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Shannon Walter

Essential Oils for Weightloss

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losing weight with essential oils

Losing Weight is a Battle

Anyone who has ever tried to lose weight can tell you, it’s hard work. There’s no way around it. Eating right and exercising regularly are the main components of the weight battle. Often forgotten, is the psychological battle of weight loss. It’s easy to grow weary and lose sight of your goals, especially when your favorite dessert is being served at a party or you just don’t feel like working out today- or tomorrow for that matter. I’ve been there. That’s why I’m going to share aromatherapy tips for losing weight without losing your willpower.

Quality Before Quantity

Before we talk specific oils, it’s imperative that I bore you with the facts. Buying cheap essential oils may give you a great discount, but what you are really discounting is the benefits that oil could give you. Pure, therapeutic grade oils are distilled and tested to meet the highest quality standards- go for these. Yes, they are more expensive. It only takes a few drops each time you use them; that’s pennies per use. Trust me you’re worth it.

Essential Oil Basics

Essential oils are super easy to use. After you understand the basic techniques on how to properly use them, you'll be set. You can read more about how to use essential oils in this page →Essential Oil Quick Guide.

Best Oils for Weightloss

  • Bergamot- Energizing and mood lifting
  • Cinnamon- Reduces inflammation and Regulates blood sugar levels
  • Fennel- Improves digestion and Appetite suppression
  • Grapefruit- Curbs craving, Increases metabolism, and Increases endurance
  • Lemon- Increase energy, Lifts mood, and Pain relief
  • Lemongrass- Reduces muscle cramps and boosts energy
  • Patchouli- Soothes joint aches and arthritis
  • Peppermint- Energizing, Appetite suppressing, and Aides in digestion

Staying Safe With Essential Oils

Always store your oils out of children’s reach. Essential oils are natural but extremely potent. If you ever notice any irritation, resist the urge to wash the oil off with water. Water and oils don’t mix; instead apply more carrier oil to dilute it further. 

losing weight with essential oils

Shannon Walter

About Shannon Walter -

Wife, Mommy, and Writer are three of the hats Shannon wears on a daily basis. Natural and holistic wellness is her passion. Diving into medical studies, reading long-winded books, and refitting them into information that is valuable to everyday life.


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Chelsie Alvin
Shannon @ TMMW
March 29, 2018 at 8:49 AM delete

Such a helpful article! Thank you for posting it!

kristy b
Shannon @ TMMW
March 29, 2018 at 9:17 AM delete

I use essential oils all the time - to help me sleep, to help with allergies, to make homemade cleaning supplies, etc. I had no idea that they were useful in weight loss!

Shannon @ TMMW
March 29, 2018 at 11:34 AM delete

Thanks for sharing!
I love the smell of Grapefruit oil so much!
Good to know it helps with craving!


Shannon @ TMMW
March 29, 2018 at 1:06 PM delete

Thank you for reminding my about peppermint oil, going to apply some before my workout today, we'll see how it goes!


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