Why You Should Apply Oil To Your Belly Button

Natural oils help us overcome any health problems. These oils can be applied anywhere on the skin and play an important role on our everyday mood, health and spirituality.

Oils can be applied anywhere on the skin. I’ve just always been told to refrain from using coconut oil on your face because it can clog your pores.

Here are some great benefits of applying oils to the belly button-

Moisturizes skin- Oils are amazing for moisturizing the skin. They work on areas that you usually forget all about like your belly button and stomach. This is really helpful in the winter when the air is dry. These oils work the best for moisturizers when you are fresh out of the shower or the bathtub. To moisturize your stomach, use coconut or avocado oil in and around your belly button, you can also use a cotton swab and oil to remove dirt and dead skin.


Removes dirt- It can be easy to forget about your belly button, But it’s really embarrassing if its dirty, so you should clean it regularly. Use a cotton swab and light oils like jojoba, safflower, and grape seed. These oils will loosen up dead skin and dirt, making it easier to remove.

Cures infection- Since the belly button can get dirty so easily, it’s the perfect home for bacteria and fungi. An infection can easliy develop of it is left over time. With the right oils, you can kill an infection. Tea tree oil is the best choice because it has powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties. Another option is mustard oil which also has bacteria-fighting abilities. To use, add three drops to one teaspoon coconut oil, another anti-bacterial. Apply it to your belly button once or twice a day until the infection heals.


Decreases menstrual pain- If you’re tired of dealing with painful periods, simply apply diluted essential oils to your belly button. Try rejuvenating essential oils like peppermint, cypress and ginger. Massage the blend into your tummy to get rid of those cramps.

Treats stomach ache- Using these oils on your belly button can decrease stomach pain. This will help from conditions like indigestion, food poisoning, diarrhea and bloating. Use essential oils like peppermint or ginger essential oils. But, don’t forget to dilute them in another oil first. These options will provide extra relief for your stomach issues.

Improves fertility- It’s no mystery that the belly button is connected to fertility. After all, your belly button once connected you to your mother! Adding oils to this spot can increase a man or woman’s fertility. A carrier oil with guava leaf, juniper or clary sage essential oils will help. Your hormones will stay regulated and this will increase your chances of conceiving. Sandalwood or ylang ylang are a few more great oils to use for this.

Balances the Naval Chakra-
In Ayurveda, the Naval Chakra is a major source of energy and imagination. It is home to your biggest dreams, fantasies, and goals. You also need to keep your naval balanced if you want to connect with your creativity. According to Ayurveda, you can use grapeseed oil to balance the naval. Place a few drops in your belly button and massage. Sandalwood, rosewood, and ylang-ylang essential oils can be added for even more benefits. Do this once a week to help your creative energy shine.

Try these out and let me know what you think!
Love & Light,

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