Varicose veins are unsightly, puffy veins that you see at the back of your legs. There are various reasons to appear these veins, such as poor circulation, weak veins, blood pooling, even genetics can play a part as well.
Aside from looking puffy veins, they can also come by itching, burning, and aching sensations that can cause discomfort on your part. You would definitely want to know the remedies of this problem and what better way to do it than using essential oils?
Essential oils help in many ways and also can be useful in improving one’s blood flow. Applying essential oils reduces any inflammation that you may have while treating those pesky veins in a natural way.
For making this recipe, you will just need 10 drops each of cypress, lavender, and ginger, 5 drops of lemongrass, 2 drops of frankincense, as well as 2 ounces of carrier oil like jojoba, fractionated coconut oil, grapeseed oil, or sweet almond oil. Mix all the ingredients together and store the liquid in a dark glass bottle. Apply this oil on the areas where varicose veins appear as well as the soles of your feet. You should do this 2 to 3 times a day.
As we told you, varicose veins appear because of poor blood circulation which means that you should need to find a solution to improve blood flow in your veins.
One particular essential oil that can do this is Helichrysum oil which is known for its anti-inflammatory properties that helps in reducing the inflammation in your tissues.After you use this oil, this essential oil can dissolve the coagulated blood so that there will be more blood flowing through your body.
Lemongrass oil also helps in reducing the pain associated with varicose veins because of its analgesic properties including anti-inflammatories.
There is also another use of this oil is that you can use this oil to repel insects, as antiseptic, antibacterial, revitalizer, and sedative.There are other uses too like, reducing cramps, minimizing the effects of Carpal Tunnel syndrome, and even lower your cholesterol levels too.