A blend of oils specially selected for their diuretic and cleansing properties. Used regularly, this blend will reduce the unsightly dimples associated with cellulite and reduce fluid retention. Blended with Geranium, Fennel, Rosemary and Patchouli Essential Oils. (10ml)
Geranium has been used in traditional medicine as a diuretic (Boukhris et al., 2012), which would also be useful for reducing water weight and oedema. Furthermore, it is also used in aromatherapy as an anti-inflammatory, so could be useful in reducing oedema.
Fennel, potential diuretic and anti-inflammatory activities of fennel indicate this oil may be useful to reduce oedema. It has also been suggested that fennel is able to lower blood sugar levels.
Rosemary significantly reduced the influx of white blood cells, exudate levels, and proinflammatory enzymes and mediators, key processes in inflammation, in induced inflammatory responses in rodents. Rosemary’s constituents carnosol, betulinic acid and ursolic acid may be responsible for these anti-inflammatory properties.
Patchouli is reportedly anti-inflammatory, as supported by several in vitro and in vivo studies. Li et al. (2011) found that patchouli alcohol, the major component of patchouli essential oil comprising around 23.6-45.9% of the oil (Price and Price, 2011)
Use 4-6 drops in the bath or vaporiser.
(Always mix in with bath foam or a suitable carrier when using in the bath.)
WARNING: Do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.