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Essential Oil Treatments for Flatulence

Flatulence is a fancy term for gas. If you’ve eaten something bad or have a digestive disease, you more than likely deal with flatulence on a daily basis.

There are many essential oils to help you out of this gassy situation: Angelica Root, Aniseed, Basil Sweet, Bay Laurel, Bergamot, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Clary Sage, Coriander Seed/ Cilantro, Sweet Fennel, Ginger – Fresh Root, Lavender – High Altitude, Marjoram Sweet, Myrrh, Neroli – Orange Blossom, Nutmeg, Peppermint, Rosemary (Morocco), Spearmint, Thyme, and Yarrow -Blue. You can easily mix and match these essential oils to make the combination that you believe is perfect for you.

Using Essential Oils to Relieve Flatulence

The Power of Essential Oils for Relieving Flatulence

Essential oils have been used for centuries as a digestive aid to ease various types of stomach discomfort. Specific essential oils are very useful for relieving stomach gas, bloating, preventing nausea, and aiding in overall digestive health. These essential oils contain specific elements that relieve flatulence by helping gas trapped in the stomach to move through the digestive tract with greater ease, reducing bloating and cramping along the way.

These essential oils are also effective at increasing the flow of digestive juices like bile, while simultaneously realigning the balance of ‘good’ intestinal bacteria. The stronger the volume of ‘good,’ healthy bacteria is in the intestines, the less likely it will be for flatulence to continue to occur. Additionally, these specific oils are well-known for their ability to calm stomach muscles and reduce unnecessary contractions. Using essential oils for flatulence helps eliminate gas from the digestive tract and prevents gas from reoccurring.

How to Use Essential Oils for Flatulence and Bloating

• Add 2-3 drops of essential oil into 1 teaspoon of neutral carrier oil (such as olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil) and gently massage the oil directly onto the stomach and abdomen for 10-15 minutes. Repeat the massaging process as necessary.
• Add several drops of essential oil into a diffuser and relax on your back. This is most effective when done in the evenings.
• For on-the-go relief, place 1-2 drops of essential oil on the index finger and massage onto the temples in small, circular motions.