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Skin Candy Chocolate Mint Abdominal Massage

Skin Candy Chocolate Mint is Perfect to Use for Abdominal Massage.

Skin Candy Cocoa Butter for Abdominal Massage

What is Abdominal Massage?

It’s when the abdomen and intestinal areas are massaged with different motions and pressure. The massage action naturally helps to stimulate peristalsis, decrease
colonic transit time and increase the frequency of bowel movements. It also reduces the discomfort typically associated with constipation.

Abdominal Massage can also benefit the digestive system by relaxing the digestive organs, stimulating digestion and increasing blood flow throughout the system.

What techniques are used in abdominal massage?

The techniques vary depending on the type of massage being used, yet they all work to improve digestion and elimination. Abdominal massage is concentrated on the stomach, small and large intestines, and the muscles surrounding these organs.

Self-applied stomach massage can alleviate gas and digestive issues, as well as strengthen underlying muscle tissue. It stimulates your internal organs, including your gallbladder and liver.

Increased blood and oxygen flow helps to improve organ function. In the case of your gallbladder and liver, improved function means efficient release and removal of waste products. Improved blood circulation benefits the blood vessels of the entire abdominal cavity.

How To Do Self Massage.​

Lay down with your knees up and moving your knees from left to right. This helps the flow. Remember to breathe deeply while you massage as it helps with oxygen flow and relaxation.

Now apply Chocolate Mint Skin Candy onto your abdomen. With a gentle light pressure, using both hands, massage your stomach using clockwise circular strokes.

As your abdomen relaxes you can apply a little more pressure.

Massage for 15 minutes twice a day.

It has been found that performing the massage with essential oils of peppermint offers an additional aromatherapeutic benefit and helps to improve constipation symptoms even more than massage alone.

Why Peppermint?

Peppermint​ is an herb that belongs to the Lamiaceae family in the genus Mentha and botanically named Mentha piperita. Originally native to Europe, peppermint is now cultivated in nearly all regions globally.

The health benefits of peppermint oil include its ability to treat indigestion, respiratory problems, headache, nausea, fever, stomach and bowel spasms, as well as for pain relief.

It is extremely helpful as an aid for digestion.

You see peppermint is what is known as a carminative and therefore helps in removing excess gas. It is also a good for those who have a low appetite, and it helps treating motion sickness, nausea and upset stomachs.

Peppermint calms the muscles of the stomach and improves the flow of bile, which the body uses to digest fats.

Menthol and methyl salicylate, the main ingredients in peppermint, have antispasmodic effects, with calming effects on the gastrointestinal tract.

A number of studies have also shown it to be a great reliever of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

The stimulating effects of peppermint oil have been shown to increase blood circulation. In fact, studies have shown that as soon as the essential oil vapor touches the end of the olfactory nerve endings, there is an almost instant increase in pulse rate and blood circulation. The stimulating effect of increased blood circulation helps to oxygenate
the body’s organs and increase metabolism.

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Essential Oils for Digestion

How Can You Support Your Digestion with Essential Oils?

GingerEssential oils have been used for centuries with good reason. They have assisted people with issues ranging from digestion, detoxification, insomnia, anxiety, concentration, and much more. In this article we will discuss a few of the most beneficial essential oils for help with digestion.

First it is crucial to purchase quality, 100% pure grade, therapeutic essential oils, or results may not reach their optimum potential. They should never say “fragrance” or “perfume”. The quality products are extracted via low steam distillation from plants, roots, flowers, shrubs, herbs, grasses, and seeds.

What Essential Oils Aid in Digestion?

  • Peppermint   
  • Fennel
  • Ginger

These oils work to calm digestion by soothing the digestive tract, assisting muscles in spasm or tighten depending on the issue being constipation or diarrhea. Stimulating digestive enzymes and they calm the stomach muscles from stomach cramping. This is especially helpful during issues with bacteria or parasites.peppermint

A carrier oil is an oil that is added to the essential oils to calm them, so that they do not burn the skin. Carrier oils are usually fractionated coconut oil or grapeseed oil. Not all essential oils need carrier oils but the common “hot” oils are cassia, peppermint, birch, cinnamon, clove, ginger, eucalyptus, oregano, lemongrass, thyme, and wintergreen. They are considered “hot” oils and can burn the skin on contact, or be too intense for the digestive system without a carrier oil or encapsulation. In this case it is easiest to apply them externally with a carrier oil. Generally, one drop of essential oil to three drops of a carrier oil for adults, and children would be three times this dilution. Keep away from the eyes.

How are Digestive Supporting Oils Used?

Essential oils absorb into the bloodstream within 30 seconds and are in the circulation of the entire body within 30 minutes. They can be applied directly over the abdomen, at the base of the neck, on the bottom of the feet, over the forehead, or any needed area from one to three times per day. They can also be diffused aromatically in any room with the use of an essential oil diffuser.

There is a company that makes a quality essential oil blend of ginger, peppermint, lemongrass, juniper, fennel, vetiver and black pepper already in a grapeseed carrier oil. Blends can be more effective than a single oil alone. This blend is appropriately called “stomach relief” and it can be purchased at www.greenlotusoils.com. If you use the coupon code “SOLUTION” at checkout you will receive 10% off of your entire order. There are many other quality blends to choose from there, as well.

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