Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Essential Oils for Weight Loss: Yes, you can lose weight starting today with the powerful combination of hypnosis and aromatherapy.  

While there’ll never be a replacement for a healthy diet and daily exercise to help shift those extra pounds, essential oils can play an important supporting role in helping you lose weight.

Every essential oil possesses its own unique set of healing properties, each of which can contribute to your weight loss efforts. For instance, some oils have fat burning compounds, while others can help regulate blood sugar levels. They can also can help curb constant food cravings and reduce snacking, and improve digestive health.

Some essential oils promote good sleep, and can also do wonders if you’re stressed and anxious. Many are powerful anti-inflammatories as well.

So whether you’re struggling with sugar cravings, a sluggish metabolism or poor digestion, or striving to reduce emotional eating binges, constant fatigue, or high stress, these are the best essential oils that could be the missing links you need to help you quickly and effectively lose weight.



Essential Oils for Weight Loss:  Essential Oils for Weight Loss 9 Powerful Oils Essential Oils for Weight Loss

1. Slim & Sassy: Essential Oils for Weight Loss Boost Metabolism, Control Hunger, and Manage Cravings Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Designed to help boost your metabolism and manage hunger cravings when ingested, Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend can be used as part of a weight management plan when combined with exercise and healthy eating.

Slim & Sassy combines powerful essential oils known to promote a healthy metabolism when ingested. The flavorful blend of Slim & Sassy helps manage hunger throughout the day while supporting healthy metabolism. Its aroma helps create a positive environment. Slim & Sassy contains Grapefruit, Lemon, Peppermint, Ginger, and Cinnamon. When taken internally with a healthy eating and exercise plan, Slim & Sassy Metabolic Blend can help you reach your weight management goals.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser.
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Slim & Sassy with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings.
  • Place a drop on thumb and rub on roof of mouth as needed.
  • Put 1-2 drops on toothpick and suck as needed. 
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help purge toxins. 
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink with water to detox toxins from the body, boost metabolism, control hunger, and reduce cravings.
  • Also available as a: Softgel 


2. Lemon: Boost metabolism, burn fat, reduce blood sugar levels, appetite suppressant, sugar cravings, digestion, gut health, detoxification Essential Oils for Weight Loss Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Lemon oil is a powerful weight loss supporter that contains D-limonene, lemon essential oil is acclaimed for its ability to melt away fat and cholesterol. One study suggested that, when combined with grapefruit oil, lemon oil promoted lipolysis - breaking down body fats and diminishing weight gain.

Another study reported that obese mice fed a high-fat diet together with D-limonene resulted in reduced blood glucose levels and positive cholesterol adjustments, suggesting it can both help prevent and treat metabolic syndrome.

One of the best things about lemon oil is that it is a mood booster, lifting the spirits and dispelling anxiety and stress. It helps balance the hormones, increases oxygen supply, and improves blood flow. It’s also a great appetite suppressant and helps eliminate toxins in the body, prevent parasites in the gut, and improve overall digestion.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Add two to three drops of lemon essential oil to a warm washcloth and lay with it on your chest. 
  • Carry a bottle of lemon essential oil with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help purge toxins. 
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water to detox toxins from the body.

3. Bergamot: Stress and anxiety, lower cortisol, burn fat burning, blood sugar levels, hunger pangs, appetite suppressant Essential Oils for Weight Loss Essential Oils for Weight Loss

If you find that emotional eating when you’re feeling anxious or depressed is undermining your diet, bergamot essential oil helps you avoid snacking during stressful times. A study found that inhaling bergamot oil for 15 minutes boosts your mood and also significantly reduces cortisol, the "stress" hormone. Consistently high levels of cortisol produce excess glucose, leading to increased blood sugar levels that make it difficult to shift stubborn belly fat.

Another citrus oil with high levels of D-limonene, bergamot oil acts as an appetite suppressant, reduces insulin resistance and prevents weight gain. A study found that patients with hyperlipemia (high fat levels in the blood) who were given bergamot were not only able to significantly reduce blood glucose but also cholesterol levels.

Bergamot also naturally contains polyphenols - the same compound found in green tea - which reduces inflammation, and helps stem cravings and hunger pangs.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Add two to three drops of bergamot essential oil to a warm washcloth and lay with it on your chest. 
  • Carry a bottle of bergamot essential oil with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help purge toxins. 
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water to detox toxins from the body.


4. Lavender: Anxiety relief, control blood sugar levels Essential Oils for Weight Loss Essential Oils for Weight Loss

It’s a known fact that losing weight is not only about controlling what you eat and how you exercise. Two exceptionally important contributors to being overweight are lack of good quality sleep and a high incidence of stress, anxiety or depression.

These all disrupt a number of hormones, like insulin and cortisol, which control blood sugar, hunger and appetite. This not only trigger episodes of overeating but also makes it so much harder for your body to shed those unwanted pounds.

Known as the Queen of Calm, lavender is the go-to essential oil if you want reduce feelings of anger, sadness and anxiety as well as enjoy a good night’s sleep. Many studies support lavender as an excellent natural remedy to treat insomnia and reduce stress, anxiety and depression.

It helps uplift mood, improve sleep quality, and facilitates the secretion “feel good” hormones. This reduces inflammation in the body and also helps prevent weight gain brought on by lack of sleep and stress – which are recognized as two of the causes of excess belly fat.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Add two to three drops of essential oil to a warm washcloth and lay with it on your chest. 
  • Massage your temples with a few drops of the oil to promote relaxation.
  • Carry a bottle of essential oil with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to invoke a calming effect.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help relax. 
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink as tea. 


