There is no miracle cure for endocrine problems (hormonal imbalance). But natural remedies are powerful allies that help your body regain its balance.
This is what aromatherapy offers us for our endocrine balance.
1 – Against adrenal exhaustion: Black spruce
Many women in their forties think that they experience pre-menopause when in fact they have exhausted adrenal glands! (They can also accumulate both …) The symptoms are indeed similar:
- Intolerance to cold
- Poor blood circulation
- High blood pressure
- Drop of self-esteem
- Joint pain
- Decrease in stomach acid (hence eczema, indigestion, swelling …)
- Muscular weakness
- Need excessive sleep
- Decreased immunity
The stress of managing a professional life and a family life is enough to demand excessive production of cortisol and to pump adrenal. Excess cortisol is also manifested by weight gain that adds to other symptoms and can also intensify the problem.
What to do?
Get good massage, by acupressure or acupuncture, to be treated with herbs like the wild Yam, the Siberian ginseng, the licorice, but most impotantly, rub energetically the lower back, above the waist, with the fists and massage the soles of your feet with black spruce essential oil (picea mariana) as often as you want. It is the miracle oil that puts you back on your feet.
Of course, it is also better to treat stress with dietary supplements, essential oils and a relaxing activity such as yoga or meditation. Dealing with stress often comes down to reviewing your lifestyle … letting go of what prevents you from progressing towards your well-being. To help you, the essential oil of Frankincense can make the difference. Try it.
2 – Against insulin resistance: Cinnamon
If you start to finding sweet products that sweet, do not worry! You will have to re-educate yourself.
What to do?
Cinnamon is excellent for stabilizing the blood sugar level, but it is advisable to work on the liver at the same time, so apply the following mixture twice a day on the forearms:
In a tablespoon of base oil (5 ml) add following:
- a drop of Chinese cinnamon essential oil,
- 2 drops of rosemary essential oil organic
- and 2 drops of lemon essential oil
In case of more sugar cravings, inhaling the lemon essential oil will help you resist.
3- Against estrogen overload: Geranium
Your estrogen and progesterone are supposed to balance and work as a team. But if something tilts the scales on one side or another and your estrogen level no longer respects the balance with your progesterone, a lot of problems can occur.
Everything comes from the fact that this imbalance makes the estrogen dominant in the estrogen / progesterone ratio. This dominance can cause certain symptoms such as:
- uterine fibroids
- swollen and painful breasts
- water retention in the hands and feet
- irritability, mood changes, depression
- premenstrual symptoms
- Mammary cysts
and can be promoted to
- over weight
- high exposure to chemical pollutants
- regular consumption of red meat and non-organic dairy products
- hormone replacement therapy
- a high level of stress
- more than 4 cups of coffee a day
- poor digestion
- deficiency of vitamin B and magnesium
The important thing is to make sure that the body is sufficiently nourished so that it has the means to re-balance itself without drugs.
What to do?
Most important thing the liver must work well (thanks to an adequate supplementation and nutrition) and an essential oil that are able to regulate both the liver and the hormonal functioning to cure hormonal imbalance:
It is the geranium essential oil. It can be combined with other essential oils that work on hormones and liver like Sweet Fennel and Vitex.
Here is a miraculous mixture for hormonal re-balancing for women:
- In a tablespoon of base oil (5ml), add the following:
- 3 drops of geranium essential oil,
- 2 drops of clary sage essential oil
- and 1 drop of essential oil of Vitex (agnus castus) or Damiana .
Massage your feet and ankles with this mixture one to two times a day for two weeks after your period.
Finally, your stress management is a factor that should not be overlooked and should be associated with proper nutrition.