Essential Oil Treatments for Edema
This is the characteristic collection of water within the body tissues and cavities or simply swelling brought about by inflammation or injury and can affect the whole body or a smaller body area. It’s also brought about by an underlying problem such as liver cirrhosis, kidney disease, heart failure, pregnancy or medication.
Essential oils can really help in dealing with edema by easing inflammation due to the retention of fluid. If around the feet the oils once rubbed sooth them and reduce pain or inflammation. Some of the best essential oils for this include: Cypress, Sweet Fennel, Geranium and Thyme