4 Ways to use Emu Oil

4 Ways to use Emu Oil

Pure refined emu oil is composed of essential fatty acids, with the largest component being:

Oleic acid – an Omega 9 fatty acid
Linoleic acid – an Omega 6 fatty acid
Linolenic acid – an Omega 3 fatty acid

Due to the high amounts of Omega 369 fatty acids in emu oil, research has shown that pure refined emu oil is naturally anti-inflammatory and possesses emollient properties, which means it may have the ability to heal and restore our skin, hair and joints, as well as our internal gastrointestinal health.

Emu oil has been used for hundreds of years to treat a wide variety of health ailments. Here’s 4 ways you can use emu oil today:

4 Ways to use Emu Oil skincare

1. Treating eczema on your skin

Although there’s no cure-all for eczema, the symptoms can be treated and managed. Topical steroid creams can be prescribed to help relieve eczema symptoms, but they come with their own set of concerns.

Emu oil is an all-natural and chemical free non-steroid based treatment that has been found in studies to improve itching, inflammation, erythema, dry skin and scales associated with eczema. Emu oil is able to penetrate into deeper layers of the skin to delivery more significant results. Emu oil is suitable for sensitive skin and doesn’t clog your pores.

How to use emu oil for your skin: wash the affected area with soap and water, gently towel dry the skin, then immediately apply emu oil to the area. This will help to restore hydration to your skin and reduce eczema symptoms like itching and inflammation.


4 Ways to use Emu Oil muscle aches and pain

2. Soothing arthritis and sore joints through massage

Arthritis is an inflammatory and degenerative disease that can affect joints within the body. There is no cure, however arthritis symptoms can improve with topical application of emu oil. The healthy antioxidants have potent anti-inflammatory effects, and the deep penetration of emu oil into the skin ensures it goes to the swollen joints where it is needed.

Using emu oil can help to alleviate joint pain, tenderness, stiffness and swelling. Using it consistently can improve joint mobility and better performance of your daily activities. Not only that, it can also prevent further damage by preventing scar tissue formation within the joints.

How to use emu oil for your joints: take a small amount of emu oil (a little certainly goes a long way!) and massage gently in circular motions over sore joints and muscles. Repeat this process at least 2-3 times a day for maximum effect.

4 Ways to use Emu Oil scalp care

3. Revitalising damaged hair and dry scalp

The natural healing powers of emu oil has been used on various skin conditions for many generations. However, did you know its use and effectiveness has expanded into hair and scalp treatment? Caring for your hair is just as important as caring for your skin, so by incorporating emu oil into your hair care, you may be able to revitalise dry and damaged hair.

Emu oil’s effectiveness on your hair is due to its highly effective moisturising properties. This is because emu oil contains omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 and vitamins A, D, E, F and K2. It will absorb easily without leaving an oily residue, so your hair should feel smooth and silky.

How to use emu oil for your hair and scalp: apply emu oil directly onto the scalp after shampoo and conditioner. Lightly massage the oil into the scalp and cover the head with a towel. Leave it on for 5-10 minutes before rinsing.


4 Ways to use Emu Oil inner health

4. Boosting your inner health with a spoonful of emu oil

By now, we understand emu oil is a rich source of omega fatty acids, which is essential to your body because it’s something we need but our bodies do not produce naturally. These essential fatty acids have been studied and shown to be highly beneficial to our skin, hair, muscles and joints. It may also help to regulate our mood and settle digestion.

We’ve all heard of ingesting fish oil eating salmon, but if your family is not a fan of oily fish, a spoonful of emu oil can be a great dietary supplement to help the whole family boost their inner health.

How to use emu oil in your diet: prepare your regular breakfast cereal – just the way you like it. Take one spoonful of emu oil and drizzle over the bowl. Stir through gently and serve.


Staying Healthy at Home

staying healthy at home with emu spirit

COVID-19 has turned the world on its head. Normally, spring season signals picnics in the park, spending extra time outdoors and seeing friends and family. This year things are a little different, as citizens around the world are faced with the reality of carrying on everyday routines inside their homes. Staying home is essential for preventing the spread of coronavirus, but the change in routine is leaving many of us in unfamiliar territory. Especially when it comes to looking out for our health, we’ve all had to learn to adapt to the new normal.

In a time where keeping our immunity strong is of utmost importance, here are some top tips for staying healthy during home quarantine.

1. Keep a clean home environment

Staying Healthy at Home with emu spirit

Heading out to pick up groceries or essentials is an inevitable task, but being aware of your risk of exposure outside should be in the back of your mind up until you return home. Reduce the risk of spreading germs at home by:

– Immediately washing your hands with soap for 20 seconds or longer upon each return home

– Cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces daily, such as door knobs, light switches, remotes, kitchen counters, toilets and sinks


2. Stick to a meal schedule

Staying Healthy at Home with emu spirit

A stocked up kitchen and spending most of your waking hours in the same home is a recipe for inconsistent meal times and increased snacking throughout the day. It may be difficult to stick to a regimented meal plan, but by preparing your meals and designating set meal times, this will help to:

– Ensure a well-balanced diet, regulate your consumption and prevent over-indulgence

– Curb the temptation to order take-out food

Tip: incorporate a few drops of pure emu oil into cereal, cold salads and cold juices for an added internal health boost

3. Take care of your mental health

Staying Healthy at Home with emu spirit

It’s easy to become wrapped up in the endless news and information about COVID-19, making you feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed about the state of the times. A healthy state of mind is beneficial to your body, so reducing stress should be an area to focus on.

– Get plenty of sleep

– Give yourself time away from news and social media

– Practice mindfulness and meditation

– Set a time weekly for video chats with friends and family

Tip: studies have shown that ingesting pure emu oil can contribute to substantial improvement in mood regulation and increase mental focus.


4. Keep up your exercise routine

Staying Healthy at Home with emu spirit

While we may not be able to hit the gym, swim in a public pool or participate in group fitness classes, it’s no excuse to drop your exercise routine. Maintaining an active lifestyle is especially hard in confined spaces, but fortunately there are plenty of exercises that can be done at home with little to no equipment. Keep your body moving by:

– Create your own exercise routine by following YouTube fitness videos

– Take a daily walk or jog around your neighbourhood

– Try bodyweight exercises, such as push-ups, pull-ups, wall squats and sit-ups

– Take free exercise classes online run by gyms and fitness instructors

Tip: Sooth sore muscles and joints by massaging Emu Spirit Muscular & Arthritic Rub directly onto problem areas

5. Stay hydrated

Staying Healthy at Home with emu spirit

Keeping check of your water and fluid intake will help to keep your body healthy. Home distractions may get in the way of ensuring you’re drinking enough water, so being mindful of these tips can help you create a hydration habit.

– Use a large bottle to keep track of how much water you should be drinking per day, and pour the water into a glass throughout the day

– Drink a glass of water before and after every meal

– Replacing other drinks like soft drinks or coffee with water

– Try lightly carbonated water with a fruit infusion for some added fun flavour

Tip: Add a few drops of pure emu oil into a cold icy glass of water, and top with lemon juice and mint for a refreshing drink to start or end your day