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Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils to Reduce Pain
by Melodie and Brandon Kantner
are many reasons for pain and many ways we can use essential oils
to help reduce it.
is wise to see your doctor to determine the source of pain or in
dealing with chronic pain.
Arthritis, Bursitis, and Tendonitis
of the essential oils that are helpful with arthritis and bursitis
are also effective for tendonitis. In acute painful conditions when
tendonitis symptoms occur, immediate application of a cold compress
or ice is appropriate. For chronic complaints of tendonitis, daily
application of a therapeutic essential oil blend will help to alleviate
discomfort and to prevent further swelling and pain. However, rest
of the affected joint is crucial for complete remedy of this ailment.
formulated with MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), equalizes water pressure
inside the cells. The cell protein envelope then will allow water
transfer in and out freely. When water pressure is higher inside
the cells than outside, it creates pain.
is a blend of wintergreen which has an active principle similar
to cortisone, clove which contains eugenol and is used synthetically
by dentists to numb gums, peppermint which is calming for nerves,
and helichrysum which is soothing to localized discomfort. Many
people have had relief from arthritis symptoms, sports injuries,
sprains, muscle spasms, bumps and bruises. Apply on location for
muscles, cramps, bruises, compress on the spine and Vita Flex points
on the feet. To relieve a headache rub a couple drops of PanAway
on the back of the neck, on temples or forehead, and inhale. Create
a soothing compress by rubbing 1-3 drops of PanAway on location,
cover with a warm cloth. Leave for 30 minutes. Apply PanAway on
location for muscles, cramps, bruises, compress on spine, rub on
reflexology points of feet.
it This is a great companion with PanAway when alternated for
deep tissue pain that is not bone related. Apply on location anywhere
for pain. This blend contains: Spruce, Pepper, Hyssop and Peppermint.
and Lemongrass also make a powerful combination for repairing
torn ligaments. Apply 3 drops Helichrysum on sore places, more if
needed. Reduces pain through its anti-inflammatory qualities. Regenerates
tissues, improves skin conditions and circulatory function. PanAway
has helichrysum in it.
oils in Ortho Sport and Ortho Ease Massage Oils also
assist the healing process. Ortho Ease massage oil was designed
to soothe muscle aches and minor swelling. INGREDIENTS: Grapeseed
oil, wheatgerm oil, sweet almond oil, olive oil, wheatgerm oil,
vitamin E, and pure therapeutic-grade essential oils of birch, juniper,
marjoram, red thyme, vetiver, peppermint, eucalyptus australiana
and lemongrass. Ortho Sport massage oil is designed for both professional
and amateur athletes. It is a stronger version of Ortho Ease with
higher phenol content, which may produce a greater warming sensation.
It is designed for soothing strained muscles and ligaments. INGREDIENTS:
Oils of wheatgerm, grapeseed, olive, sweet almond, vitamin E, and
the pure therapeutic-grade essential oils of birch, oregano, marjoram,
red thyme, peppermint, Eucalyptus globulus, lemongrass, vetiver,
Oils you May want to Use for Various Types of Pain
Soreness: Basil, marjoram, lavender, Relieve It, PanAway. Ligament:
Lemongrass, lavender (equal parts), PanAway, Relieve It, elemi,
and Idaho tansy.
Aroma Siez with Ortho Ease or Ortho Sport Massage Oils. Rub 4 to
5 drops of essential oils over the area. If needed, add a little
massage oil or V6 Mixing Oil to dilute.
Bursitis, and Tendonitis Recipes
10 drops basil
oil blend neat on location. Mix with V-6 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil
Base to massage larger areas of the body.
Parts: Lemongrass, helichrysum, marjoram and peppermint. Mix and
apply, then ice pack.
10 drops Rosemary CT cineol
drops Eucalyptus Radiata
with 2 Tbsp. V-6 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil Base and use with ice
Treatment for Muscle and Joint Problems
selecting oils, particularly for injuries, think through the cause
and type of injury and select oils for each segment. For instance,
tendonitis could encompass muscle damage, nerve damage, ligament
strain or tear, inflammation, infection, fever on location, and
possibly an emotion. Therefore, select an oil or oils for each perceived
problem and apply in rotation or prepare a blend to cover all problems.
time there is tissue damage, there is always inflammation, which
needs to be reduced first.
2 drops Hyssop essential oil
drop Juniper essential oil
bowl piece of flannel or washcloth ice pack (optional)
the essential oils to a bowl of cold water, and stir well to disperse.
Soak the cloth in the aromatic water. Wring cloth and apply to affected
joint. Place a cold pack or ice pack (optional) over it to keep
it cold. Layer a towel over this. Change the compress when it becomes
warm or dry. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes. Keep joint (limb) elevated
if possible. During acute and severe bursitis pain, compress can
be done three times per day.
Muscles or Muscle Spasms
Oils: Clove, myrrh, Roman chamomile, helichrysum, cypress,
Blends: Aroma Siez, PanAway, Ortho Sport, and Ortho Ease.
oil neat or mix V-4 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil Base and massage on
and Charley Horses
and calcium deficiency may contribute to muscle cramps and charley
Oils: Rosemary CT cineol with basil, clary sage, vetiver,
cypress, marjoram, lavender, elemi or German chamomile.
Aroma Siez, Relieve It, Ortho Ease and Ortho Sport Apply oils
neat or mix V-6 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil Base and massage on
Super Cal, Mineral Essence
Pain Caused by Overworked Muscles
or excessive use and tension of muscles can lead to symptoms of
overworked muscles hours later. When muscles undergo excessive tension
for a length of time, muscle fatigue, swelling, soreness, stiffness,
and aches may be experienced. Essential Oils can be an effective
for muscle soreness and stiffness when a specific group of muscles
has been affected. The essential oils that will be most helpful
for overworked muscles are the anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic,
and analgesic-containing oils. Tissue damage is usually accompanied
by inflammation. Reduce inflammation by massaging with anti-inflammatory
oils, to lesson tissue damage.
Single oils (in order of activity): peppermint, German
chamomile, hyssop, myrrh, wintergreen/birch, marjoram, ravensara,
lavender, and Roman chamomile, basil
Massage Oils: Ortho Ease, Ortho Sport
Blend: Aroma Siez Anti-inflammatory blend (for muscle,
joints, and surrounding tissue) 3 drops lavender 4 drops cypress
3 drops wintergreen 4 drops marjoram 5-6 drops Roman chamomile
4 drops peppermint
Basil, German Chamomile, helichrysum, lavender, marjoram,
Bergamot, wintergreen, helichrysum, lavender, lemongrass, marjoram,
5 drops Rosemary CT cineol
4 drops juniper
drops Rosemary CT cineol
in 1 oz. V-6 Mixing Oil or Massage Oil Base.
to prepare your own High-Powered Massage Oil:
these formulas to 4 oz. V-6 Mixing oil or Massage oil base. You
can also add these formulas to 4 oz. of Ortho Ease to strengthen
to Make Hot and Cold Compresses
essential oil compresses is an effective way of relieving pain and
Hot compresses are helpful for backaches, rheumatism, arthritis,
abscesses, earache, and toothache.
a bowl with very hot water.
4 to 5 drops of essential oil.
a folded piece of sterile cotton cloth into the prepared water.
out excess water.
the moistened cloth onto the affected area until it reaches body
temperature. Repeat steps 3 through 5 two to three times.
Cold compresses are helpful for headaches, neck tension, sprains,
hot water with ice cold water and follow with steps 2 through 6.