How to prevent or eliminate stretch marks ?: Use of essential oils.

How to prevent or eliminate stretch marks ?: Use of essential oils.

Our body undergoes many changes over time. In this process of changes, there are often marks on the skin that are sometimes difficult to remove. One of these brands are the famous stretch marks, that we women know perfectly. Stretch marks is a reason that concerns us and it affects all the women of this world, of all ages.

Stretch marks are marks on the skin that are formed by the presence of a stretch. They are breaks in the various layers of the skin (Epidermis and Dermis). This can be in the gestation period, during puberty or due to an increase or loss of weight. These stretch marks are usually purple or red. They are usually thin and long.

Stretch marks in women usually appear in parts such as:

  • Breasts

  • Buttocks

  • Hips

  • Thighs

  • Abdomen

  • Upper arms

Men are affected to a lesser extent and and it is usually in the arms and back. But there is a way to cure, how to prevent stretch marks. This is possible with the use of essential oils.

Essential oils are considered as one of the most effective remedies to eliminate stretch marks. Improving circulation, ensuring that the skin receives energy and oxygen.It is advisable to use these essential oils once or twice a day, especially at night.

What essential oils can we use?

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There is an extensive list of essential oils that can be used to eliminate annoying stretch marks. But I will only mention 4 of them, which are the most common.

Lavender Essential Oil:

This oil originates from an evergreen plant and it is extracted by means of the steam distillation process. This essential oil is important because it helps rejuvenate and tone the skin. It is one of the most common ingredients in skin creams and creams to eliminate stretch marks.

Incense Essential Oil:

Used for centuries for its healing properties. This essential oil easily penetrates the skin; for its content of ferulic acid and vitamins, that provide antioxidants to the skin. It is also known as a cellular regenerator, reducing the appearance of stretch marks and scars, helping to keep the skin smooth and healthy.

Palo Santo essential oil:

Considered as a natural relaxant, it is a carrier of antioxidants and vitamin C that help nourish, protect and moisturize the skin. Helping to eliminate stretch marks. The essential oil palo santo is an excellent ally to prevent stretch marks. To this we add the relaxing and energetic function that it gives to the body.

Castor essential oil:

This essential oil is considered one of the best natural remedies for stretch marks; according to Ayurveda and Homeopathy. It is advisable for treat  for wrinkles, flaccidity, fine lines and acne. Mixing it with almond oil, can get a better result on the skin.

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How can we use these oils?

There are several recipes to apply these essential oils. One of these recipes is super easy to make, is to apply 5 to 10 drops of essential oil of your choice. We must mix in a spoonful of carrier or base oil to dilute. This mixture can be rubbed on the skin at night for maximum absorption.

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Precautions that we must take into account:

  • It is important to remember that we must take due care for the application of these oils.

  • Try not to apply directly to the skin without diluting its extract.

  • For pregnant women it is correct that before using the essential oil, ask your trusted doctor first.

  • Avoid after application expose the skin to the sun.

I hope this information is useful. Remember that the use of these essential oils serve to prevent or eliminate stretch marks on the skin.

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Posted on 03/18/2019 by Eliana Paredes Life & health, Aromatherapy, Health, Natural Medicine 0 577

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