Emu Oil – benefits in everyday life
In everyday life there are everyday things that we use, the majority of us have heard of things such as olive oil- which says helps protect us against heart diseases, Fish Omega Oil – for increased memory, coconut oil – for a healthier alternative to cooking with the usual oils and with benefits to the skin and body and many other oils that have health benefits for us. But how many of us have actually heard of or know the true benefits of Emu oil?
From topical application to the internal usage of the oil, Emu oil was first used by the aborigines of Australia and has been used for thousands of years since. There are multiple uses for the oil and if we were to list on this blog every single one of them you would be reading for some time so here we have listed some of our key reasons as to why Emu oil is a must have for your everyday life!
Anti-Inflammatory Benefits – Studies have found that when applying Emu oil to the body or taking Emu Oil as an internal supplement it acts as an effective natural anti-inflammatory to assist the body in relieving aches and pains. Inflammation is the body’s response to infection, injury or irritation. The key factors being redness, warmth, swelling and pain. The anti-inflammatory benefits of Emu oil are that it aids to help target the inflammation, reduce the swelling and ease the pain. Emu oil naturally contains both vitamins and omegas which are known for their healing anti-inflammatory benefits. Vitamin such as Vitamin E which has healing agents and antioxidants and Omega 6 which may ease muscles and joint pains where inflammation is most likely to occur.
Arthritis and joint pain – Those suffering from arthritis and joint pain may benefit from using Emu oil, due to its anti-inflammatory properties the oil can help assist in easing joint aches and pains and reach deep into the body’s muscles. Emu oil will help aid in reducing swelling within the joints and minimize pain and discomfort. When Emu Oil is combined with other beneficial essential oils its can help maximise the effects it has on the body. Lorem’s Emu Balm has these benefits as the Emu oil is blended with essential oils such as arnica for natural pain relief reducing healing time, Wintergreen a natural anti-inflammatory which acts like a liquid aspirin, lemongrass which relaxes tight muscles and helps increase the body’s metabolism by increasing blood circulation, Rosemary to helping aching and cramped muscles and improves poor circulation and many other natural ingredients to help ease the pain and discomfort that arthritis and joint pain.
Eases digestive distress – Thousands of people across the country suffer from daily digestive distress including Irritable Bowl Disorder, Colitis, Chron’s Disease or stomach ulcers. There have been many a search for alternative natural treatments which will help ease these conditions and help ease discomfort and promote healing. Studies have shown that Emu Oil can help assist and offer relief of these digestive disorders. Lorem’s Emu oil Capsules are a perfect natural supplement containing 500mg of 100% natural Australian Emu oil. Taking one or two capsules daily with food will help assist in relieving inflammation and will not interfere with any other medications, there are also no known side effects on taking Emu oil.
For other ways that emu oil can be used to provide pain relief, visit our pain relief page.
Skin conditions – The most common everyday skin conditions that people deal with are Eczema, Psoriasis and Dermatitis. Eczema is the medical term for skin which has become inflamed resulting in the skin being itchy, red and cracking. Psoriasis however although the skin is inflamed it can cause scaly patches of skin and extreme redness on the body. Dermatitis is usually caused by the skin’s reactions to something causing an allergic flare up. Skin conditions can be difficult to manage on a daily basis but Emu oil can help relieve these symptoms. Due to Emu oils moisturising benefits it can penetrate deep within to the skins 7 layers and provide an anti-inflammatory relief to the skin whilst hydrating and producing fresh new skin renewal. Its anti-inflammatory properties may help to calm and ease and soothe the skin. Emu oil can be applied topically directly to the affected areas of skin and will not irritate as it has the same ultra-low irritant values of plain water so it is safe and kind. Alternatively, emu oil can be taken internally through supplement form and this is proven to help heal skin conditions from the inside out.
Reducing the appearance of scars and stretch mark’s – Throughout life the majority of us will have either the odd scar or stretch mark that appears on our body. For most people, if scars are visible people tend to be self-conscious of these and want the scars or stretch mark’s to be less visible. Emu oil may help with reducing the appearance of these scars and stretch mark’s and promote skin reproductions to heal or decrease the appearance. Research studies have shown that when applied from the early stages of wound healing process the risk of scarring is greatly reduced. The anti-inflammatory properties within Emu oil along with the essential fatty acids are what help minimize the appearance of scars and stretch marks. Emu oil if naturally transdermal which means it is able to penetrate deep into the skin’s tissue and help repair each layer of skin rather than just the top layers.
Preventing skin ageing – We have all been taught to keep our skin looking its best. That you need to invest time into looking after your skin and keeping your skin moisturised and hydrated. One essential pointer in doing this is making sure you drink plenty of water (8 glasses a day) but the other factor is to moisturise on a daily basis. Our skin faces the everyday onslaught of environmental factors and these take from our skin natural oils. Dry skin can lead to wrinkles and other skin issues. Many moisturisers are comedogenic which means they contain ingredients which lead to skin breakouts due to blocking the pores and the skin not being able to breathe. Emu oil is non-comedogenic so not only will it moisturise your skin along with penetrating all 7 layers as it is able to work through the skin without any clogging. Emu oil is becoming especially popular with acne sufferers and those with sensitive skin as its irritant values are extremely low and the properties of emu oil such as being a natural anti-inflammatory work alongside its moisturising properties. Within the beauty industry Emu oil is becoming more and more popular as a moisturiser helping to promote healthy skin renewal, increase collagen and help fight signs of ageing.
Flaking scalp and hair growth – In everyday life people will suffer from dandruff and if left untreated it can delay hair growth. If you are struggling with dandruff or other scalp conditions Emu oil may help restore your scalp’s moisture and promote healthy hair growth. The hydrating properties of emu oil will keep the scalp moisturised which then will lower the dandruff flakes. Emu oil can be used once the hair has been washed and rubbed onto the scalp or during everyday use applied onto the scalp. Not only Emu oil may help with scalp conditions it can also be used in the hair roots to bottom after washing by applying 2-3 drops to the hair leaving the hair soft and shiny.
Discover other skin relief benefits provided by emu oil here.
Cholesterol levels and healthy hearts – We know that Emu oil is great for the skin when applied topically or if taken internally then can help from the inside out, but did you know Emu oil may also help promote a healthy heart and lower cholesterol levels. Emu oil is packed with Vitamins and Omegas especially Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids which is excellent for your heart. Omega 3 fatty acids increase the good kind of cholesterol (HDL) while decreasing the bad kind (LDL). By including Emu oil into your diet you may help promote a healthy heart while lowering your cholesterol levels. Our Emu oils capsules have the customers in mind and are 100% natural emu oil so can be taken as a daily supplement to your everyday lifestyle.
So it’s amazing to see that in everyday life one simple oil can be so effective and can help so many of our everyday gripes. Next time you head to your local chemist or shop looking for that product to help why not take a visit to our website and purchase some emu oil to reap the benefits.
Disclaimer: None of the information on these pages should be construed as medical advice, but as a natural alternative. We are not doctors. Always consult your doctor for medical advice or about using our products if you are taking any medication or suffer with any conditions. We make no medical claims, expressed or implied.
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