Essential Oil Treatments for Fluid Retention
Medically known as edema, it results after water has build up in the tissues of the body causing puffiness and swelling. It can be due to underlying causes like heart complications, obesity, PMS, pregnancy, jet lag or sprain.
They bring about a body water imbalance and excess within the lymph brings about puffiness and swelling. Through the action of essential oils, the balance can be returned to normal if added to some cream or massage oil, and the area affected massaged, especially the areas affected upwards towards the heart. Some of the best essential oils for this include: Mandarin Green, Mandarin Red and Rosemary (Morocco).