Boldo, an indigenous tree in Chile, is the source for this essential oil. Boldo leaf oil has been widely used since the time of the Incas as a treatment for liver, stomach and digestive problems. It is popular in Latin America as a traditional medicine for upset stomach, and gallbladder support. Boldo leaf oil has many health benefits including:
Treating indigestion, diarrhea, vomiting and food poisoning;
Eliminating hookworm, tapeworm, roundworm and other intestinal worms and parasites;
Relieving arthritis and rheumatism;
Protecting liver from infection;
Getting rid of lice, mosquitoes, flies and bedbugs;
Preventing inflammation in the liver, stomach and intestine;
Preventing microbial and bacterial infection;
Stimulating brain activity, nerve function and blood circulation;
Supporting the heart; and,
Treating infections in the gallbladder, colon, rectum and urinary tract.
Other health problems that can be treated by boldo leaf oil include:
Heartburn, bloating, indigestion, GI disorders;
Pro tips: Add a drop of boldo leaf oil your tea to improve digestion, promote weight loss and boost your digestive system.