Essential oils have magical properties when inhaled, consumed, used as ointments or added to baths. They are very well known for their curative powers and also help in weight loss (one of the best powers).
Here are the essential oils that help with weight loss.
- Cinnamon essential oils
As yum as it is, cinnamon also helps in balancing out blood sugar levels and interestingly reduces one’s caving for sugar. This happens because when blood sugar is regulated and controlled, sugar cravings are reduced, and that helps in weight loss.
You can use cinnamon essential oils by inhaling directly from the container. You can also add a few drops into your tea and have it.
- Lemon essential oils
Lemon essential oils work with the brain. They help in promoting the breaking down of body fat by enhancing the neurological activity in the brain. They also help in encouraging positive and calm moods. Aldehyde citral gives most of the aroma of the oil. The essential oils are also great when it comes to detoxing and digestion.
You can use lemon essential oils by diffusing it, or even add some drops to water and have it or even in with your food, like in a salad.
- Grapefruit essential oils
Grapefruit essential oils help in burning fat. They also help in reducing the body’s water retention, increasing the metabolism and detoxify the body. These oils contain pretty high levels of nootkatone, which activate AMP-activated protein kinase, also known as AMPK. Nootkatone allows the body to metabolize sugar and burns fat stores.
Grapefruit essential oils can be inhaled or even had as in a glass of water in the mornings.
- Orange essential oils
These essential oils help in enhancing your mood and also as antidepressants, which are major contributors in gaining of weight. Orange essential oils work towards controlling one’s appetite and thus, help in weight loss.
Orange essential oils an be inhaled, or you can add two drops of it in water and drink up before your meals.
- Peppermint essential oils
These essential oils are here to your rescue from the long painful workout recovery time. They give the body a boost and reduce fatigue after long tiring workouts. Being very useful for athletes, these oils help the body in concentrating on the workouts and help in controlling body weight.
Peppermint essential oils can be put in a diffuser or taken as one or two drops with water in the mornings.
Try these essential oils, and see the difference they make to your body!