Oils for IBS
Did you know that essential oils can help you prevent or ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome?
Don’t know how to use essential oils for ibs but want to know more? Check out below five essential oils that will make you feel like you never had this medical condition before.
In addition to keeping a healthy diet, exercising regularly and controlling your stress levels –you can also use these essential oils for irritable bowel syndrome to help keep your symptoms under control.
#1 Fennel Oil
Fennel oil has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties. These properties help to relieve IBS symptoms that include bloating, gas, cramps, indigestion, heartburn, constipation and diarrhea.
#2 Thieves Oil Blend
Thieves oil is actually a combination of lemon, cinnamon, rosemary, eucalyptus and clove essential oils. It’s rich in antioxidants and has the ability to fight off bad bacteria within the stomach that can cause IBS.
#3 Anise Oil
Anise essential oil contains antiseptic, antifungal and anti-spasmodic properties that may help improve IBS symptoms. It works by assisting the digestive system and helping it to function more efficiently. Its mild sedative action may help relieve nervousness caused by stress and it may help prevent insomnia, both of which contribute to IBS symptoms.
#4 Peppermint Oil
It has therapeutic properties that aid the digestive system to help it function more efficiently. It can help the gallbladder secrete bile juices, reduce intestinal tract spasms and increase the production of gastric juices.
Peppermint oil also contains eugenol and thymol compounds which help reduce the fermentation of undigested foods left in your stomach.
#5 Ginger Oil
Ginger has antispasmodic effects can help relax the intestines to prevent or ease an attack. It has anti-inflammatory properties that will increase blood circulation when applied topically; rub ginger oil on your lower back to help stimulate your colon.