Article by: Rodale Wellness – Dr Axe
Essential oils have been called nature’s medicine cabinet, and with good reason. When extracted from the originating plant and distilled to separate the plant’s oil from its water-based compound, the resulting oil is a highly aromatic, highly concentrated product that can be used to treat—quite effectively—any number of ailments. And for more than 5,000 years, these concentrated plant oils have been used to treat and heal countless and conditions.
While not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, these oils have been the subject of various studies that have determined there is, in fact, a benefit to using essential oils for various therapeutic purposes. And having garnered a more mainstream following since the latter part of the 20th century, essential oils have undoubtedly earned a respectable reputation for their medicinal uses and are now a welcome alternative to standard over-the-counter (OTC) and/or prescription medicines.
In today’s fast-paced society, stress, tension, and anxiety are common and can eventually lead to compromised health if ignored. A distinctive blend of essential oils known to reduce the discomforts associated with tension and stress. Known for their soothing effects on both the mind and body, the essential oils in the tension blend quickly ease tension, relax the muscles and calm emotions. It comes in a convenient 10mL roll-on for easy application when at work, school, or home. Simply apply to the neck, shoulders, or behind the ears to help relieve tight, tense muscles while breathing in the cooling, therapeutic aroma of this blend.