Hormonal imbalance is a very popular topic these days.  It is caused by stress, pollution, improper diet, pesticides and many other factors. Hormones are very important for normal function of the body and theirs imbalance can cause some serious problems with your health like thyroid issues, estrogen dominance fatigue and more.

Problems with Thyroid hormones

Thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones which are transferred to every tissue through the blood. What happens when the thyroid gland function is interrupted? Then, it can cause harm to the organs in your body and people can suffer from thyroid illness.

There are different types of thyroid disorders but the most common are Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is when the thyroid activity is over normal levels and hypothyroidism is when the thyroid activity is under normal levels.

How to recognize Thyroid problems:

– If you have insomnia, feel anxiety, lose weight and have heat intolerance than you have symptoms of Hyperthyroidism.

– If you have fatigue, muscular weakness, slow heart beat and you are sensitive to cold than these are the symptoms for Hypothyroidism.

Increased level of estrogen

When the progesterone levels are decreased and estrogen levels are increased they become dominant and cause some unpleasant health conditions like loss of libido, PMS, breast tenderness, constant mood change, water retention and even depression. Then it’s time to visit the doctor or you can try using the following essential oils.

 Adrenal Fatigue
Adrenal fatigue appears due to a constant stress situations or respiratory illnesses. If not treated, it can lead to more serious disease known as Addison’s disease. Some of the symptoms of the adrenal fatigue are: depression, low blood sugar and low blood pressure and pain in the joint.

We recommend 5 essential oils for treating the symptoms of these hormone disorders.

In order to improve your sleep and relax use Lavender essential oil. It can also improve the coronary circulation. Lavender essential oil has the ability to balance estrogen and to reduce the symptoms of adrenal fatigue. Just put couple of Lavender drops on your pillow before going to sleep.

Basil oil is very effective when treating stress. According to some studies it reduces the stress 39% more effectively than the conventional medications prescribed for this health conditions. Rub couple of drops of natural basil essential oil on your ears adrenal gland point or forearms in order to restore the hormonal balance.

Licorice oil is reducing the symptoms of adrenal fatigue, thyroid and estrogen dominance. It is mighty antidepressant and regulates the metabolism too. Just rub couple of drops of this oil in your hands and breathe in. By inhaling Licorice oil you will feel better in no time.

If you rub couple of drops of Myrtle oil on your neck or under the big toe you can easily treat thyroid symptoms.

In order to reduce your PMS symptoms you should balance your hormones. To achieve this in a natural way add some drops of Clary Sage Oil in your bath and relax. The heat from the water in combination with the Clary Sage oil will reduce the PMS pain.

Remember: Always consult your doctor before using these oils in combination with your medical therapy.