The hormones are very important for our complete health. The most important one in females is estrogen because it regulates the puberty and the menstrual cycle.
Hormonal imbalance is very common nowadays. Most of the reasons why it appears are: unhealthy diet, pesticides, pollutants and chronic stress. There can also be some greater problems like adrenal fatigue, estrogen dominance and thyroid problems.
Our thyroid gland produces most of the hormones. Every tissue receives them through our blood. It’s very important to have a healthy thyroid gland.
People who have problems with their thyroid aren’t even aware they have them. Hyperthyroidism is when the thyroid gland is over reactive and hypothyroidism appears when its activity is decreased.
Symptoms of hyperthyroidism:
- Profuse sweating
- Sleeping problems
- Head intolerance
- Increased appetite but the person still loses several kilograms
Symptoms of hypothyroidism:
- Slow heartbeat
- Constant fatigue
- Muscular weakness
- Cold intolerance
Doctors usually prescribe medicines that can relieve the condition temporarily and also cause various side effects. But, the best thing you can do for your organism is to try some natural remedies, like for example essential oils!
Stress is the greatest cause for this. Any exhaustion or stressful situation can provoke the appearance of Addison’s disease and also damage the adrenal cortex.
Here are the most common symptoms:
- Joint aches
- Low blood pressure
- Low blood sugar levels
The condition mostly appears with increased levels of estrogen, but decreased levels of progesterone.
Here are some of the symptoms that increased levels of estrogen cause:
- Mood swings
- Loss of libido
- Water retention
- Breast tenderness
Try these 5 essential oils in case you experience any of the symptoms:
Licorice oil – It mostly offers antidepressant characteristics. It will mostly help you in cases of adrenal fatigue, thyroid disorders as well as estrogen dominance. It has been used by the Chinese medicine against Addison’s disease and to increase the metabolism. You just have to apply several drops of it on your palms. You’ll improve your mood by inhaling it deeply.
Basil oil -It’s an amazing oil against exhaustion and anxiety. Put a few drops of it on your forearm or your ear’s adrenal gland. The hormones will be regulated really fast.
Myrtle oil – This is a type of oil that will help you treat any ovary imbalance, regulate the imbalance and improve your thyroid. Apply a couple of drops on the main points of your thyroid.
Clary sage oil –This is a type of oil that can relieve the symptoms of PMS and balance your hormones. Just apply several drops of it while you bath. The pain will disappear soon.
Lavender oil – When stress decreases the quality of your sleep, you’ll definitely have insomnia. Lavender oil will help you against adrenal fatigue and it will relax your body. Any symptoms of estrogen imbalance will be decreased. Apply several drops of this oil on your pillow before going to bed.