Treating The Circulatory System Part 3
Most diseases of the heart and the circulatory system require professional treatment, but essential oils can be use alongside conventional medicine to support recovery.
High blood pressure defined by the World Health Organisation as a reading higher tan 160/95 mmHg. Normal blood pressure in a healthy adult should be around 100-120/70-80 mmHg.
- Arteries thicken and become less elastic as you age, but due to an increase in high cholesterol diets and sedentary lifestyles, high blood pressure is on the increase in the West. It also occurs due to other conditions such as kidney disease, pregnancy and hormonal problems. A weekly massage using a blend of oils suggested on the previous page can help.
- Low blood pressure is considered less serious, but it can subject sufferers to dizzy spells, fatigue and feeling cold. Daily baths using the oils suggested previously will help.
- Palpitations not due to heart disease can occur due to stress, exercise or drinking stimulants like coffee. If your skips a beat inhale a sedative oil blend of sweet orange and lavender.
Calm heart palpitations with sweet orange oil.