Essential oils are highly concentrated plant extracts used for various medicinal purposes, and they help to heal and relax the body.
You can use essential oils in aromatherapy, which is the practice of inhaling oil fumes to gain beneficial effects. When inhaled, these scent molecules travel to the brain via the olfactory nerve and helps to control the emotional center of the brain. Essential oils can also be applied to the skin and clothes, as they are absorbed through the skin to produce their effects.
Essential oils have been used to treat period pain for ages, and you can benefit from them via aromatherapy or by massaging directly on the abdomen. You can also add a few drops of essential oils to your bath or on sanitary products.
The most common essential oils that help to ease menstrual cramps include lavender oil, tea tree oil, peppermint oil, and Evening Primrose oil.