Video Transcript: How to Make Essential Oil Suppositories
Dee Dee Delkamp of the Optimal Health Center explains the many benefits of using essential oil suppositories and demonstrates how to make them.
"Hi, I'm Dee Dee Delkamp of the Optimal Health Center and Network and today we're going to talk about essential oils and the use of essential oils and other therapeutic aids in the colon. We started using essential oils here at our alternative health clinic for a variety of different reasons. It is scientifically proven that the colon is a highly absorbable organ for therapeutic agents; the colon absorbs things very readily. Because of this, we decided to use essential oils in the colon.
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One of the ways that we use the essential oils is in suppositories. We use an ice cube tray that I found at a local grocery store and we now have them available here at the www.optimalhealthnetwork.com. They work perfectly for insertion into the colon because they have a rounded opening and they pop the suppositories out easily.
We use coconut oil to make the suppositories and essential oils. (Any oil such as avocado or butter that solidifies in a freezer can be used.) Today, we are using Peppermint and Roman Chamomile.
A suppository is quickly and efficiently absorbed into the colon. The oils used in a suppository with coconut oil can address most any ailment. The suppository will be absorbed very quickly and efficiently in the colon, even better than through the digestive system because some people have a really compromised digestive system. When you take a supplement, it might not be as effective because your digestive system's not working correctly and it's fighting to really absorb the therapeutic agents into the body. With essential oil suppositories, you are delivering the plants in a really efficient way.
Use the rounded ice cube tray because you can just pop the suppository right out using the rubber on the bottom. Use melted extra virgin, unrefined coconut oil. In the cooler months, you may want to run your coconut oil under hot water to melt it.
We're going to pour the ice cube section halfway full with coconut oil and then we're going to put it into the freezer for a couple of hours, half full.
(1-2 hours later)
After a couple hours, we're going to remove the ice cube tray. It is about half full of coconut oil right now. We’re going to place our essential oil drops into the top of that half full section. Between 2 and 5 drops per oil is what I use. We can create an individualized blend for your unique health needs.
Today, we are using the peppermint and the chamomile; these are the two we use a lot for constipation; they works really well. We've been using smaller versions of this with children, which also work out very well.
Once we have the essential oil on top of the coconut oil, we will then fill up the rest of the section with coconut oil. You can make a variety of these ahead of time. You can fill your whole ice cube tray so it's already to go for each day that you want to use a suppository. Put that in the freezer for a couple more hours…
(1-2 hours later)
And then, when you take your ice cube tray out, the suppository will be fully solid. You just pop it right out of the tray. Notice how the rounded edges will make for easy insertion into the anus. Also, the suppository is self-lubricating because as soon as this starts to touch a warm area of the body, it starts to melt, so it's very easy to insert; it goes in the rectum very well. Now, you just slide it right in the body and it starts to melt quickly in the body and you don't even really notice it. The essential oils then start to absorb right into the colon walls.
Like I said, essential oils can be used for a variety of different things; we've used them for hemorrhoids, anal fissures, constipation, IBS, high blood pressure, weight loss, almost anything you can think of there's an essential oil combination for it!"
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