The hormones in our body are very important for our overall health. The female population needs estrogen for the development of female properties in puberty, and for the regulation of the menstrual cycle.
There are millions of people that are suffering from hormonal imbalances as a result of unhealthy diet, chronic stress, pollutants, and pesticides. In cases of hormonal imbalances, people can experience adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance, and some thyroid problems.
The thyroid gland has the ability to produce hormones that can be transferred through the blood to the body tissues. It is vital for the proper functioning of a number of organs inside the human body. Studies confirm that 20 million people across the world are suffering from thyroid problems, which means that this disease can appear in many forms, like hyperthyroidism which is an excessive activity of the thyroid gland, and hypothyroidism, which is a reduced activity of the thyroid gland.
The symptoms of hyperthyroidism
- Sleeping problems
- Weight loss despite an increased appetite
The symptoms of hypothyroidism
- Slow heartbeat
- Constant fatigue
- Muscular weakness
- Intolerance of low temperatures
Tons of people treat these symptoms with medications, even though the medications only provide short-term effects. That is why you need to start using natural remedies that can help you treat these problems without causing any side-effects.
Stress is often times the main cause of fatigue. When the human body is exposed to situations that are stressful and exhausting, it can damage the adrenal cortex, and it can lead to Addison’s disease.
- Joint pain
- Low levels of sugar in the blood
- Low blood pressure
Estrogen dominance – it can appear when the levels of estrogen are increased, and there is a small amount of progesterone in the body.
Excessive levels of estrogen can lead to:
- Loss of libido
- Breast tenderness
- Water retention
- Mood swings
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you need to consult with your doctor and use the following essential oils:
- Licorice essential oil
This oil contains powerful antidepressant properties and can treat estrogen dominance, adrenal fatigue, and thyroid disorders. This oil has been used in the traditional Chinese medicine to boost metabolism and treat Addison’s disease. In order to boost your mood, you need to rub a couple of drops on your palms, and then inhale them.
- Basil oil
This oil provides much better results than the placebo drugs when it comes to relieving stress. It can treat anxiety and exhaustion with great effectiveness. You need to take a couple of drops and then rub them on your forearm or on the adrenal gland of your ear, to regulate your hormones.
- Myrtle oil
It will regulate the imbalances, treat the ovary imbalance, and improve the function of the thyroid gland. You need to rub some of this oil on the main points of the thyroid gland.
- Clary sage oil
It will balance your hormones and relieve the symptoms of PMS. You need to add a couple of drops in your bath in order to relieve the PMS pain.
- Lavender oil
We all know that stress can reduce the quality of our sleep, and it can lead to insomnia. This oil will improve your sleep because it has the ability to relax your body. It is used for the treatment of symptoms of estrogen imbalance, and adrenal fatigue. You need to add a couple of drops on your pillow before you go to bed.