Essential Oils: Cystic Fibrosis

Essential Oils: Cystic Fibrosis

How Can Aromatherapy Help with Cystic Fibrosis?

Aromatherapy has been around for centuries. “Essential oil” is basically a new name for an old standby. There’s plenty of research behind this aromatic trend that shows it helps alleviate many health conditions. We’ve uncovered some ways essential oils can help with cystic fibrosis.

 

 

essential-oils-for-cystic-fibrosis

 

Essential oils are believed to have a beneficial effect on the mind, body, and spirit. Many essential oils are used to ease symptoms of specific ailments or complaints. 

Like herbs and minerals, the FDA does not regulate essential oils. Most medical doctors don’t consider them a valid treatment for what ails you, but those who use them are believers. But check with your doctor first. If you have allergies or anaphylaxis, you’ll probably want to avoid most essential oils. By and large, though, they’re worth a try.

Below is a list of essential oils that might help to ease symptoms of various conditions.

Massage Today suggest these uses of essential oils:

For Pain:  Spike lavender, sweet marjoram, lavender, petitgrain, Roman and German chamomile, clary sage, lemongrass, helichrysum, peppermint, ginger, black pepper.

For Stress:  Rose otto, frankincense, clary sage, sweet orange, bergamot, grapefruit, ylang ylang, sandalwood, neroli, sweet marjoram, petitgrain, mandarin, lavender, rose geranium, tangerine, jasmine.

For Sleep:  Lavender, neroli, jasmine, marjoram, Roman chamomile.

For Sense of Well-Being:  Frankincense, lavender, rose, mandarin, neroli, helichrysum.

For Headaches:  Lavender, peppermint, marjoram, Roman chamomile.

For Circulation:  Rosemary, ginger, black pepper, peppermint, lemongrass, rose geranium.

Early research shows more possible benefits for essential oils in these areas: 

For Antioxidant Properties:  Lavender.

For Anticancer Properties: Lemongrass, thyme.

For Anti-inflammatory Properties: Myrrh, frankincense.

For Nausea: Peppermint, spearmint.

For  Hormone Regulation: Thyme, coconut.

For Brain Function and Nerve: Coconut.

Stay up to date in our Pinterest Community.

4 comments

  1. Chrystal LaFontaine says:

    My Baby Granddaughter has CF and she is strong onryand way to darn cute!! I believe she was created that way because she is fighting for her life everyday!! I believe that essential oils will help her win that fight!! Thank-you for your research and add me to your mailing list so I can have all the latest news about this issue. Thx u Grandma Mima

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *