Your heart is constantly pumping blood throughout your body. When blood is pumped down through your legs, it needs to fight gravity. In your veins, there are little valves that keep the blood from flowing backward.
When these valves get damaged, some blood can flow backward causing the pooling of blood causing the vein to stretch and twist. When this happens to a vein, it’s considered varicose.
For most people, varicose veins are unwanted legart. For others, varicose veins symptoms cause aching pain and discomfort. In this blog, you will learn how to use a sugar scrub to that uses Veins Essential Oil Blend to support your body’s circulatory system.
Veins Sugar Scrub Recipe
Sugar scrubs help remove dead skin to reveal beautiful skin underneath. Along with beautiful skin, this scrubbing action helps stimulate blood flow to the area. This Veins Sugar Scrub Recipe is a double whammy when it comes to supporting your circulatory system.
What I Love About This Varicose Veins Home Remedy
Hey, Katie here, I am an aromatherapist, and I created and regularly use this recipe! Having had two babies and knowing that varicose veins run in my family, I have a high likelihood of having varicose veins.
I can’t see any on the surface of my skin, but I would not be surprised if I’ve already developed some. I’m using this recipe to help support the health of my veins and reduce the likelihood that my legs get creative with vein art.
What’s in the Recipe
This recipe is made with entirely toxin-free ingredients. Here’s the breakdown.
It wouldn’t be a sugar scrub without sugar! Sugar is a gentle exfoliator, perfect to use on the body. It helps to rub away dead skin to reveal beautiful skin underneath.
Fractionated Coconut Oil
Fractionated Coconut oil will help moisturize your legs and dilute the essential oil. If you don’t have this on hand you can replace it with another carrier oil. Some other favorites in sugar scrubs are almond oil and avocado oil.
Veins Essential Oil Blend
This blend uses Cypress, Juniper Berry, and Lemon Essential Oils for varicose veins and to support your circulation. It also smells soooo good!
Things to Remember When Using This Recipe
This recipe is safe for kids aged 2+.
This recipe is not safe to use around cats or dogs.
Avoid using this recipe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
It’s best to use a spoon to get the sugar scrub out of the jar. That way, you’ll prevent water from getting into it, which shortens its shelf life.
Because of the Lemon Essential Oil in this blend, this recipe may be slightly phototoxic. Avoid direct sunlight after using this sugar scrub.
Please note: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Veins Sugar Scrub Recipe
Veins Sugar Scrub
1 cup Sugar
1 tbsp Fractionated Coconut Oil
9 drops Veins Essential Oil Blend
Small sealable container
- In a small bowl mix essential oil and fractionated coconut oil for 30 seconds.
- Pour mixture over sugar and stir until oil and sugar are fully incorporated.
- Store in a sealable container. To use, apply a small amount on wet skin in circular motions to rub off dead skin, promote circulation and reduce the appearance of veins.
We’ve Had Some Amazing Reviews of Our Veins Blend
There are some great before and after pictures in the reviews section of our Veins Essential Oil Blend product page. Let us know your results and if you tried this varicose veins home remedy by tagging us on social media with @fromsimplyearth