109: How to Use Essential Oils for Hormone Balance

by Erica Jones MHS


Whether it’s period issues, hot flashes, acne, anxiety, brain fog or full blown adrenal fatigue, essential oils can help. In this episode, I am diving into the best essential oils for hormone balance. Hormone imbalances are super common among women. Oftentimes, the medical system starts with synthetic medications. Today, I want to shed light on the power of plants and how they can be highly effective for a number of hormone challenges that women face. 

Essential oils are versatile, safe, cost-effective, potent, easy to use, and accessible. Here are my 7 favorite essential oils for female hormone balance. 

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  1. Fennel: Irregular cycle, PMS, cramps, milk supply, menopause and perimenopause 
  2. Ylang Ylang: Low libido, stress, hormone imbalance
  3. Rose: Painful periods, cycle irregularity, low libido 
  4. Clary Sage: Period cramps, hot flashes, insomnia (avoid while pregnant)
  5. Frankincense: Thyroid dysregulation, overall cellular health for hormone support
  6. Rosemary: Mental fatigue & adrenal support, hair loss (can often be hormonal)
  7. Basil: Amenorrhea, adrenal support, mental fatigue

How Best to Use:

  • Topical is ideal for getting oils into the system – use a carrier oil for best results. 
  • Diffusing or palm inhalation works well for things like stress and mental fatigue 
  • You can use oils internally, but make sure to do your research and make sure that they are high-quality 

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Meet Erica Jones, MHS

Hi there! I'm Erica Jones, MHS.
I'm a mom to 4 amazing little kids, wife to an incredibly talented doctor and I’ve been doing this “healthy lifestyle” thing for over a decade. I’m super passionate about essential oils, health, wellness and making natural living easy. I’m so grateful to be living my BEST life and I'm here to help YOU live yours.

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