Blue oil is one of the most effective essential oils for pain relief. It can be used to soothe:
- Back problems;
- Muscle and joint pain;
- Migraines, headaches;
- Arthritic and rheumatic pain;
- Inflammation; and,
- Even growing pains in children.
It can provide a soothing, cooling sensation to sensitive skin caused by irritation, inflammation, swelling and insect bites. It has also been shown to be an effective massage oil for sprains, sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, work-related chronic aches and muscle tension caused by long hours at the computer. In aromatherapy, blue oil can help users overcome feelings of physical discomfort such as that following surgery or other major treatment.
Pro tips: Massage blue essential oil onto your tired muscles after hitting the gym to reduce painful cramps caused by intense exercise.