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The 4 Best Essential Oils for Nursing Joint Pains

Posted on April 29 2016

Have you ever helped someone through (or experienced for yourself) the annoyance of joint pain in your knees, ankles, hips, wrists or back?

As you know if you've experienced it, this can cause muscle aches, spasms, and inflammation that can eventually lead to arthritis, rheumatism, and severe joint pains.

And sadly, most of the treatment methods used for arthritis can lead to nasty, undesired side effects.

This is why so many nurses around the world are choosing to use and recommend the natural powers of essential oils to treat joint pains, and to prevent and fight arthritis and rheumatism!

Essential oils are known to possess natural anti-inflammatory benefits, among a whole list of other perks that can help relieve arthritis pain.

They also have analgesic properties, which means that they have shown to relieve or reduce pain. Essential Oils have also been recognized by their anti-spasmodic, anti-inflammatory and anti-rheumatic properties.

To help you best start using essential oils to nurse your and your patient’s joint pains, I’ve put together a list of the most effective essential oils for nursing joint pains for you. I trust you’ll find if valuable!

marjoram essential oil helps soothe joint pain

  1. Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil

Sweet Marjoram Essential Oil is a calming, soothing oil that has a warming effect both physically and mentally.

It helps to relieve muscle aches, pains and congestion; it’s also proven comforting in times of stress.

Marjoram Essential Oil can be incredible for tired, achy muscles, especially if its massaged on the lower abdomen during menstruation. Other benefits of Marjoram Oil are regulating the nervous system and treating insomnia.

rosemary essential oil is a strong oil that soothes joint pains

  1. Rosemary Essential Oil

Rosemary Essential Oil is an energizing oil with a strong herbaceous aroma that is easily recognized.

It helps to relieve muscle aches and combats mental fatigue. It is an ideal 'pick me up', combating fatigue and clearing a stuffy atmosphere.

Rosemary Essential Oil is also helpful in before and after sports rubs to maintain suppleness, and is said to help combat water retention and cellulite.

The Spanish Rosemary Oil is particularly suited to muscular aches and pains due to its higher camphor content.

juniper essential oil is an excellent oil for soothing joint pain

  1. Juniper Essential Oil

Juniper Essential Oil is a cleansing oil with astringent, antiseptic, and detoxifying properties.

Diluted in a bath or massage oil, Juniper can help relieve the pain of arthritis and rheumatism, and it is said to aid in releasing fluid retention.

It has a deliciously fresh, woody aroma that is frequently used in masculine perfumes, aftershaves and colognes.

roman chamomile helps you sleep as well as eases joint discomfort

  1. Roman Chamomile Essential Oil

Roman Chamomile Essential Oil is a wonderful addition to arthritis-fighting oils for  its effects over sore muscles and joints.

This is a very gentle oil, soothing to all types of skin (suitable for the young, the elderly and the fragile) and It's also one of the few essential oils that can be used on inflamed skin conditions.  

Roman Chamomile Essential Oil has a warm, sweet, herbaceous scent that is relaxing and calming, it has turned up to be very helpful when one has trouble sleeping or feels stressed.


  • You can get the benefits of these 4 powerful essential oils in our Move Essential Oil Blend.

    One of our best selling blends, the Move Essential Oil Blend is made from Marjoram, Rosemary, Juniper, Roman Chamomile, Black Pepper, Ginger, Spanish Rosemary and Vetiver essential oils

    It has been carefully designed to bring quick relief to the pain and discomfort of sore or arthritic joints, and to help in fighting arthritis and rheumatism!

move essential oil blend lets your joints move more easily

Apply a few drops of these Essential Oils directly to aching joints for direct and instant relief!

Their scent is pleasant but subtle, those around you might be able to smell it, but it's unlikely to be strong enough to be noticed. Unless you're applying large quantities frequently, which is not recommended.

These oils are just great for you if you're on your feet all day. It is really useful to apply before you start work and/or during your break, so you can prevent soreness, keep the pain away and stay at your best all day!

You can also be apply these oils directly to your breastbone to experiment their pleasant, soothing aromatherapy benefits.

A great way to get the benefits of these powerful, soothing essential oils is to add them to our Massage Base Blend to give yourself a nice, long, relaxing massage. And of course, you can add a few drops to your bath and turn it into a much more soothing experience!

And finally, I LOVE carrying around my Move Blend in it’s pocket blend version! My Move Pocket Blend fits easily into my purse and pockets, and it’s roll on applicator is super practical!

I hope you learned a lot with this article - remember  to share this with people who could find it useful. Let’s spread the love for Essential Oils!


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