What Is Digize Essential Oil Used For

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Digize essential oil has a long list of health benefits, including its ability to soothe indigestion, boost the immune system, relieve stress and anxiety, promote sleep, lower inflammation, detoxify the body, protect the skin and treat menstrual symptoms, among others. There are some side effects, although they are rather standard for essential oils, including possible skin irritation, complications with medications and pre-existing conditions, and potential dangers for pregnant women and children. However, when used responsibly and in moderation, this oil is considered very safe, and offers a number of critical health benefits.

What is Digize Essential Oil?

Digize essential oil is actually a combination of eight different essential oils – peppermint, patchouli, juniper, ginger, fennel, tarragon, anise, and lemongrass. Each of these, when used individually, can have a wide range of effects on the body, and when combined, the benefits can be even greater. While the most popular use of this oil blend is for gastrointestinal distress, there are many other health effects it can provide. The list of benefits can mainly be attributed to the high concentrations of menthol, gingerol, limonene, camphor, linalool, nerol, myrcene, camphene, alpha-pinene, borneol, bornyl acetate, and many other antioxidants and volatile compounds.

Digize Essential Oil Uses

Digize essential oil is particularly effective for people suffering from indigestion, inflammatory conditions, poor sleep habits, anxiety, stress, depression, a weak immune system, nausea, vomiting, menstrual cramps, skin conditions, high toxicity, arthritis, gout, and headaches, as well as for those at high risk of chronic disease.

Treats Gastrointestinal Problems

The most popular use of this impressive oil blend is as a stomach soother. With powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic compounds, this oil can settle the stomach, eliminate bloating and cramping, and regulate digestion. This can prevent symptoms of constipation, as well as poor nutrient uptake, and the anti-nausea reputation of this oil can help you keep your food down. This is excellent for people suffering from stomach flu and other chronic conditions that affect the stomach. Anise, ginger, and peppermint are particularly good for stomach issues.

Relieves Anxiety

Peppermint, ginger and lemongrass oils all have known anxiolytic properties that can affect the limbic system and promote feelings of calm in the body and mind. If you suffer from chronic anxiety or find yourself getting worked up over small things, a quick inhalation of this oil in a steam inhaler, or regular diffusion of it throughout the home, can keep your mind focused and prevent periods of depression.

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Promotes Good Sleep

For those suffering from insomnia or regularly interrupted sleep, using digize essential oil may be a wise choice. Ginger and juniper oils are both used to calm the nervous system and help the body drift into a peaceful sleep, without frequent interruptions, along with a refreshed feeling in the morning.

Reduces Inflammation

Lemongrass, fennel, tarragon, and ginger all possess anti-inflammatory abilities that can soothe inflamed tissues and organ systems, such as the gastrointestinal and cardiovascular systems. This can affect everything from muscle aches and spasms to headaches, arthritic conditions and upset stomachs. Inflammation is a major source of oxidative stress and can exhaust the body’s immune defenses, so cutting down on this irritation is a great long-term practice for overall health.

Relieves Menstrual Symptoms

Another popular use of digize essential oil is for severe menstrual symptoms, primarily cramping and excess bleeding. The anti-spasmodic nature of this oil can help to soothe those painful cramps and promote fewer mood swings and hormonal fluctuation. These properties also make this oil ideal for women going through menopause, as it can balance and regulate hormones in the body. The fennel oil in digize essential oil is where many of these benefits come from.

Skin Care

Patchouli essential oil has long been known for its moisturizing and skin-rejuvenating properties, which is why some people use digize oil on their skin conditions, such as psoriasis, eczema or acne. This oil will not only suppress any infections but also stimulate fresh growth of new cells, reduce the signs of aging, eliminate dry skin and give your skin a healthy glow.

Boosts Immune System

Peppermint, ginger and juniper oils are very good for the immune system, as they are natural detoxifiers and cleansers for every system, ranging from respiratory and gastrointestinal health to cognitive clarity and sources of oxidative stress. By providing a full-body boost to the immune system, this essential oil combination works hard to keep your body healthy, especially if it is used in a diffuser.

Improves Metabolism

Fennel essential oil is known as a stimulant substance, and while it is only found in a small percentage within digize essential oil, it can still provide a boost to the circulatory system and metabolism. This can increase energy in a positive way, and even aid in passive fat-burning for those looking to lose weight.

Side Effects of Digize Essential Oil

There are a few side effects of digize essential oil, including allergic reactions to the particular constituent oils, skin irritation, gastrointestinal distress, and potential complications for people with certain medical conditions or prescriptions.

  • Skin Inflammation – The potent concentration of active and volatile compounds in this oil blend can result in irritation on the skin, particularly for people with sensitive skin. Before applying this oil to a larger area of your skin, put a few drops on a patch of skin and wait to see if there is any negative reaction.
  • Allergic Reactions – With eight different essential oils represented in the same blend, there is a high chance of possible allergic reactions. These component herbs and flowers do have allergenic qualities for certain people, so speak with your doctor about your known allergies before adding this oil to your health regimen.
  • Internal Use – This oil is not intended for internal use. Topical applications and aromatherapy/diffusion of this oil are more than sufficient to address your particular health needs. Severe gastrointestinal distress can result if undiluted digize essential oil is consumed. Even when topically applying, it is best to combine this oil with a carrier oil, such as almond or coconut oil.
  • Pregnancy and Children – This oil could cause complications with pregnancy, particularly due to its effect on cramping and menstruation. Generally, it is considered safe in the third trimester, but it is still best to speak with your doctor about your particular condition. Children under 2 years of age should generally not be exposed to this oil, so breastfeeding women should avoid its use.
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John Staughton is a traveling writer, editor, publisher and photographer with English and Integrative Biology degrees from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana (USA). He co-founded the literary journal, Sheriff Nottingham, and now serves as the Content Director for Stain’d Arts, a non-profit based in Denver, Colorado. On a perpetual journey towards the idea of home, he uses words to educate, inspire, uplift and evolve.

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