There are man stages and nuances in weight loss to truly be effective and sustainable. Through the following information in this article, you will see how essential oils can aid the process from controlling appetite to feeling uplifted and confident in your pursuits and every day lifestyle. Of course there is no substitutes within a weight-loss regimen, aromatherapy must essentially be used in conjunction with an appropriate diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
Aromatherapy harmonizes the mind, body and soul in a way that allows people to prepare better for a weight-loss program and derive the maximum benefit.
Essential oils help shape up the body through a multi-tiered approach:
* Some oils like cedarwood, grapefruit, orange and rosemary can help purge the body of toxins and retained fluids
* Other essential oils energize the mind so that you are less tempted to skip your workout routine. Try peppermint, cardamom, rosemary
* Some essential oils infuse a sense of positive energy and help boost up confidence and body image. Use ylang ylang, clary sage, litsea cubeba. When you feel all fresh and charged-up, you have little reason to flop on the couch with a tub of ice cream.
Have you noticed how the aroma from a hot stove pizza makes your tummy rumble and beg for food? It is because the nose sends a message to the brain that in turn signals the stomach to feel hungry.
Just like some smells enhance appetite; there a some smells that curb it. When you start eating with a sense of fullness and satisfaction, you will naturally end up eating less.
A few essential oils that will help curb are: fennel, grapefruit and spearmint, stimulate the hypothalamus, which is the center of hunger and satiety in the brain and thus neutralizes the urge to keep eating. These oils also promote a sense of positive energy and well-being that negates all factors that lead to comfort eating.
* Always have one of these on hand
* When you are craving or are feeling hungry or before eating a meal, open bottle and take three sniffs in each nostril
* Breathe very deeply
* The more you use it, the more effective it will be.
Are toxins in your body making you fat? “You bet they do!” Contribute to the flush with essential oils! Inhibitors of releasing toxicity can be incorrect nutrition, lacked physical activity and hormonal fluctuations, causing body cells to retain excess fluids and fats.
Oils of rosemary, grapefruit, cedarwood and orange are potent detoxifying agents that enhance lymphatic flow and eliminate excess fluids and toxins from the body. Orange oil stimulates the liver, enhances the flow of bile and aids fat metabolism.
After shower, massage over body in a circular motion with a blend of your favorite “flushing oils” in conjunction with jojoba oil as a carrier.
Think Positive, Feel Great
Stress and depression trigger a vicious cycle of fat accumulation in the body by increasing the level of cortisol in the blood. People battling the bulge are often plagued by feelings of self-doubt and insecurity. It is commonly observed that self-pity coupled with a lack of confidence can throw a fitness plan completely off-track. Once the mind is healthy, a fit body will not be far out of reach. A self-assured and positive person is more likely to stick to a weight-loss regimen because positive energy inspires determination and a will to succeed.
Citrus essential oils like bergamot and lemon are also called the "happy oils". Put two drops of CITRUS DELIGHT on a tissue. Close your eyes. Take three slow, relaxed, deep breaths and visualize your mind being clear of negative thoughts and feelings.
DIFFUSE! Learn more about diffusing your oils. It is the easiest and most cost efficient way to utilize your new healing scents!