Kick Sugar Cravings With Essential Oils

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If you have cravings for sugar during the day, then you should read this post and find out how using essential oils can help you survive those cravings.

Essential Oils that Fight Sugar Cravings

  • Cinnamon Bark – Suppresses appetite, fights the sugar cravings, and balances the blood sugar
  • Coriander – fights the sugar cravings and balances the blood sugar
  • Dill – stimulates the centre in the brain responsible for satiety and fights sugar cravings
  • Fennel – suppresses appetite and balances blood sugar
  • Ginger – stimulates the centre in the brain responsible for satiety and prevents overeating
  • Grapefruit – fights sugar cravings, suppresses appetite, and prevents emotional eating
  • Ocotea – balances the blood sugar and makes you feel full
  • Peppermint – stimulates the centre in the brain responsible for satiety and prevents overeating

Most of the times sugar cravings are caused by stress, so we reach for something sweet in order to ‘’lift us up’’. Instead of eating something sweet you can mix these essential oils with other oils that fight stress. Here are some of them:

Stress relieving oils:  orange, tangerine, lavender, sandalwood, cedarwood, bergamot, cypress, ylang ylang, and patchouli

Oils that will lift you up: tangerine, lemon, lime, bergamot, orange, and grapefruit

Energizing oils: ginger, spruce, black pepper, peppermint, spearmint, cinnamon bark, basil, rosemary, and lemongrass

5 Diffuser Blends that Fight Sugar Cravings

Kick Sugar Cravings With Essential Oils

Curb Your Cravings

  • 2 drops lemon oil
  • 2 drops dill oil

In Control

  • 1 drop bergamot oil
  • 2 drops peppermint oil

Beat the Binge

  • 2 drops ocotea oil
  • 2 drops cypress oil

Kick the Habit

  • 3 drops lavender oil
  • 2 drops dill oil

Crush the Cravings

  • 2 drops cedarwood oil
  • 3 drops frankincense oil

Personal Inhalers that Fight Sugar Cravings

Sometimes diffusers aren’t practical. Therefore, inhalers can replace them. They are not expensive, effective, and you can take them anywhere.

How to make a personal inhaler:

  1. Take an essential oil inhaler
  2. Put a cotton wick on a small bowl
  3. Put 10 drops of essential oil on the wick
  4. Put the wick in the inhaler
  5. Put the cap in the bottom of the inhaler and seal it

How to use the inhaler: Remove the cover and inhale.

These can last you approximately for one month. When you want to refresh the scent, you should take out the wick and follow the steps above when you want to add more oils.

Here are some blends that fight sugar cravings:

  • 5 drops peppermint + 5 drops lavender
  • 2 drops fennel + 2 drops dill + 3 drops lemongrass
  • 2 drops lemon + 3 drops ylang ylang
  • 2 drops spearmint + 3 drops bergamot + 8 drops peppermint + 1 drop ylang ylang
  • 4 drops lemon + 10 drops dill
  • 2 drops fir + 4 drops cinnamon + 4 drops orange

4  Recipes for Roller Bottle that Fight Sugar Cravings

How to make blends for roller bottle:

  • Take a 10ml glass roller bottle
  • Put 12 drops of oil into the bottle
  • Fill the bottle with coconut oil. You should leave some space so that you can put the roller on.
  • Put on the roller ball
  • Blend

How to use: apply blend on the skin on your chest or wrists

Curb That Appetite blend

  • 3 drops ocotea oil
  • 2 drops grapefruit oil
  • 2 drops peppermint oil

(note:  don’t use this blend if you are going out on the sun)

Sugar Stopper blend

  • 2 drops patchouli oil
  • 3 drops fennel oil

(note: don’t use this blend if you are going out on the sun)

Kick the Cravings blend

  • 3 drops lavender oil
  • 2drops dill oil
  • 3 drops lemongrass oil
  • 2 drop fennel oil

Liquid Calm blend

  • 3 drops sandalwood oil
  • 2 drops cypress oil
  • 3 drops lavender oil

More Ways You Can Use Oils to Fight Sugar Cravings

Use Your Hands

Pour one drop of dill oil and one tsp. of carrier oil on your palms, rub them together and inhale the blend.

Quit Sticks

These sticks are toothpicks that are oil-infused, which you can chew them when you have sugar cravings.

How to make these sticks:

  1. Take a mason jar
  2. Add 2 tsp. of olive oil
  3. Add 10 drops of some essential oil
  4. Shake well
  5. Add around 60 toothpicks
  6. Put the lid on the jar
  7. Leave the toothpicks for a day so they can absorb the oils

Here are a few combos for your Quit Sticks:

  • 10 drops cinnamon
  • 12 drops lemon and 12 drops dill
  • 18 drops grapefruit
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