Essential oils in your pool – real benefits?
Essential oils are a great way to enjoy the health benefits of aromatherapy, and they can also help your pool water smell better. Essential oils are often used to relax and reduce stress, making them ideal for use during a good bath or shower. However, essential oils can be harmful if not used correctly.
While essential oils can be beneficial for health and relaxation, they also have their drawbacks.
Essential oils are available in many forms, including candles and diffusers. They can also be added to water to evaporate into the air. The essential oils used in this case have a similar effect on your health as when inhaled. However, it is important to note that essential oils should not be used in swimming pools as they can discolour the water and cause skin irritation.
One of the main disadvantages of using essential oils in your pool is that any chemical imbalance can lead to lung irritation or an allergic reaction.
One of the main drawbacks of using essential oils in your pool is that any chemical imbalance can lead to lung irritation or an allergic reaction. If you suffer from asthma or other respiratory problems, you should avoid using essential oils in your pool. You should also consult a doctor if you have never used essential oils before, especially if you have a condition such as eczema or psoriasis.
The hormonal effects of eucalyptus oil can cause hormonal imbalances and menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes if applied too often or too close to the groin area.
Excessive use of oils in your pool is not healthy for your lungs and airways.
It is important to keep the oils in your pool to a minimum. Use only the recommended amount of essential oils and make sure you use the right type of oil for your pool. For example, some oils may be safe for the skin but not for the lungs or airways.
If you use essential oils in your pool, make sure they are thoroughly mixed with the water before entering the pool area. Make sure that no part of the mixture gets on you or anyone else before entering the water, as it could be dangerous if swallowed.
Do not use more than a few drops at a time, as too much may cause eye irritation or even hormonal problems.
When using essential oils, it is important to keep in mind that they can be toxic if not used properly. Always consult a doctor before using them if you are pregnant or have a history of hormonal disorders. Do not use more than a few drops at a time, as too much can cause eye irritation or even hormonal problems.
While your pool may smell of lavender and eucalyptus, there are also many drawbacks. If you want to try using essential oils in your pool, keep the amount low and use them sparingly.