in a massage brings relief in the treatment of varicose veins.
A very careful massage should be used with gentle upward strokes. A prolonged treatment is required in case of chronic condition. The blend can also be used in a bath. Add a few drops of the synergy to a teaspoon of carrier oil such as sweet almond or wheatgerm oils and add to your bath and enjoy.
All essential oils in the blend are non-toxic and non-irritating. Although, lemon oil is considered as phototoxic and is not recommended to be used on the skin prior to exposure to the sun.
The synergistic blend is composed according to strict aromatherapy safety rules.