At this time of year, most people are thinking about getting rid of the weight they put on during the holidays.
I would like to offer one way to go about this. By using Essential Oils, we are incorporating natural and powerful essence that our bodies know how to use. This information will be spread over several weeks on this blog.
I have found this to work for me and my body. With the Transformational Thought Technology that I have used for 17 years, I have learned that loving your body and treating it with kindness and care is very important to the body health and wellbeing. So, I have been careful with what I use to help my body in becoming healthy and vibrant. I am patient with myself and my body.
To help you understand the purpose of stored fat, there is biological and scientific evidence that bodies store toxins in fat cells to keep the toxins away from the vital organs as a safety measure. So one of the keys to less fat stored in the body is to give the body ways to eliminate fat/toxins safely.
Citrus Essential Oils assist and cooperate with the body in eliminating toxins held in the fat cells safely. Some essential oils can really help with weight loss by helping to melt the fat and by helping the body to carry less toxins. Several essential oils can suppress cravings, increase metabolism, reduce fluid retention and helps alleviate emotional stress and stress eating. . Toxins saturate the cells with a filmy layer and prevent them from taking in nutrition. Essential oils digest the filmy layer that saturate the cell wall and the essential oil’s high content of oxygen piggy backs nutrients into the cell.
The first essential oil we are going to talk about is Grapefruit:
Grapefruit essential oil: (prevents bloating, water detention and dissolves fat)
Grapefruit is one of the best essential oils for weight loss due to the d-limonene found in grapefruit. It helps in releasing fatty acids into bloodstream where the body breaks them down and uses it for energy. A study conducted on the protective effects of d-limonene in the animal’s shows that it helps reduce body weight by reducing lipid peroxidation and lowering cholesterol.
It has long been used for various health benefits like metabolism stimulant, lymphatic system detox and fat burning. It is packed with Vitamin C and the powerful antioxidant Lycopene which helps detoxify and cleanse the lymphatic system. Toxicity in the body creates unwanted weight gain. Our body stores toxins in the excess fat when it does not know how to release it from the body. Citrus oils like grapefruit, lemon and orange essential oil work great to release the toxins from our metabolic pathways. Along with natural weight loss management properties, grapefruit has antioxidant properties and anti-inflammatory uses.
How to use:
1- You can make invigorating and refreshing drink by adding 1 to 2 drops of grapefruit essential oil to your daily glass of drinking water to flush out toxins and fat burning effect especially before breakfast in the morning. It also enhances the flavor of water and food.
2- Massage for at least 30 minutes on areas where fat accumulates by adding it into 1 to 2 oz of carrier oil like raw organic virgin coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil. Do not wash off for several hours.
3- Add 5 drops of grapefruit essential oil to your warm bath, combining it with 5 drops of ginger, 5 drops of orange, 5 drops of sandalwood and 5 drops of lemon essential oil for a cellulite bath. Plus, add a cup of apple cider vinegar to it and make sure to disperse oils with your hand well and soak for approximately 30 minutes.
COME BACK TO THIS BLOG IN A FEW DAYS TO READ ABOUT ANOTHER ESSENTIAL OIL FOR WEIGHT LOSS!
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