Digestive problems, like bloating, indigestion, & irregular bowels can make daily life more challenging and cause super uncomfortable social moments. There are many root causes to digestive problems, including microbial imbalance (too many harmful gut bacteria vs good bacteria) from antibiotics, stress, and unhealthy diet, hidden food sensitivities, and even emotional challenges like stress & anxiety. Herbal remedies have been used for centuries as a quick relief and harmonized way to support a healthier digestion. Below you’ll find my top recommendations for digestive relief from pure essential oils!
DigestZen (called Zen Gest in Canada) is known as doTERRA’s “tummy tamer” blend because of its ability to aid in digestion, soothe occasional stomach upset, and maintain overall digestive health. Think of this oil as your tummy’s BFF! It’s unique blend of Ginger, Fennel, and Coriander helps ease occasional stomach discomfort, including motion sickness and indigestion, while Peppermint, Tarragon, Anise, and Caraway aid with digestion and help maintain a healthy gastrointestinal tract.
DigestZen is a healthy, natural, and gentle way to soothe an upset stomach or maintain a healthy digestive system, in a quick, effective, and safe way!
One of the most daily used essential oils ever. It is hugely beneficial in promoting regular body temperatures, support for head tension, tummy upset along with a thousand other things! Love this diffused for focus. doTERRA’s peppermint is the purest you will ever experience and is the highest in the constituent, menthol, AKA instant energy boost, digestive & tension relief!
Peppermint and the ability to reduce or relieve symptoms from IBS: National Library of Medicine
Lower levels of nausea after inhaling peppermint oil: PubMed
Peppermint with your meal speeds the rate that food empties the gastrointestinal tract, which may help relieve constipation or bloating:
National Library of Medicine
Fennel, found in DigestZen, and bowel regularity:: doTERRA Study
How to use these oils:
Topically – apply 2 drops at the actual site of the problem – ex. your abdomen area for stomach ache, or temples for headache.
Internally – add 1 drop to a full glass of water, or 2 drops into a capsule with 5 drops of coconut oil.
Diffuser – add 2-3 drops
This is just the tip of the iceberg! You can use these oils in every part of your life to elevate your health naturally and find simple and safe solutions in plant medicine.