Essential Oils are therapeutic to our body and mind. They can relax our senses and put us in a good mood. Many people take essential oil-based aromatherapy for stress and anxiety-relieving. People prefer essential oils in roll-on bottles as they are easy to apply to any body part. But most of them wonder about how to apply them for the best results.
The roll-on essential oils can practically be applied to any and everybody part, but there are 8 specific places for its application that have the most benefits. And in this blog, we are going to talk about these parts.
Here we begin-
Temples – Applying essential oils to the area on the temples of the forehead will soothe the tension, headaches, and stress and help ease discomfort.
Behind the ears–Do you know the skin behind your ears is most permeable, making it easy for essential oils to get absorbed into the skin layers? Moreover, your mastoid pressure point lies in this area. When massaged with oil, this point relieves our muscle pain and swelling. So, we should apply essential oil here.
The inner wrist- The inner wrist is a pulse point on the wrist, so it benefits from applying aromatherapy essential oils on it. Our radial artery runs from this point. Thus essential oils applied here get absorbed in our system quickly.
Bottom of the feet- Our feet have large pores, so absorbing essential oils becomes easy. And the benefits are also wide. At this point, people apply roll-on essential oils for sleep. It is said that if your toes and fingers are relaxed, you sleep better.
Ankles – From here, the tibial artery passes, and thus it is considered a pulse point. Applying essential oil here has its benefits.
Side of the neck – Essential oil can relax our nerves and aching muscles. Our neck muscles are always under stress from working long hours in front of our laptops. This pain can find relieved with essential oil application.
Inner elbow- Our arms are the most used external organs of our body. They carry a heavy load, cook, clean, and do office work, all in a single day. Moreover, it is also a pulse point as the brachial artery runs through it.
Back of the knees- Just like our arms, our legs also undergo a lot of physical activity throughout the day. Applying aromatherapy essential oils on the back of our knees helps us relax and sleep better.
NOTE – It is advisable to dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil to prevent skin irritations caused by the oil's potency. It is also wise to perform a patch test on your hand before applying it to other body parts.
Essential oils are therapeutic and help reduce our stress, anxiety, tiredness, depression, headaches, etc. Do treat yourself now and then with these magic potions.