Reproductive system function can be affected by stress, toxins and lifestyle factors. Essential oils have been used for hundreds of years to help deal with the effects of hormonal imbalance, support mood and encourage feelings of love and romance.
The reproductive system consists of all organs and tissues involved in the process of producing offspring, including internal and external sex organs, hormones and pheromones. The intricate processes of reproduction rely on a delicate balance of many body processes that must be in complete health and vitality.
Over the course of life, many factors can adversely affect the health and virility of the reproductive system. Hormone imbalances are common in men and women of all ages and can be attributed to exposure to toxins, stress, unhealthy lifestyle and other factors. Common symptoms associated with hormone imbalance: irritability, fatigue, digestive problems, excessive sweating, cravings, decreased muscle mass, weight gain and low libido.
Essential oils can help manage issues related to hormonal imbalance by supporting healthy emotions and as such relieve the stress of the day. Lavender, Clary Sage, Geranium and Fennel are all recommended for women for support in this area. doTERRA Phytoestrogen Essential Complex is a dietary supplement that helps support healthy hormone levels in women at all stages of life.* There are many other lifestyle factors that can also contribute to a healthy reproductive system, such as adequate sleep, a healthy diet, avoiding exposure to environmental pollution and toxins, and daily supplementation with Microplex VMz.* Microplex VMz contains niacin and vitamin B5, both of which help both men and women balance various sex- and stress-related hormones in the adrenal glands and other parts of the body.* It also contains manganese, which helps in the body to produce sex hormones.* Vitamin A, selenium and zinc are important in the reproductive process.* xEO Mega contains EPA and DHA that support the body in forming sex hormones.*
Many oils can help relieve monthly female discomfort associated with the menstrual cycle. doTERRA ClaryCalm Monthly Blend for Women, a specially formulated blend of 12 essential oils can be applied directly to the skin for a soothing effect on the tummy. Other oils such as Lavender, Clary Sage, and Rose are also helpful.
Symptoms of menopause can also be soothed with essential oils. Rose, Jasmine, Geranium, Lavender, Neroli and Clary Sage all offer benefits during perimenopause and menopause.