While there is much debate about the health properties and effectiveness of coffee, something less conflicting is coming out of many studies and personal anecdotes that talks about how amazing the oil is. There are many different ways that coffee essential oil can provide you with sensational health benefits you may not already be privy to. Extracted from the coffea arabica tree, the beans have many components that can benefit specific areas of your health. Here are the most prominent.
Coffee essential oil has the ability to positively impact and affect your mood. The same way that drinking coffee can give you energy, similarly, just the smell of the oil can revive you, give you a mood boost and may even help in curbing depression. It is suggested that you soak a cotton ball in the oil before putting it near your bed, car or bathroom. Take deep breaths and inhale the fragrant aroma. A change in your mood is not too far behind. This tactic also increases your concentration and enhances your focus.
One of the biggest skin concerns is looking old. We don't want to lose our youthful glow and as such, we try to figure out different ways to ensure that our skin is well taken care of. Coffee essential oil is the perfect oil to use if you want to delay the years showing on your face. There are fatty acids, antioxidants, vitamin E and sterols that will effectively prevent roughness, wrinkles and drab looking skin. When you apply the oil topically it increases the way that collagen is produced so that skin continues to look young and supple.
This is one of the best oils to incorporate into your massage oil because of its inherent analgesic properties. You can also put it in your bath water and soak in it for at least 20 minutes to get the same effect. Your tight and tired muscles will be no match against just a few drops of coffee essential oil. If you are going to use it as a massage oil, make sure to use a carrier oil mixed in with a few drops of the coffee essential oil. Not only will it help you loosen up and relax but it will also make your skin smell amazingly fragrant.
Nothing is worse than getting painful bug bites that end up being itchy and annoying for weeks on end. Nothing is worse than coming back from a camping trip or a long summer night out and being covered in bites that won't stop swelling and hurting. While there are certain over-the-counter lotions and ointments that can be used to curb the irritation that follows bug bites, a couple of drops of this oil will actually effectively halt the itching that you experience. Rub the oil on each bite and you'll be surprised how all discomfort seems to diminish.
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You can purchase coffee essential oil online from several companies at amazon.com.