Best Essential Oils & Blends to Lose Weight – How to Use

Essential oils have been used for centuries to relaxing mind and heal the body. Essential oils are very beneficial for people having low metabolic rate, mood disorders, digestive problems, sweets and carb cravings, and lack of motivation.

Weight Loss Essential Oils

According to studies made, psychological stress is one of the main factors for weight gain. The aroma of essential oils helps in activating the centres in the brain concerned with uplifting of mood, lowering stress, normalizing blood pressure and heart rate etc. It also increases your attention and provides you a sense of pleasure and motivation.

Essential Oils for Weight Loss:

Bergamot essential oil:

Bergamot essential oil benefits

We recommend to use because:

  • Prevent emotional eating
  • Boost energy
  • Prevent accumulation of fat
  • Uplift your mood
  • Maintain blood sugar levels
  • Burn stored fat
  • Lower cholesterol

How to use:

  • Massage the areas of excess fat or the neck and feet with this essential oil mixed with carrier oil.
  • Smell the scent of this essential oil whenever you feel depressed or stressed out.
  • Mix 10 drops of this essential oil to your bath. This will relax your muscles and keeps you fresh and energetic.

Cinnamon essential oil:

Cinnamon Essential Oil

We recommend to use because:

  • Maintain blood glucose levels
  • Regulates glucose tolerance factor
  • Prevent insulin intolerance
  • Improves digestion
  • Curb sugar cravings
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Protect from irritable bowel syndrome

How to use:

  • Mix this essential oil with carrier oil like olive oil, and massage your neck and feet, or the area where there is unwanted fat accumulation. Massage fort 30 minutes every day.
  • Add 1 or 2 drops of this oil to your morning black or green tea and drink it before you have your breakfast.
  • Add a few drops to the cake you bake and consume.
  • Smell the scent of this essential oil and this will help in curbing your craving for food.

Grapefruit essential oil:

Grapefruit oil benefits uses

We recommend to use because:

  • Suppress appetite
  • Activate and maintain healthy metabolic rate
  • Keeps you active
  • Increases breakdown of fat
  • Prevents accumulation of excess fat in belly, lower body, arms and face.
  • Prevents hunger pangs
  • Reduce cellulite and bloating

How to use:

  • Take 1 or two drops of the essential oil and add it to 5 to 6 drops of carrier oil. Now massage the area where the fat has accumulated. Massage for 30 minutes. Do not wash it off immediately. Apply this every day.
  • Buy essential oil that is safe for consumption and mix 1 to 2 drops of this oil to one glass of water. Drink this in the morning on an empty stomach. This acts as a detoxifier helps in weight loss.
  • Soak a few drops of the essential oil with a cotton wick put it in a whiffing pendant. Smelling this can reduce your cravings for unhealthy foods.
  • Add 10 drops of essential oil to your bath. This will keep you fresh and active throughout the day.

Ginger essential oil:

Ginger essential oil benefits

We recommend to use because:

This oil is made from hot and fragrant spice that can:

  • Curb cravings
  • Regulate the levels of blood sugar
  • Provide support to the digestive system
  • Reduce bowel inflammation
  • Increase nutrient absorption
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Prevent obesity caused due to inflammation

How to use:

  • Massage the area, where there is unwanted fat, for 15 minutes with a mixture made by mixing 1 or 2 drops of ginger essential oil and 5 to 6 drops of carrier oil. Massage every day.
  • Have black or green tea to which 1 or 2 drops if ginger essential oil is added. Have it before you have breakfast in the morning.
  • Add 1 or 2 drops of this oil to a glass of water and drink it as soon as you get up in the morning.
  • You may also add 1 or 2 drops of ginger essential oil to smoothies or fresh juices.

Lemon essential oil:

Lemon essential oil benefits

We recommend to use because:

  • Refreshing and rejuvenating
  • Suppression of appetite
  • Digestion
  • Boosting metabolism
  • Enhancing mood
  • Keeping you active

How to use:

  • Massage the area, where there is unwanted fat, with a mixture prepared by mixing 2 drops of peppermint essential oil and 5 to 6 drops of carrier oil.
  • Smelling this oil helps in reducing your cravings.
  • Add 10 drops of this oil in to your bath to feel fresh and rejuvenated. Ad a drop of this essential oil to your morning black or green tea to flush out the toxins from your body.

Peppermint essential oil:

Peppermint essential oil benefits

We recommend to use because:

  • Curbs craving
  • Makes you feel fuller after a meal
  • Provides energy
  • Supports digestive system
  • Boosts metabolism

How to use:

  • Mix 1 or 2 drops of peppermint essential oil with 5 to 6 drops of carrier oil and massage the area where there is unwanted fat. Massage for 30 minutes every day.
  • You can also add 1 or 2 drops of this oil to a glass of water and drink it in the morning.
  • Soak a few drops of this oil on a cotton wick and put it in a whiffing pendant. Smelling this helps in curbing your cravings for unhealthy foods.
  • You can also add 10 drops of his oil to your bath to feel fresh and relaxed.

Sandalwood essential oil:

Sandalwood essential oil

Sandalwood essential oil is good for providing your relief from stress and rejuvenates your cells.  It also curbs cravings of emotional eating. It is also good for improving blood circulation and for uplifting your mood.

You can also use essential oil for losing weight.

  • Mix 2 drops each of cinnamon essential oil, lemon essential oil and peppermint essential oil, and use as mentioned earlier. This helps in burning fat faster.
  • Mix 2 drops of peppermint essential oil with 3 drops of grapefruit essential oil and 2 drops of lemon essential oil. This helps in boosting your metabolism.
  • To curb cravings, mix 3 drops of bergamot essential oil with 2 drops of sandalwood essential oil and 2 drops of ginger essential oil.

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