October 25, 2021

The day after holidays: 5 essential oils to say goodbye to bellyaches

December 31, New Year's Eve. The party is in full swing. You are in the mood. During the evening, different aperitifs are offered. Then comes the mealtime. Foie gras, seafood ... The dishes are appetizing. And it's hard to resist. Result: the next morning, your stomach cries out for revenge. Cramps, problems with digestion, nausea. How to deal with these pains? GirlsFromMainStreet.com sought the advice of Françoise Rapp, an aromatherapist specialized in the world of beauty and welfare. Here is his top 5 of essential oils, special stomachaches.


1. The Visnaga Amni


This essential oil is antispasmodic. And helps fight against indigestion. Regarding the use, a drop on a sugar or a teaspoon of honey. To be repeated 3 times a day. You can also use it in massage located on the stomach, in the sense of the needles of a watch. Beforehand, it is imperative to dilute the essential oil in a vegetable oil (type vegetable oil of sweet almond, olive ...) in order to be able to apply it on the skin.


2. The exotic basil


The exotic basil makes it easy digestion. It is also recommended in case of flatulence, nausea, vomiting or else gastric pain. Regarding the use, a drop of oil on a sugar or a teaspoon of honey. To be repeated 3 times a day. You can also use it in massage located on the stomach, in the sense of the needles of a watch.
If you suffer from cramps or severe indigestion, add peppermint essential oil and Petitgrain Bigarade oil at equal doses (5% each). You can also use them in localized massage on the stomach, pancreas, gallbladder or liver in a clockwise direction.


3. Sweet fennel


In case of dysepsy (bloating, burning ...) and gastralgia, prefer the essential oil of sweet fennel. Regarding use, a drop on a sugar or a teaspoon of honey, 3 times a day.


4. Cardamom


This oil stimulates the digestion and is antispasmodic. Regarding use, a drop on a sugar or a teaspoon of honey, 3 times a day.


5. Peppermint


The essential oil of peppermint is recommended in case of pancreatic hepatic insufficiency. She is also considered a "cleaner". Regarding use, a drop on a sugar or a teaspoon of honey, 3 times a day.

If you suffer from bloating, nausea and vomitingadd Marjoram and Tarragon essential oil at equal doses (5% of each). You can also use it in massage located on the stomach, pancreas or gall bladder. And this, in the sense of clockwise.


Last tip: for the aftermath of holidays, Françoise Rapp also advises the preparation of a drink based on Melissa Hydrolate and Peppermint Hydrolate, in the morning, on an empty stomach or as soon as symptoms appear.


Thanks to Françoise Rapp, from www.aroma-corner.com for her tips.



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