Vanilla Essential Oil Health Benefits
The biggest cause behind our troubles and diseases is oxidation,
which is caused due to free radical or oxidizers. They oxidize living
cells and tissues burning them to death, thus resulting in weakened
immune system, loss of memory, organic and nervous malfunctioning,
gradual loss of vision & hearing, mental instability, macular
degeneration, etc. The antioxidants present in vanilla essential oil
effectively neutralize the free radicals, thereby protecting the body
Vanilla Essential Oil
The sweet aroma of vanilla essential oil improves the mood and
reduces depression. Whether it’s real vanilla or synthetic vanilla or
artificially synthesized Vanillin Hydroxybenzaldehyde, the oil provides a
good aroma that makes a person feel happy and elated. The pleasant and
soothing flavor of vanilla can be used by everyone, ranging from
toddlers to elders, since Vanillin Hydroxybenzaldehyde acts as an
anti-depressant and mood up-lifter.
The anti-carcinogenic properties in vanilla essential oil help in
neutralizing free radicals that are responsible for causing certain
types of cancers like prostrate, colon, etc. Vanilla essential oil also
helps in preventing the growth of cancerous cells.
Vanilla essential oil is known to contain sedative properties that
soothe all types of inflammations and hyperactivity in the body systems.
The oil helps in sedating inflammation caused due to stress, anxiety,
allergy, fever and convulsions.
Vanilla essential oil promotes a good and sound sleep by providing a
calming and relaxing effect to the brain and the nerves. It also helps
in reducing blood pressure, due to its sedative and relaxing properties.
Since it is a powerful antioxidant, vanilla essential oil is used
for skin care as well. A few drops of vanilla oil when added to any face
pack prevent damage of the skin cells, due to the toxic action of
pollutants and toxins.
Sickle Cell Disease
Researches have indicated that vanillin (it gives the vanilla bean
its flavor) helps in protecting red blood cells from forming the sickle
shape which then obstruct blood vessels, thereby treating the sickle
The Essential Oil of Vanilla is extracted by solvent
extraction of a resinous substance obtained from fermented Vanilla
beans. Vanilla Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like
anti oxidant, aphrodisiac, anti carcinogenic, febrifuge, anti
depressant, sedative, tranquilizing and relaxing.