Hormone imbalance has become a common condition nowadays as a result of chronic stress, diet, pesticides, and car pollutants. Hormones are essential part of our organism having a great impact on the body function.
Hormone Imbalances and their Negative Effects
The negative effects of these imbalances can provoke many body disorders like adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance and thyroid issues.
- Adrenal Fatigue
Stress causes many diseases and one of them is adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue usually occurs after long periods of stress or numerous stressful situations accompanied with serious breathing infections. In time adrenal fatigue can cause development of Addison’s disease. Typical adrenal fatigue signs are low blood sugar levels, low blood pressure, joint pain, and anxiety.
- Estrogen Dominance
Estrogen Dominance means excess of estrogen whereas the progesterone levels are inadequate. Estrogen excess can cause many problems like PMS, frequent mood swings, breast sensitivity, loss of libido, and depression. Therefore, if you have one of these signs please consult your doctor, and start to use the essential oils which are listed later in the text.
- Thyroid Issues
This body gland, shaped like butterfly, is the essential gland that produces hormones which through the blood are carried to every body tissue. If it does not function properly, severe health issues will start to appear. There are many thyroid conditions, but the most typical ones are: hyperthyroidism (thyroid over-activity) and hypothyroidism (thyroid under-activity).
Here below, are some of the listed symptoms:
Hyperthyroidism (thyroid over-activity):
- Excess sweating and heat intolerance
- Occurrence of weight loss no matter of the increased appetite
Hypothyroidism (thyroid under-activity):
- Cold sensitivity
- Slow heart beat
- Muscular weakness
There are 5 essential oils that will help you in reducing these symptoms. Here are the listed oils:
- Basil Oil
According to a recent study conducted on both genders, male and female persons frequently suffer from stress symptoms, revealing that Basil oil can successfully reduce stress by incredible 39 % contrary to certain typical medications used for treating this condition.
The hormone balance in the adrenals can be restored very quickly just by gently rubbing couple of drops of organic basil oil onto the forearms or ears adrenal gland point at the tragus.
- Lavender Oil
It has always been a known fact that lavender essential oil has the ability to alleviate sleeping disorders, and according to this study lavender aromatherapy has great relaxation effects which can improve coronary circulation. These properties make lavender a great alternative for reducing estrogen imbalance and adrenal fatigue signs. All you need is to put few drops of lavender essential oil onto your sleeping pillow.
- Myrtle Oil
Many studies have already proven the myrtle essential oil can successfully reduce thyroid or ovary imbalances. The thyroid points of the body are at the base of your neck or underneath the big toe where you can drop few drops and rub organic myrtle oil on them.
- Licorice Oil
This oil is an effective antidepressant that lowers estrogen supremacy, adrenal fatigue and thyroid problems; and as well as assists in accelerating metabolism. If you want to increase your mood instantly just put few drops on your palms rub them, and inhale. Your mood will be at high level just in couple of seconds.
- Clary Sage Oil
PMS pain i s quite an issue for most of the women. However, this oil is very helpful regarding this matter. Add few drops into your bath, sit back and relax; and leave the oil and the heat of the bath to do their job resulting in soothing PMS pains.
NOTE: Please consult your doctor before you start to use any of the above mentioned oils.