Aromatherapy Offers Anti-Inflammatory Benefits
Have you considered using essential oils to treat IBD
symptoms? More widely known as aromatherapy for relaxation
, these treatments have been around for centuries. We've discovered some ways essential oils
may help with irritable bowel disease.
Like herbs and minerals, the FDA does not regulate essentials oils. Most medical doctors don’t consider them a valid treatment for what ails you, but those who use them are believers. If you have allergies or anaphylaxis, you’ll probably want to avoid most essential oils, so check with your doctor first.
By and large, they're worth a try. Many essential oils offer anti-inflammatory
According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information,
for MS patients: "Essential oils (aromatherapy) may give symptomatic relief with sleep, relaxation, joint mobility, and an improved sense of well-being."