The health benefits of Vanilla Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties as an antioxidant, aphrodisiac, febrifuge, antidepressant, sedative, tranquilizing and relaxing substance.
.Health Benefits of Vanilla Essential Oil
Antioxidant: The antioxidant property of vanilla essential oil neutralizes free radicals and protects the body from wear and tear, infections. It also repairs the damage already done to the body and stimulates repair.
Aphrodisiac: A systematic administration of vanilla essential oil to patients suffering from impotence, erectile dysfunction, frigidity, or loss of libido can relieve them of their problems. This oil stimulates the secretion of certain hormones like testosterone and estrogen which help bring about normal sexual behavior and promotes sexual arousal.
Febrifuge: Vanilla essential oil can effectively reduce fevers by fighting infections. Being a sedative, it also reduces inflammation from fevers, so it is also considered an antiphlogistic.
Antidepressant: Vanillin Hydroxybenzaldehyde, a component of vanilla essential oil, is an effective antidepressant and mood lifter.
Sedative: It soothes all types of inflammation and hyperactivity in the systems of the body, including the respiratory, circulatory, digestive, nervous and excretory systems. It reduces inflammation stemming from fever, as well as convulsions, anxiety, stress, and hypersensitivity to allergens.
Relaxing: This oil has a relaxing and calming effect on the brain and the nerves that provides relief from anxiety, anger, and restlessness.
Tranquilizing: . It lowers blood pressure and has a tranquilizing effect on the brain that makes it hard to keep your eyelids open.
Blending: The essential oil of vanilla blends well with the essential oils of Orange, Lemon, Neroli, Jojoba, Chamomile, Lavender and Sandal Wood."