Help With Vertigo

Help With Vertigo

Vertigo, the medical name for more severe/frequent forms of dizziness. Dizziness is mainly a symptom rather than a condition. It is characterized by feeling some sort of movement that isn’t  normally/”really” there; such as when standing still one feels they are swaying, whirling, reeling or falling, a swimming or swirling sensation of the head; lack of equilibrium. Sometimes called “light-headedness”. Severe dizziness is called Vertigo – accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, lack of depth perception, sweating, sometimes fainting. Causes are many, including: constipation, menstrual cycle, head injury, compacted sinuses, blood pressure problems, inner ear conditions such as infections, affecting the semi-circular canals (which serve as the body’s gyroscope), lack of oxygen supplied to part of the brain controlling balance, confusing sensory input and constant motion to cause inner ear to send conflicting information to brain (such as in many cases of motion sickness), accumulated …

… Inhalation of the Purple People Market Place pure essential oils that help restore brain and heart function, stimulate the mind and senses are of much value. The Essential Oils such as Rosemary, Rosemary and Camphor, Peppermint, Basil, Clary Sage, Ginger, Grapefruit, Myrtle, and Pennyroyal (Pennyroyal not for use during pregnancy) are some of the best choices. Inhale the essential oils by holding the open bottle of essential oil under the nose or put 4-5 drops on a clean cotton cloth and hold to the nose for one minute every hour or so. The essential oils can be placed in an aromatherapy diffuser  or aromatherapy steam inhaler unit, or simply a stainless steel pot with a little water and a few drops of essential oil added to the simmering water– bend over  the pot and inhale the steam with a towel covering the entire head to help the steam concentrate its effects and enter your nasal passages. The essential oils may also be added to a pure vegetable oil such as sweet almond, safflower, grapeseed, jojoba or olive oil to be used for massaging areas behind the ear, the neck, the temples, forehead, etc. These  pure essential oils can also be used in massage oils as well. 

The following Essential Oils are recommended for help with vertigo:

Inhale any of the following oils by wearing on skin, in aromatherpy diffuser, placing a few drops on a light bulb ring. Experiment to find the one most helpful for you (tester vials available).

Basil essential oil

Clary Sage essential oil

Ginger essential oil 

Pennyroyal essential oil