5. Peppermint: Gut health, digestion, appetite suppressant, sugar cravings, stress and anxiety Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Peppermint is the ideal essential oil for those looking to improve their digestive health. Poor digestion is one of the main causes of weight gain. The cooling compound in peppermint, menthol, is excellent for calming an upset stomach, improving digestion, reducing bloating and gas, and can even help combat irritable bowel syndrome.

Peppermint oil is also a very effective appetite suppressant, controlling cravings for sugar and other foods, and so helps curb overeating. A clinical study showed that inhaling peppermint oil every 2 hours is highly effective in reducing appetite and decreasing food cravings. As a result, participants were able to significantly reduce their calorie intake and support their weight loss goals.

Menthol is also known to be muscle relaxant and antispasmodic, so helping you relax amidst feelings of anxiety. Since stress is a known factor in weight gain, peppermint can help calm you down.


HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Peppermint with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce nicotine cravings.
  • Place a drop on thumb and rub on roof of mouth as needed.
  • Put 1-2 drops on toothpick and suck as needed. 
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help purge toxins. 
  • Massage your temples with a few drops of the oil (mix with a carrier oil) to alleviate headaches and relieve stress.
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink as tea with lemon to detox toxins from the body.
  • Also available as a dissolving beadlet for ingestion!

6. Fennel: Metabolism, digestion, gut health, burn fat, appetite suppression, sleep Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Well known for supporting digestion, improving metabolism, and its ability to suppress the appetite, fennel essential oil also helps regulate sleep/wake cycles (circadian rhythms).

Fennel seeds have been used for centuries to improve digestive health and help curb hunger pangs. A study confirmed that using fennel oil can not only significantly reduce the number of calories consumed but also improve digestion. Fennel oil is also a diuretic and helps remove toxins from the body which can contribute to weight loss.

Fennel also contains melatonin that regulates circadian rhythms and so is often used as a sleep aid. However, a study has shown how melatonin can also positively affect weight loss by creating more good energy burning brown fat, rather than "bad" white fat that is stored.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Fennel with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings and squash hunger pangs.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help rev up metabolism. 
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water as a tea. 

7. Grapefruit: Boosting metabolism, fat burning, belly fat, blood sugar levels, appetite suppressant, food cravings, bloating, water retention Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Well known to help people lose weight, grapefruit essential oil contains a unique phytochemical called nootkatone that stimulates the enzymes involved with metabolism, encouraging the body to use up more glucose and burn off fat. One animal study showed that when given grapefruit juice on a high fat diet, subjects gained 18% less weight over a period of 3 months.

Another study found that a key component of grapefruit oil, D-limonene, stimulates lipolysis, a process whereby fat and protein are dissolved by the body, directly supporting metabolism and a reduction in cravings, appetite and body weight. Aside from being an excellent appetite suppressant and fat burner, it also helps prevent bloating and water retention in the body.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Grapefruit with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches) to help relax and purge toxins. 
  • Place a drop on thumb and rub on roof of mouth as needed.
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water to detox toxins from the body.

8. GingerInflammation, boosting metabolism, fat burning, belly fat, blood sugar levels, appetite suppressant, digestion, gut health Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Ginger essential oil is another excellent multi-tasker that works in many different ways to help you lose weight. A review of 27 studies showed that it not only boosts your body’s metabolism and fat burning abilities, but also minimizes the amount of fat it absorbs - while at the same time reducing unwanted food  cravings.

Another review found that ginger significantly decreased body weight and belly fat. It also drastically lowers blood sugars to help curb your appetite. Keeping blood sugars stable is a key to both losing and maintaining weight.

A powerful anti-inflammatory, ginger essential oil contains antioxidants called gingerols that significantly decreases inflammation in the gut, helping food digest faster and stimulate the body to speed up the digestive process so supporting weight loss goals.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser.
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Ginger with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings and rev up metabolism.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches).
  • Place a drop on thumb and rub on roof of mouth as needed.
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water to aid in digestion and experience the other benefits.
  • Also available as a delicious Ginger Drop!

9. Cinnamon: Boost metabolism, burn fat, blood sugar levels, appetite suppressant, food cravings, gut health Essential Oils for Weight Loss

Numerous studies suggest cinnamon essential oil is somewhat of an all-round multi-tasker that can play a large part in supporting weight loss efforts. It helps balance blood sugar levels which can lead to over-eating, reduce food cravings, speed up digestion and boost the metabolism.

One study found that it’s particularly effective in regulating blood glucose levels and the glucose tolerance factor (GFT) to help reduce appetite and cravings. Another found that it mimics the effect of insulin that helps move sugar, or glucose, into your body's tissues to use as fuel.

In addition, a study found that cinnamon helps speed up the metabolic process by acting directly on fat cells, prompting them to start burning energy through a process called thermogenesis. And by reducing certain digestive enzymes that slow carbohydrate breakdown, cinnamon can also help improve your gut health.

HOW TO USE: 

  • Diffuse with water diffuser or passive diffuser.
  • Place 1-2 drops on a cotton ball (or personal inhaler) and breathe in as needed.
  • Carry a bottle of Cinnamon with you and sniff it directly from the bottle throughout the day to reduce cravings and rev up metabolism.
  • Apply two to three drops of essential oil to your feet (big toes and/or arches).
  • Place a drop on thumb and rub on roof of mouth as needed.
  • Add one to two drops essential oil to a smoothie or drink in water to aid in digestion and experience the other benefits.


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