We have all heard about essential oils. We know about the advantages of having an aromatherapy massage, but let’s face it, most people do not take time out to have regular massages to get the full benefits of the oils used.
Well here is some good news. You can experience the wonders of essential oils on a daily basis by using them in your cooking. That’s right, your everyday recipes and home cooked meals will taste better and automatically increase your health by simply adding a few drops of essential oils to the mix.
In essence, essential oils are found in plants and are there as part of its protective mechanism to ward off microbes and other invasions. The oils work in a very similar way to the function of blood in humans. The oils help in the healing process of the plant and assist in carrying the nutrients to each plant cell.
Regular usage of essential oils has been known to heal skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis , treat anxiety, stress and migraines, assist in digestive and circulatory health as well as improving the atmospheric mood in the home, stores and public areas.
The general medical world is slowly seeing the benefits of including essential oils in the treatments of their patients. This is something that naturopathic doctors have been witnessing for a long time. They have been recommending the usage of essential oils in massage therapies, topical applications and also ingesting the oils as part of their everyday routine.
So, are all essential oils safe to eat? The answer is yes. You are already eating essential oils in most foods you consume. For example, earl grey tea, chewing gum, chocolate, simmered dried herbs and even your toothpaste contains essential oils. However, some people may be sensitive to certain oils so if you have any reservations check out the essential oils guide.
Essential oils do not contain glycerol or fat so they are not slippery and don’t leave sticky residues like other oils do. As a rule of thumb one quarter tea spoon of cooking oil such as olive, sesame or soybean oil, is the equivalent of one drop of essential oil. When blended with food and drink you will experience a taste explosion with flavours that burst into existence. In fact cooking with essential oils can also save you money. Using tiny amounts of the oil will give your food lasting flavour so there is no need to continuously purchase bottled, dried and artificial flavourings.
By now most of you are probably thinking wow wouldn’t it be great to try that in my meal tonight, whilst others are thinking I’m not the greatest cook in the world. Well whether you can cook, won’t cook or can’t cook, we have put together some great recipes for you to try for FREE. So what are you waiting for? Click the button below and get cooking today!