Fasting Defined –
First, let’s define fasting:
Fasting is when you consume no food or drink, with exception of water, for a specific period. In many religions fasting is practiced throughout the year during specific religious observances.
Health Benefits of Fasting:
Researchers have found fasting may help prevent various health issues as well as boost a persons overall mental health and well-being. An additional benefit that many people experience while fasting is they may gain more lean muscle and or lose unwanted fat.
Additional Health Benefits of Fasting Are:
- Balance Insulin Levels.
- Lower Cholesterol.
- Resets Metabolism.
- Detoxification of Impurities.
- Stimulates Growth Hormones.
- Repairs and Rejuvenates the Body.
- Mental Clarity.
- Improving Digestive Track
Fasting can also be very hard on the participant; it can take a lot of will to complete a longer fast.
Therefore, it is important to support the body and mind while you fast so can achieve your desired results. Essential oils are a wonderful way to support you while doing either an intermittent fast or a longer fast.
Essential Oils that Support Fasting:
- Lemon Essential Oil Supports the Lymphatic System.
- Thyme Essential Oil Supports the Immune System.
- Cinnamon Bark Essential Oil Supports Insulin Levels.
- Laurus Nobilis Essential Oil Loaded with Antioxidants.
- Rosemary Essential Oil Supports Blood-Flow.
- Lavender Essential Oil Supports the Nervous System.
- SclarEssence Essential Oil Supports Female Hormone Balance.
- Basil Essential Oil Supports Focus.
- Peppermint Essential Oil Cognitive Support
The list of essential oils above are only a few suggestions one may want to have on hand before embarking on a fast.
Fasting can be extremely rewarding it can allow us to achieve health goals that we might have felt were out of reach in the past.
It can also guide us spiritually by providing new insight and opening our minds to new possibilities.
Author Disclaimer: This article provides materials for information and education only. It is not to be considered medical advice. We encourage you to contact your physician for any of the health issues discussed here. The field of medicine changes on a regular basis; therefore, we do not guarantee the accuracy of the information provided in this article, nor do we guarantee that the information represents the most currently accepted standards.