Weight is something that many of us struggle with… it’s hard not to think about the bodies that we live in! Whether you’re looking to lose a pound or two, make a complete lifestyle change, or just tone up, there are essential oils to help you along the way.
Ginger is known to help curb unhealthy cravings such as excess sugar. This oil helps reduce minor inflammation, which in turn can help our bodies process the good nutrients that we put inside it. When our bodies are able to absorb these nutrients, weight loss is more likely since good energy from healthy foods is being created and burned.
What makes Grapefruit so beneficial in weight loss? It contains enzymes that help breakdown body fat. It contains several different properties, including D-Limonene, that assist our body’s metabolic systems, while also cleansing. Grapefruit is used in many cellulite creams for this very reason.
Like Grapefruit, this oil contains D-Limonene, an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that helps with metabolic functions. Among this chemical’s benefits are minor acid reflux and indigestion relief, fat cleanser and liver detoxifier. Lemon is also an energizing essential oil, and can be used to motivate activity and improve focus. As it also helps alleviate negative emotions, it may be beneficial in boosting self-confidence and self-image.
Citrus Squeeze Cellulite Oil
In a small bowl, mix essential oils and coconut oil together. Pour into glass container. Rub into areas of cellulite for a few minutes daily. It is recommended to use at nighttime, as Grapefruit and Lemon are considered phototoxic. Wash hands thoroughly after application. Store in a cool, dark place.