Product Spotlight:DiGize

DIGIZE.pngThis proprietary blend contains Tarragon, Ginger, Peppermint, Juniper, Fennel, Lemongrass, Anise, and Patchouli essential oils. These oils come together to form a blend that can provide support for your digestive system. It may not be my favorite smelling oil, but I’m so happy to have it when tummy trouble hits.

Found in Young Living’s Premium Starter Kit, the oils found in DiGize contain the naturally occurring constituents menthol (Peppermint), citrol (Lemongrass), and zingiberene (Ginger). It may help with upset/sour stomach, with occassional syptoms such as gas, bloating, pressure, or fullness, promote healthy bowel function, and alleviate nausea.

  • According to The University of Maryland Medical Center  Peppermint can soothe an upset stomach or aid digestion. There has been some research done on Peppermint oil, with one study* finding that peppermint oil was effective for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.
  • According to another study* Lemongrass has been shown to act as an antidiarrheal
  • There have been several controlled studies* where ginger was reported to be generally effective as an antiemetic (anti-nausua, anti-vomiting).

Here are some tips and uses for DiGize essential oil*:

  • Does your dog eat things they shouldn’t? Diluted DiGize on their belly can help ease stomach upset (Always consult your vet).
  • Put 1-2 drops each of DiGize and Peppermint on a cotton ball and attach it to your air vent in the car for a comfortable road trip.
  • Combine 2-3 drops with carrier oil and rub on your abdomen in a circular motion around your belly button.
  • Place a drop behind each ear to help alleviate nausea.

I want to hear from you! Share your tips and experiences with DiGize in the comments below!

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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*Effect of fibre, antispasmodics, and peppermint oil in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Ford AC1, Talley NJ, Spiegel BM, Foxx-Orenstein AE, Schiller L, Quigley EM, Moayyedi P.

*ANTIDIARRHOEAL ACTIVITY OF CYMBOPOGON CITRATUS AND ITS MAIN CONSTITUENT, CITRAL Vareishang Tangpu and Arun K. Yadav

*(Aikins Murphy 1998; Ernst and Pittler 2000; Jewell and Young 2000, 2002, 2003; Langmead and Rampton 2001; Dupuis and Nathan 2003; Boone and Shields 2005; Borrelli et al. 2005; Bryer 2005; Mahesh, Perumal, and Pandi 2005; Chaiyakunapruk et al. 2006; Thompson and Potter 2006; Quimby 2007)

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