Fertility treatments are not a new thing, as they range from medical procedures to medications to herbals treatments. However, at times procedures and medications can take a toll on one’s physical and mental health and can also burn a hole in one’s pocket.
About essential oils
Essential oils are a big part of aromatherapy science, as they are known for their health benefits. One can hear about them everywhere these days, ranging from health to beauty. So what are these essential oils?
These are concentrated plant extracts that are extracted using cold pressing or distillation. These oils carry the real essence of flavor and aroma of the source plant in them. After distillation, the aromatic compounds of the plant are extracted, and then they are mixed with carrier oils to give them a volume and a body. One can find a huge variety of essential oils in the market ranging from rose to sandalwood to geranium or lemongrass and many more.
How to use essential oils for fertility?
Simply buying essential oils will not do much in helping with fertility. One needs to use them the right way to get the desired results.
Some of the best ways to use essential oils for fertility and pregnancy are:
- Massage: massaging is very effective as it helps in blood circulation, which in turn helps in the absorption of the oil by the skin. This helps in getting most of the benefits of the oils effectively.
- Inhale: inhaling is the best way to let the essential oil enter the system. This benefits mind and health, likewise. One can inhale the oil directly from the bottle, put some drops on a handkerchief, put in steaming water and inhale, put in a diffuser, or apply on pulse points like wrist or neck.
- Reflexology: the science of reflexology is based on pressure points found in the body. There are various pressure points, and each of them has an objective. Applying the right amount of pressure and massaging these points can have a positive effect on the body. One can apply essential oils to fertility points and massage the area.
- Soak: soaking the entire body in the bathwater, which is infused with essential oils, can be very rejuvenating and calming to the senses. Also, it can have benefits related to fertility, as well.