We all know the smell of vanilla-the sweet sent that is perhaps one of the most popular of scents when picking candles for your home. But, what you might not know is there is a plethora of health benefits to Vanilla essential oils.
Use either on its own or blended with other essential oils, such as Orange, Lemon, Neroli, Jojoba, Chamomile, Lavender, or Sandal Wood for even better benefits to your body and mind.
ANTIOXIDANT & ANTICARCINOGENIC
Oxidizers can weaken your immune system, reduce memory, attack your nervous system, and degenerate your hearing and vision over time. Vanilla essential oil contains antioxidants that neutralize these Oxidizers and protects the body. Vanilla oil can also help fight certain forms of cancer in the prostrate and colon, and repairs damage already done to your body.
Adding a few drops to any face pack helps fight the damage to skin cells caused by outside toxins such as pollution.
Vanilla oil has been found to help with people suffering from impotence, erectile dysfunction, and loss of libido by helping the body produce hormones like testosterone and estrogen.
Considered a sedative, vanilla oil soothes the body and helps reduce inflammation in your respiratory, circulatory, digestive, and nervous systems. It also helps with fevers, as well as fights anxiety, stress, and sensitivity to allergens. Vanilla oil lowers blood pressure, and tranquilizes the brain. Applying a small amount to your pillows will help you get a pleasant nights rest.
One of the biggest advantages of vanilla is the scent and the second is the flavor. Both of which will lift your depressed mood. With both a relaxing and calming effect on the brain, vanilla oil helps relieve anxiety, stress, anger, and restlessness.
SICKLE CELL DISEASE
Research has linked the benefits of vanilla oil to helping fight Sickle Cell disease in people by protecting the red blood cells from forming the sickle shape and obstructing blood vessels.