Essential Oils and Aromatherapy to Heal Bladder Infections and Cystitis

 

A range of essential oils can but used as natural treatments for cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

Essential oils can be applied easily as a local wash, a compress or in the bath, adding six drops of essential oils to a tepid bath and soak for as long as possible.

Essential oils can be added to baths and sitz-baths, and as a massage blend for the lower back and kidney areas, as well as the lower abdomen.  These essential oils can also be used with a hot compress.

Added to a bath, essential oils can be used during an active infection and will help prevent future infections. If taking a full bath isn’t practical, then try a sitz bath. As the name implies, you simply sit in a large tub of warm water.

For a local wash, boil and cool one litre of water then add a maximum of six drops of essential oils before applying as a local wash to the affected area.

Apply a massage oil or a compress containing the essential oils over the bladder, which is located under the lower abdomen, once or twice daily.

Essential oils and aromatherapy are simple and effective natural treatments for cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

BERGAMOT
Bergamot is a good urinary antiseptic that has anti-infectious attributes, making it an effective, natural remedy in the treatment and prevention of cystitis and bladder infections (UTIs).

When used in bathing, Bergamot essential oil can soothe inflammation and help alleviate vaginal itching and cystitis.

CAJEPUT (Melaleuca cajeputi)
In bather, Cajeput essential oil is effective in the natural treatment of cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections.

CYPRESS
Cypress is an essential oil that is useful in the natural treatment of urinary tract infections and cystitis.

EUCALYPTUS (Lemon Scented)
Lemon scented Eucalyptus oil soothes and heals and is particularly useful to naturally treat bladder infections, cystitis and urinary tract infections as well as thrush.

LAVENDER
Lavender essential oil is soothing, calming and antibacterial, making it excellent as a natural cure for cystitis and UTIs.

ROSEWOOD (Aniba rosaedora)
Rosewood essential oil makes for an effective natural remedy for cystitis when used in blends containing other essential oils such as Cajeput and Lavender.  This combination of essential oils  are natural treatments for cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

SAGE
The essential oil of Salvia officinalis can be used against the bacteria isolated from urinary tract infections. Sage oil is highly effective against Escherichia coli, a major cause of UTIs, and is somewhat effective against five other strains of bacteria.

SANDALWOOD
Sandalwood oil is another natural remedy for cystitis.

Add a few drops of this oil to some ginger tea to help ease the symptoms of UTIs and cystitis.  Start off with five drops in a cup of ginger tea and increase the number of drops if your cystitis symptoms are somewhat severe.

TEA TREE
Tea tree essential oil is anti-viral, antibacterial and has fungicidal properties that make it suitable for the treatment of cystitis and bladder infections.

Massage and sitz blends of essential oils and the application of aromatherapy are natural treatments for cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

MASSAGE BLENDS for CYSTITIS, BLADDER and URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

8 drops Juniper Berry or Cypress oil
6 drops Tea Tree oil
6 drops Bergamot oil
2 drops Fennel oil
50 ml vegetable or carrier oil

Combine the ingredients then massage over the bladder, abdomen and lower pelvic area once daily.

For a preventive treatment, add a tablespoon of this same oil to your bath.

5 drops Bergamot
7 drops Sandalwood
10 drops tea Tree
5 drops Chamomile
50ml carrier oil

SITZ BATH BLEND for CYSTITIS, BLADDER and URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS

5 drops Rosemary oil
5 drops Lavender oil

Add these essential oils to the hot bath and sit in the tub with hot water up to your waist for five to ten minutes. Then switch to a tub of cold water for at least one minute.
Continue for two to five rounds and do this treatment every day if possible, or at least two to three times a week.

Essential oils and aromatherapy are safe and effective natural treatments for cystitis, bladder and urinary tract infections (UTIs).

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