Warm Hands & Feet with Essential Oils

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It's starting to shift to colder temperatures here. Some days my feet and hands just never feel warm - even the coziest socks aren't cutting it. Anyone else? My spouse just "loves" it when I climb into bed at night with frozen toes and fingers. Sorry, honey!
 
Luckily, many essential oils have warming properties when used topically. Below are a few of my favorites along with some of their other benefits.
  • Ginger - Used to flavor many Asian dishes and baked goods. Promotes healthy digestion and helps ease occasional indigestion and nausea.* Can be applied topically or inhaled to help reduce feelings of nausea.* Often added to diffuser blends because of its warm, spicy, sweet aroma.
  • Cinnamon Bark - Supports healthy metabolic function and immune function.* Amazing aroma and adds wonderful flavor when added to recipes. Naturally repels insects.
  • Black Pepper - Provides antioxidant support and supports healthy circulation and digestion.* Soothes anxious feelings.* Use it in recipes to add flavor and to aid digestion.*
  • Frankincense - Helps rejuvenate skin and reduce the appearance of imperfections.* Supports healthy cellular function.* Promotes feelings of peace, relaxation, satisfaction, and overall wellness when used aromatically.*
  • Clove - A favorite aroma for diffuser blends and adds great flavor to recipes. Has powerful antioxidant properties and supports cardiovascular health.* Helps clean teeth and gums.
  • Cassia - Promotes healthy digestion and immune function. Has a strong, uplifting aroma that is similar to Cinnamon Bark.*
  • Cardamom - May help ease indigestion and maintain overall gastrointestinal health.* Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health.* Adds flavor in cooking a baking.
The simplest way to use these to warm hands and feet is to add a drop to a favorite lotion or body spray. Remember to use caution with "hot" oils. Always dilute them in lotion or a carrier oil like Fractionated Coconut Oil before topical use. Remember to wash your hands after use so you don't accidentally get them into a sensitive area like eyes. Ouch!
 
If you want to take things up a notch, try these ideas:

Winter Warming Foot Oil Roller Bottle Blend

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Add essential oils to a 10 mL roller bottle.
  2. Fill the remainder of bottle with fractionated coconut oil.
  3. Roll on then massage into feet.
  4. Cover with cozy socks.

Floral Warming Bath

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Add essential oils to fractionated coconut oil in a bowl.
  2. Mix in Epsom Salts.
  3. Add to your bath.
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*THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.

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