Welcome to my blog!!! I have been an herbalist & an aromatherapist for over 20 years!! My blog is over 10 years old & there are over 100 informative blogs here. Not only do I have hopes of teaching the masses, I too, have learned a lot during my research on different topics! There's always new & updated information in the herbal & essential oil worlds. There are blogs on herbs, essential oils, nutrition, supplements, different modalities of healing and just a little bit of everything!! Maybe in reading my blogs, just one person will come away with a bit of knowledge that they might be able to help themselves or another human being, I would consider that to be a great blessing.....

Over the years I have had several businesses. It seems I can't get away from seeing if a certain herb or essential oil can help a fellow human and that's usually how it starts. I am now in Arizona and I was asked again if I would be interested in starting another herbal business!! We now have Herbs 4 Health!! Providing numerous herbs....herbal blends....single essential oils...essential oil blends....minerals....tinctures all to help the body to heal itself.

The information in these blogs is not meant in any way shape or form to plagiarize, for I have never said this is all MY work. It is a compilation of reputable informative websites, my 'go to' books I have always depended upon & my own knowledge. I gather & put together information to help people learn & this way they can come back here to help remind themselves of said information instead of 'where oh where did I find that on the world wide web'. Seems to me it's just better & easier.

DISCLAIMER: All the information in these blogs do not diagnose, treat or heal any type illness or disease.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Essential Oils & the Belly Button

While I've heard of putting essential oils in the belly button, personally I've never tried it...until recently. Now that I have, I must say -- why didn't I ever do this before??!!

Essential oils only take about 20 minutes to get into the bloodstream through our skin. There is thought to be a 'gland' called the Pechoti in the belly button, although there is no actual evidence of this. 

This 'Pechoti Method' is derived from the Ayurvedic medicinal practice in India, which focuses on the connection between the physical & the spiritual health. While I won't go into the actual biology of weather the belly button continues to function after the umbilical cord is severed, there is evidence that there are multiple veins still in tact & while they might constrict, they do not become obsolete, rather they are connected to almost every organ of the body.

Just because no evidence of this gland has been actually found, there's many beneficial factors that can be attributed to applying essential oil into one's belly button, even CBD oil. A couple drops of a good therapeutic essential oil...diluted....then massaged into that area certainly can't hurt. One doesn't want to push too hard on that area as there a a large amount of nerves in that region.

This simple method can enhance digestion, calm the mind (especially if one uses lavender),is able to reduce joint pain and it can improve reproductive health. 

Some practitioners consider the belly button a 'reset' button and one can treat almost any physical or emotional ailment through this. Some contend it stimulates that all important vagus nerve (which is a topic for another discussion).

So weather or not there is proven scientific evidence this works, why not try it. Either a nourishing carrier oil or essential oils, using with caution, what can it hurt???