Our lymphatic system comprises a network of organs, vessels and numerous lymph nodes situated throughout your body. Most of your lymph nodes are located in your head and neck region. Lymph nodes that frequently swell are in this area, maybe previously you have experienced swelling in this area. Swollen lymph nodes are a sign that something is wrong somewhere in your body. Swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of exposure to bacteria or viruses.
Your lymph nodes, also called lymph glands, play a vital role in your body's ability to fight off viruses, bacteria and other causes of illnesses. Essential oils can help decongest the lymphatic system and help with circulation, as you may know, the lymphatic system doesn't have a pump like the heart for circulation, so it often becomes congested. Congested lymph can lead to disease, but also bring down energy levels, and reduce your natural glow.
Essential oils can be supportive as a decongestant, and in reducing toxicity in the lymphatic system. Essential oils can be helpful for lymphatic congestion as well as cellulite, varicose veins, stretch marks and hormonal balance. Essential Oils that are helpful for cellulite and lymphatic congestion are Pink Grapefruit, Lemon, French Lavender, Fennel, Ylang Ylang and Frankincense.
Pink Grapefruit is decongesting and helps eliminate toxins. It also is helpful to reduce depression and uplift moods. Lemon essential oil is antiviral and helps with decongestion as well. Lemon helps break up fat cells. Fennel essential oil is purifying and helps remove toxins, it is beneficial for the circulation. Lavender oil is beneficial for the treatment of issues with the nervous system, blood circulation, and the immune system. Ylang Ylang is helpful to balance the hormonal system.
Frankincense soothes anxiety and inflammation and ensures good health. So, use essential oils to help support your lymphatic system and you will notice a difference in your energy level and natural glow.