Prepping for Swimsuit Season: The Best oils for Managing Weight

Prepping for Swimsuit Season: The Best oils for Managing Weight

Swimsuit season is here! Are you ready? You’ve probably tried countless times, including year after year of New Years resolutions, to fight the battle of the bulge, but the odds are stacked against you. You get about three weeks into the resolution before total frustration sets in, and you give up. You’re too tired, too stressed. You lack time, energy, motivation, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Sound familiar?

Now, I’m not going to lie, eating a healthy diet, and drinking enough water is going to be an imperative part in this process. Exercising is also important to keep your heart healthy, and your muscles strong. But what if things like fatigue, digestive problems, inflammation, sugar cravings, and motivation destroy your whole plan? You need to start using essential oils to aide you in your weight loss journey! They will be a lifesaver, and an excellent tool, as a necessary support in the puzzle that makes up the equation for weight loss. 

Using essential oils as a part of your daily routine helps to promote emotional and physical health in your desire for weight loss. Using certain oils can help to speed up your metabolism, aide in digestion, reduce stress levels, stabilize your blood sugar, and boost your energy. With all these essential pieces in alignment who can stop you now?

Seven Principal Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Grapefruit:
Grapefruit contains nootkatone, a compound that increases your metabolism and aides in melting fat. Use this, in combination with a healthy diet, and you are sure to see results. It’s bright scent is invigorating and can rejuvenate the mind.
Cinnamon:
If eating sugar is your weight loss downfall, cinnamon oil is your new friend. Cinnamon aides in controlling and stabilizing blood sugar levels and insulin release, which in turn kills your sugar cravings.
Ginger:
Ginger is great for improving digestive health when it comes to your gut. It contains gingerols, a compound that reduces inflammation in your intestines, and helps you to better absorb vitamins and minerals from the food you eat. Better absorption, better health! In addition to cinnamon, ginger essential oil also helps kick sugar cravings that could thwart your weight loss plan.
Lemon:
When it comes to weight loss, lemon is crucial! It not only benefits you both mentally and physically but comes at a very inexpensive price. It helps to dissolve fat, in addition to increasing the levels of norepinephrine in your brain, keeping stress levels down and negative thoughts from destroying your will power.
Peppermint:
Peppermint is key with the health of your gut. It keeps bloating and indigestion at bay and helps you from overeating. It is perfect for those who are trying to improve their digestive health. Peppermint is great for those that have a hard time waking up for those early morning workouts. By using it during those early waking hours, it will help to invigorate your mind and assist you when you lack focus.
Bergamot:
Need energy to workout? Bergamot is great for those pre-workout times when you feel defeated or unmotivated to step in the gym. It lends a helping hand to increase your energy levels and improve your mood. By being on top of things mentally, you can easily get your head in the game, and improve your physical health.
Fennel:
In addition to peppermint oil, fennel is also great for digestive health and helps to curb your appetite and reduces weight gain. With it’s natural melatonin component, fennel helps you get the restful sleep you need, and aides you to sleep better and longer. This will boost your energy levels and give you lower levels of stress. All three are imperative in the puzzle for weight loss.

Now that I know which oils to use, how do I use them?

Many of these oils are potent and could damage your skin.  Avoid using them on skin that may be broken or irritated. Apply a few drops with a carrier oil, such as coconut, almond, or grapeseed, before applying topically to your skin.  You can also dilute the potency of the oils with adding drops to a bottle of your favorite body lotion.

You can apply these oils to the neck, forehead, temples, chest, abdomen, arms, legs or the bottom of your feet.  Be careful to avoid sensitive open area’s, such as your eyes, ears, and around your eyes and mouth.

For weight loss, you can add a couple drops each of lemon, grapefruit, and peppermint essential oil, to 32 oz. of ice water.  You can do this 2-3 times daily. This powerhouse trio of oils will support you getting the amount of water you need, and assist you mentally and physically, as you shed the unwanted weight.

Ready, Set, Go!

Now that you’re educated on what to do, it’s time to set yourself up for success! Order your Viola essential oils to get you on the fast track to feeling great WHILE losing the weight.

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