Essential Oils to Help With Fertility
The average couple takes about 6-12 months to conceive and so it can be helpful to explore all your options before going to a fertility specialist.
Here are a few essential oils that can potentially aid you and your partner to successful conception!
1. Geranium Oil
Geranium is a plant that’s native to the African continent and is grown in many regions today like Asia and East Mediterranean. Geranium is a popular ingredient in perfumes and skincare products.
The ancient Egyptians prized Geranium for its cosmetic & beauty applications. Today it is well known for relieving anxiety, as a hair straightener, and preventing acne.
Geranium's rich, rose-like floral scent has therapeutic properties that helps with alleviating performance anxiety. It’s also regularly used in cosmetics for anti-aging applications.
You can use it in many ways, one of which is by making a simple homemade deodorant. Simply mix a few drops of Geranium Essential Oil with 1 part coconut oil, 1 part arrowroot powder and 1-2 teaspoons of baking soda. Be sure to give it a good mix before use.
2. Rose Otto Oil
Essential oils are normally extracted from the leaves, stems, and other parts of the plant. The Rose Otto Oil is extracted directly from the rose petals. It is often referred to as the Queen of Essential Oils for its distinct floral, fruity scent.
Rose Otto is well known for its aphrodisiac qualities and can help with fertility through increased libido and as a natural mood lifter. Rose Otto also has anti-inflammatory effects which can potentially help with improved sperm health & enhanced blood flow to the ovaries.
Ways to use include by simply spraying it onto your pillowcases or using a diffuser. Rose Otto has a strong scent which means you can experience a full-body effect simply by inhaling the scent.
Lavender essential oils are popular for their incredibly versatile nature. You can find a beneficial use for Lavender for a broad range of wellness benefits. It’s particularly excellent for its calming and relaxing properties. It’s great for soothing the skin, helping with burns & scarring, and even as a natural moisturizer for hair.
When it comes to fertility, hormones play a major role and potent essential oils like Lavender Oils can help with naturally balancing out your hormones and easing depressive or fatigued moods. It also has antiviral, antibacterial & antifungal properties which makes it an excellent aid.
Lavender essential oils can be mixed into massage oils or added to lotions.