Need dinner in a pinch? Garlic chicken with fresh herbs and essential oils is perfect for a family meal!

 

Garlic Chicken with Essential oilsThis flavorful packed dish is an easy and quick weeknight meal.

If you have chronic pain and inflammation on your body, garlic chicken with herbs and essential oils are great for you because I used fresh herbs and essential oils for reducing inflammation.

 

Chronic pain and inflammation are a natural part of the body’s immune response, chronic inflammation can be by damaging to the body.

 

Chronic pain and inflammation are commonly linked to long-term health problems like autoimmune disease, osteoarthritis, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, and more.  Lifestyle factors such as poor diet, lack of exercise, and high-stress levels can contribute to chronic pain and inflammation as well.

 

While chronic inflammation may not seem like a big deal, it can lead to some serious health problems including:

  • increase risk for heart disease
  • high blood sugar and increased insulin resistance
  • chronic lung and respiratory problems
  • increased bone loss and lack of bone growth
  • sleep problems and unstable mood
  • increased risk for certain kinds of cancer

 

If left untreated, chronic inflammation can also cause damage to your tissues and internal organs which may contribute to a wide range of symptoms such as accelerated aging, blurry vision, stiff and aching joints, cognitive decline, and slow metabolism.

 

So, what can you do to reduce chronic inflammation?

 

It’s all about eating healthy, whole foods and healing with doTerra essential oils that naturally fight inflammations.

 

Ancient Greek physician, Hippocrates (400 B.C) who is the Father of Medicine advises our food should be our natural medicine, and our medicine should be our food

I believed you agreed with Hippocrates’s philosophy, right??

In addition, Hippocrates used a wide range of essential oils derived from medicinal plants to restore health.

 

Thus, in the garlic chicken’s recipe, you will find  the herbs and essential oils:

Rosemary Herb

Rosemary herb is a fragrant evergreen herb native to Mediterranean. Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which are thought to help boost the immune system and improve blood circulation.

The Rosemary Essential Oil is also pretty adept at treating problems of indigestion, constipation, stomach cramps, bloating and relieving flatulence. Rosemary works as a fantastic detoxifier for our liver.

In cooking, rosemary is used as a seasoning in a variety of dishes, such as soups, casseroles, salads, and stews. Use rosemary with chicken and other poultry, game, lamb, pork, steaks, and fish, especially oily fish.

 

Thyme Herb

Thyme is a herb from the mint family that you probably recognize from your spice set. Thyme range of use is impressive, and it has over 400 subspecies.

Ancient Egyptians used it in their embalming practices, while ancient Greeks used it as incense.

Thyme has a wide range of medicinal and home uses, owing to its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. Its active compound, thymol, is used in personal hygiene and home sanitizing products.

Thyme is also beneficial in aromatherapy, providing relief from respiratory ailments and stimulating immune and circulatory responses.

In holistic medicine, thyme essential oil can be used diluted in compounds to relieve, heal infections of the skin and mouth, naturally repel insects and benefits of the immune system and health

 

Ginger Essential Oil

Widely known for adding spice and flavor to many popular dishes, the ginger root has a variety of benefits and uses that reach far beyond the culinary realm.

Taken from the underground stem of the ginger plant, Ginger essential oil has warming and soothing properties that make it useful in everyday life.

Taken internally, doTERRA Ginger oil can be used to ease occasional nausea and aid in digestion. With a spicy, fresh aroma, it works well in a variety of diffuser blends. Ginger oil can also substitute for ginger flavoring in your favorite recipes.  Giger oil has a soothing and calming effect.

 

Turmeric Essential Oil

Turmeric oil is derived from turmeric, which is well-known for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial, anti-malarial, antitumor, anti-proliferative, anti-protozoal and anti-aging properties. 

Turmeric essential oil is an extremely impressive natural health agent just like its source — one that appears to have some of the most promising anti-cancer effects around. 

Turmeric health benefits are truly amazing, ranging from working as a potential cancer-fighting food to essential oil for depression.

Here are some of the most impressive ways’ turmeric essential oil can improve your health or the health of someone you know.

  • Helps Fight Colon Cancer
  • Helps Prevent Neurologic Diseases
  • Aids in Reducing Arthritis and Joint Issues 
  • Improves Liver Health
  • May Reduce Some Leukemia Cells
  • Relieves Depression and Anxiety
  • Improves the Common Cold
  • Boosts Skin Health

Read more >> Aromatherapy and Essential Oils for Beginner’s Guide

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To learn more about doTERRA essential oils, please check out my essential oils page on my website. Please  <<  CLICK HERE  >>

 

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To Your Health Longevity & Vitality,

Jesslyn Lim

Integrative Nutrition & Life Coach

Aromatherapist

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