For a sluggish circulation and lymphatic system, this blend helps to invigorate and cleanse the body. Especially useful in the bath for the circulation and in a lotion for thread veins and varicose veins. Contains Cypress, Black Pepper, Sweet Orange and Lavender Essential Oils. (10ml)
Aromatherapy Press has a great article on the best essential oils for inflammation here: https://aromatherapy.press/best-essential-oils-for-inflammation/ A really good read!
Cypress is a highly valued plant in ancient medicinal systems, with its name, even coming from the ancient Greek word ‘sempervirens’ meaning ‘live forever’. It has been described as a diuretic. Diuretics are often prescribed in those with circulatory disorders, such as peripheral vascular disease, to prevent and treat oedema (swelling) by removing the water that builds up in tissues when blood is not pumped sufficiently throughout the body.
Black Pepper has anti-inflammatory properties of black pepper may be useful to reduce swelling associated with poor circulation and varicose veins. Furthermore, black pepper is reportedly a circulatory stimulant to reduce sluggish circulation.
Sweet Orange, it has been suggested that the anti-thrombotic, vasorelaxant and anti-oxidant activities of Sweet Orange may help protect against coronary heart disease through improving coronary circulation, preventing clots in the coronary circulation and preventing low-density lipoprotein oxidation which is involved in the formation of atheromas.
Lavender True, a sweet, floral, mildly herby aroma a very good oil to bring an aroma together. Lavender is known as the best all-around helper! Relaxing and uplifting, Lavender True promotes rest and relaxation.
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.