50 benefits of using Emu Oil

Emu oil was first used thousands of years ago by the Aborigines of Australia and since has developed across Europe. Learning of its wide benefits, Emu oil in some countries is offered as a luxury gift and given as a sign of health and well-being.

By the end of the 20th century, Emu oil had begun to be widely used in sports, by burn centres and as a natural pain relief. The finding of uses from Emu Oil are vast and in today’s more aware times, why used over-processed, over-formulated, petrochemical and synthetic compounds on your skin when you could be using more natural, more sustainable and some would say far more effective products.

So below to help you get a true understanding of what Emu oil may help with we have listed just 50 of these reasons why Emu Oil is fab to use.


A natural Anti-inflammatory, highly penetrating oil which carries deeper into the body through barrier layers, taking its healing process to where you need it most.


It’s non- comedogenic, which means it will not block your pores causing spots or other irritations.


Its bacterio-static too, which means bacteria can’t grow in it …. Therefore it lasts a long time, it won’t go off.


It contains all natural Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Omega 3, Omega 6, Omega 9, Sapogens (natural skin softeners) and Terpines (known antiseptics).


It is safe to use on adults, children and even your pets.


Being a good emulsifier Emu Oil produces a cream which will not feel oily on your skin or scalp and can be absorbed quickly for maximum benefits.


Arthritis – Has been shown to help reduce the pain and inflammation associated with arthritic conditions.


Muscle Aches – May help reduce inflammation and loosen tight muscles from physical exertion.


Joint Pain – Penetrates deep into the tissues and may help ease and reduce inflammation and pain.


Night Cramps / Growing Pain – Cramps/ Growing pains may be significantly reduced if Emu oil is rubbed into the affected area just before going to sleep at night.


Fibromyalgia – Rubbed into the body and affected areas or taken orally in capsule form, Emu oil works deep within the body assisting painful areas and helping to ease aches and pains.


Migraines/ Headaches – By rubbing the oil onto the temples, Emu oil has been shown to give relief and ease migraines and headaches.


Massage – Physiotherapists, Osteopaths and Chiropractors have used Emu oil in their practises as its deeply penetrating qualities may help soothe and relax tighten muscles.


Medication Carrier – As Emu oil is known and researched for being able to penetrate the skin carrying the oil to where it is needed, it may be used to carry other oil and natural medicines deep into the tissues ( See our Natural Emu Balm with essential oils for maximum pain relief )


Eczema/ Psoriasis / Dermatitis – With natural moisturising properties, Emu Oil helps ease affected area by working deep within the skin layers, softening the skin and easing irritation.


Scarring – Emu oil applied to the scared area may help fade and regenerate new skin cells, helping the scar to heal quicker and have less of a scarred appearance.


Acne – As Emu oil is non-comedogenic it does not block the pores even though it is an oil. It may reduce redness and reduce scarring caused by acne when applied to the affected areas.


Sunburn – Originally used a sunburn relief by the aborigines Emu oil has fabulous moisturising properties and antibacterial properties, cooling and calming the skin. Helping assist to reduce the redness and ease pain caused by sunburn.


Plantar Fasciitis (Policeman Heel) – Emu oil may be rubbed into the affected area to help ease pain and discomfort within the muscles and reduce any inflammation.


Back Pain/ Knee pain/ Shoulder pain – Apply Emu oil to the affected area, it will penetrate deep into the body’s tissues and may help ease pain within the body.


Minor Burns – May helps cool the pain of a burn, ease the affected area and the antibacterial element within the oil help to keep any infection away.


Lacerations – When applied to the area Emu Oil may help with the healing process, ease pain, and is wonderful for preventing and lessening scarring.


Insect Bites – May help reduce the redness, itchiness and irritation cause by bites.


Nails – Applying Emu Oil to the fingernails and toenails may help soften cuticles and increase nail strength and growth over a period of time.


