Essential Oils and Cancer Treatment Side Effects

December 28, 2018

Essential Oils and Cancer

11 common essential oils used in aromatherapy for managing cancer symptoms and side effects include:

  • Lavender: used to relieve stress, improve sleep, reduce inflammation, and treat depression
  • Eucalyptus: used to invigorate, reduce fever, and fight migraines and bacterial infections
  • Geranium: used to ease anxiety, reduce depression, and promote sleep
  • Tea tree (Melaleuca): can ease pain, reduce inflammation, and fight bacteria.
  • Lemon: used to get relief from pain, anxiety, nausea, and vomiting
  • Chamomile: used to soothe, promote sleep, and support the immune system
  • Bergamot: used to treat stress, anxiety, depression, and fatigue
  • Peppermint: used to boost energy, enhance mental alertness, fight fever, and relieve nausea and other digestion issues
  • Ginger: used to stimulate appetite and help ease nausea, vomiting, and bowel problems
  • Cedarwood: can promote relaxation and reduce stress
  • Frankincense: used to reduce inflammation and pain, boost immunity, soothe skin irritations, fight infections, and improve anxiety

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