Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged, blue and purple veins most often found on the legs and ankles. They have several possible causes, including weakened valves causing blood to pool around the vein. In some cases, varicose veins are merely a cosmetic problem because of their appearance, but in other cases they can be quite painful.

Recommendations

Cypress, Lemongrass, Lemon, Peppermint
Diffuse into the air, and inhale
Apply over affected area or on reflex points on the feet.

Simple Solutions

Add 3 drops cypress and 1 drop lemongrass to 1 Tbs. (15 ml) fractionated coconut oil. Gently massage a small amount on location daily.

The information on this page is from the book Modern Essentials: A
Contemporary Guide to the Therapeutic Use of Essential Oils
, published
by AromaTools®. Please refer to Modern Essentials for additional
information, research, and usage suggestions.

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