Wrinkles – Emu Oil is a marvellous moisturisers for the face and all over the body. It does appear oily but absorbs quickly into the skin. It can assist in helping plump the skin in thin areas, especially around the eyes therefore reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

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Stretch Marks and Pregnancy – Due to its natural properties Emu oil is safe to use during pregnancy to help with any aches and pains being pregnant may cause. It may also be applied to stretch marks and help skin regenerate and regain some elasticity whilst helping to aid healing and repair any stretch marks that may have occurred.


Face Redness/ Rosacea – Emu oil’s anti-inflammatory properties help to ease and reduce the appearance of redness on the face and moisturise the skin.


Lip Care – Emu oil is a powerful moisturiser and may help ease chapped lips and help them stay moisturised. It is better than using usual lip-balms/ creams due to penetrating within the lips rather than just locking in moisture.


Scrapes and Bruises – Emu oil applied to the affected area will help ease and heal the scrape and bruise pain, assisting it to heal quicker.


Insect Stings – Emu Oil dabbed onto a Bee or wasp sting may give quick pain relief, reduce redness and aid faster healing on the area that has been stung.


Ear Aches – Massaged behind the ear, emu oil may help ease the discomfort and give relief from ear aches.


Nosebleeds – Putting Emu oil onto the nasal tissues may help stop bleeding and repair the damaged area.


Chicken Pox/ Shingles – Emu oil is researched and safe to use on children. It may help relieve the itchiness that is caused by chicken pox, heal the pox and regenerate new skins cells where the pox have formed. It may also help ease the pain and discomfort caused with shingles.


Wind Burn – Emu oil applied to the area may reduce dryness and lesson discomfort.


Irritable Bowel IBS/ Cronhs / Stomach upset – Emu oil taken in capsules form may help ease and lessen discomfort caused from such things as stomach upset and irritable bowel. The help aids reducing inflammation within the bowel and reduce pain.


Stomach Ulcers – Emu oil taken internally by capsule form may help ease and reduce stomach ulcers. As natural anti-inflammatory it is able to work inside out and aid the body with essential fatty acids which your body needs but does not produce naturally.


Dietary Supplement – Emu oil taken internally may help aid your diet and provide your body with natural vitamins and Omegas it may be lacking. Emu oil contains natural fatty acids and these have been shown to highly benefit the skin, hair, muscles and joints.


Dandruff – Emu oil may help moisturise the scalp and relieve itchiness making it less flaky.


Hair Loss – Emu oil may help regenerate skin and hair cells and increase the thickness of thinning hair.


Hair – Spilt ends / Breakages – Using the oil sparingly on the ends of your hair may help reduce split ends and hair breakages. If your hair is naturally greasy then leave the oil in your hair for around 15 minutes and then wash out. If you hair is dry you can get away with leaving the oil in the hair working into the hair cells and help lessen breakages.


Rashes – Emu oil may help ease discomfort, reduce redness and prevent irritation caused by rashes on the body,


Nappy Rash – Emu Oil applied to the child’s nappy rash may help ease inflammation, redness and work deep into the skin to soften and moisturise the baby’s skin.


Cracked Skin – Rubbing generous amounts of Emu Oil into cracked and dry skin can moisturise and soften the area.


Hair Growth – Emu Oil has been known to revive dormant hair follicles leading to possible hair growth and faster hair growth.


Cholesterol Reductions – Scientific studies have shown that taking digestible certified edible Emu oil may help reduce in the level of bad cholesterols in the bloodstream.


Make up Base – Emu oil is great as a pre make up base, use only a small amount on dry skin for a fabulous primer for foundation.


Hand Lotion – Emu oil used as a hand moisturise will soften and moisturise the hands leaving them feeling soft and supple.


Age spots – Apply Emu Oil to age spots each night to help assist with lessening the appearance and regenerate new skin.


Pets Cuts, Scrapes and skin complaints – Apply Emu oil to affected areas of skin on your pets as this may help heal and ease the pain for them.


Pets- Skin conditions and stomach upset – Emu oil may be added to your pet’s food to help with any skin conditions, working from the inside out and may help ease discomfort and ease stomach upset.

So now you have seen just some … well 50 reasons to using Emu Oil as an alternative, just have a think of how man products you can take off your shelf, out of your medicine cabinets and the money you can save by just using one product.

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