8 Essential Oils For Gut Health

No one likes getting sick and almost anyone would agree digestive issues and stomach bugs are the worst. Gut issues can appear in many ways such as indigestion, nausea, painful gas, bloating, stomach pain, and unfriendly bowel movements. What you might not have known is there are various essential oils that are, let’s say, essential for good gut health and can provide relief from common digestive issues and illnesses.

Here is a list of doTERRA oils to try and the support each oil offers:

Gut Health Oils

Digest Zen

Provides bloating, gas, heartburn, nausea, indigestion, diarrhea and constipation relief

Internal and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen.

Cardamom

Is used to relieve gas, nausea, food poisoning and diarrhea. This digestive stimulant is an antibacterial, antifungal, and anti inflammatory

Internal, aromatic and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Peppermint

Is anti inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiparasitic and antiseptic. Peppermint provides gastral, digestive, indigestion, and nausea aid.

Internal, aromatic and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Ginger

Ginger oil is antibacterial, anti inflammatory, an antioxidant, stomachic and a stimulant and aid in the relief of cramps, nausea, morning sickness, loss of appetite and promotes healthy inflammation response.

Internal, aromatic and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Fennel

Fennel provides aid to nausea, colic, gas, cramps, intestinal parasites, and sluggish bowel support. It is a known anti parasitic, antiseptic, antimicrobial, and is a digestive stimulant.

Internal, aromatic and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Black Pepper

Black pepper is a digestive stimulant, antiseptic, antioxidant, anti parasitic, and can be a laxative to relieve constipation, diarrhea, cramps and gas.

Internal, aromatic, and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Petitgrain

Petitgrain is anti infectious, antiemetic, antibacterial, and antiseptic and aids cramps and nausea.

Internal, aromatic, and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

Cilantro

Provides Gas, bloating and constipation relief and is a known antibacterial, antifungal, antimicrobial, antioxidant, cleanser and detoxifier.

Internal, aromatic, and topical use:

For internal use drink one drop in 8oz of water. For topical use mix a drop into fractionated coconut oil and rub onto abdomen. For aromatic use 5-8 drops into a diffuser or 1-2 drops into the palms of your hands rub together and inhale.

I use doTERRA as my trusted essential oils because it is one of the only brands you can ingest internally due to their high quality and distillation method!

To learn more about doTERRA essential oils or to purchase them please visit: https://www.mydoterra.com/haileyscomet8/

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