Essential Oils for Pain

essential oils for pain

Chronic pain is debilitating, and can quickly begin to affect all areas of an individual’s life, making it tougher to accomplish typical everyday tasks like exercising, eating healthy, or maintaining good posture. Whether you work at a desk all day, a construction site or overseas as one of our brave military members, if you suffer from chronic pain, your body will begin to wear out and you will want to relieve your pain. The good news is that there’s a natural way to put some pep back in your step – through essential oils, which have been used for over 5,000 years.

At MONQ, we offer the highest quality essential oils delivered via the simplest form of aromatherapy ever. All you have to do is take a breath.

Not All Essential Oils are Created Equally

There is a myriad of essential oils, and it can be downright overwhelming trying to find the right oils for your need. That’s one of the reasons why we make it so easy for you to experience the benefits of aromatherapy. Below are some of the best essential oils for pain relief, each of which we use in our personal essential oil diffusers.  In fact, our newest blend, Relieve diffuser has many essential oils found to relieve pain and discomfort.

Essential Oils to Relieve Your Pain:

Lavenderlavender field

Lavender, the all-star of essential oils, is a potent pain reliever and stress reducer, and one of the most widely-available essential oils. It’s easy to use and requires no dilution. This blend produces the feeling of well-being and peacefulness.

Potential Uses:

MONQ® blends containing Lavender: RelieveSleepy, Sexy, Happy & Ocean

Chamomile

Most flowers have medicinal benefits in one form or another, but chamomile stands out above the rest. Chamomile can be used medicinally for its sedative and anti-inflammatory properties. After all, who doesn’t feel better after unwinding with a warm cup of chamomile tea? From stress to pain, chamomile has got you covered – it could be just what you need at the end of a long day.

Potential Uses:

MONQ® blends containing Chamomile:  RelieveSleepy

Marjorammarjoram plant

Marjoram, mint’s sweet European cousin, will surprise you with its incredible pain relief properties. The Greeks thought so highly of this herb they even called it the “Joy of the Mountains” and it was used specifically in the Anatolia region to treat convulsions and edema.

Potential Uses:

  • As an antispasmodic
  • As a mild sedative
  • Muscle Spasms
  • A toothache
  • Headaches

MONQ® blends containing Marjoram: Happy, Sleepy & Healthy

sandalwoodSandalwood

This is one of the most expensive and prized essential oils in existence with a price of up to $487 an ounce. Why is sandalwood so expensive? The highest quality sandalwood comes from trees that are at least 50 years of age! Don’t fret, though; you can use sandalwood today for a mere fraction of its traditional cost. Quit trudging through your day and experience sandalwood with Forest, Sleepy or Love.

Potential Uses:

  • As an antispasmodic
  • As an anti-inflammatory
  • Muscle Pain

MONQ® blends containing Sandalwood: Forest, Sleepy & Love

Peppermintdizzy

One of the most versatile essential oils, peppermint seems to pop up on our radar a lot. It comes from a hybrid of spearmint and watermint, and you can’t go wrong with this refreshing essential oil. Plus, it’s featured within each of our Feel Nature blends!

Potential Uses:

  • As an antispasmodic
  • As a mild sedative
  • Stomachache relief
  • Muscle spasms
  • Headaches
  • Muscle relaxant

MONQ® blends containing Peppermint: Vibrant, Mountain, Forest & Ocean

eucalyptusEucalyptus

Extracted from the bark of the Eucalyptus tree, this warming oil is soothing and can act as a decongestant and anti-inflammatory, making it an excellent choice during allergy season. While its pain-relieving effects offer relief inside and out, the warming sensation from this oil can be so intense that it can easily damage skin if not diluted properly. Fear not, though; within our blends, the proper dilution has already occurred – just open up a MONQ® diffuser and breathe.    

Potential Uses:

  • As an anti-inflammatory
  • Sinus congestion
  • Muscle injuries
  • Treats insect bites and stings

MONQ® blends containing Eucalyptus: Ocean & Zen

Rosemaryrosemary

Rosmarinus officinalis is a renowned herb found across the Mediterranean. This essential oil is extracted from the leaves of the rosemary bush (of the mint family). The rosemary leaf has been used since ancient times; one of its most prominent advocates were the Romans, who used this herb for religious ceremonies, weddings, food preparation, and even cosmetics.

Potential Uses:

  • As an anti-inflammatory
  • Headaches
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle soreness
  • Rheumatism

MONQ® blends containing Rosemary: Vibrant, Active, Zen and Forest

Aaron

By Aaron Williams

Aaron is an freelance writer and avid fan of anything having to do with essential oils. In his spare time he can be found taking care of his 2 cats and exploring the world of virtual reality.

Favorite MONQ blend: Sleepy

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The above information relates to studies of specific individual essential oil ingredients, some of which are used in the essential oil blends for various MONQ diffusers. Please note, however, that while individual ingredients may have been shown to exhibit certain independent effects when used alone, the specific blends of ingredients contained in MONQ diffusers have not been tested. No specific claims are being made that use of any MONQ diffusers will lead to any of the effects discussed above.  Additionally, please note that MONQ diffusers have not been reviewed or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. MONQ diffusers are not intended to be used in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, prevention, or treatment of any disease or medical condition. If you have a health condition or concern, please consult a physician or your alternative health care provider prior to using MONQ diffusers. MONQ blends should not be inhaled into the lungs.

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