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Feeling a Little Down Asks Abby:

My husband could use some help with sexual performance. We would really like to turn to oils to help us, but we are uncertain which oils to try.

I understand you wanting to turn to natural remedies and believe it or not, Essential Oils can support him; yes, many folks claim, including this particular area!

There are many ways that stress and sex are linked. When a particularly stressful week or two zaps our sex drive or when we successfully use sex to relieve stress, most of us instinctively know this and feel it unmistakably. These instincts are also supported by scientific evidence. Sex can assuage pressure and tension by setting off the arrival of “inspirational” chemicals including oxytocin. These chemicals advance unwinding and can assist with letting sentiments free from uneasiness.

There is a wealth of information out there on this subject.

Lack of (male sexual performance) in men may be caused by physical limitations due to an accident or injury or by psychological factors such as inhibitions, trauma, stress from every day life activities. 

The lack of is often linked to the prostrate needing support. 

If related to psychological trauma or unresolved emotional issues, it may be necessary to deal with these issues before any meaningful progress can be made.

Another reason can be low testosterone level. You can check out for more info and possible treatment options.

There are 2 oils I would recommend trying along with also checking out the various posts on mens health blog, right off the bat, and 1 supplement to support male sexual performance.

The oils would be:

IdahoBlueSpruce Mister


This blend helps to decongest the prostate and promote greater male hormone balance.

It is a blend made up of 7 different oils: Sesame seed oil (carrier oil), Sage, Fennel, Lavender, Myrtle, Yarrow, and Peppermint.

This oil can be diffused, inhaled, or even added to bath water (we recommend adding 2-4 drops to 1/2 cup epsom salt).

You can also apply to the ankle Vita Flex points, lower pelvis, or areas of concern with the help of equipment from Near International.

This oil can also be used with a carrier oil (such as grapeseed oil or coconut oil) in a body massage.

Idaho Blue Spruce

Northwestern Native Americans considered the Idaho blue spruce to be a sacred tree and used it for smudging/purification rites. Spruce leaves, inner bark, gum, and twigs have been used historically by Native Americans for a variety of functions.

This oil is known to induce relaxation and take away stressful feelings.

Just smelling this oil can allow you to release emotional blocks, bringing about a feeling of balance.

You can apply Idaho Blue Spruce to the Vita Flex points, lower pelvis, or areas of concern. No dilution is necessary.

Diffusing this oils for one hour, three times a day can also be beneficial.

You can also add 2 drops to a capsule and take daily as a dietary supplement.

The supplement I would recommend is Prostate Health and Young Living actually carries this gem. I also suggest you to visit a place like for other brand of prostate supplement that offers many health benefits.

This is a fast-acting vegetable-based herbal product formulated with high-quality saw palmetto and pumpkin seed oil to provide support for prostate function and the male glandular system but of course, if you want something more effective, there are lots of bph treatment opportunities now a days.

This is where I would start.

Oils can be a lot of trial and error. Each person is unique and what works for one may not work for another.

Of course, this can be an embarrassing topic, however, if you, or someone you love, needs support in this area, we at Drops of Faith would LOVE to have you try 1, or all of these suggestions out and let us know how it worked for you.
Thanks for reading!

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Abby Wilkey is a trained doula. She has worked alongside a homebirth midwife and also birthed her two boys at home. She is a stay at home wife to a loving paramedic. Abby loves using Young Living essential oils for her family’s health and wellness. In her past time you can find her sipping coffee (with a straw to protect those pearly brights!) or baking homemade bread and donuts! Abby is not a doctor, physician, or chiropractor. Therefore, she cannot treat, diagnose, or prescribe treatment for any issues. What she can do is speak from experience and wisdom while also seeking knowledge through scientific studies and research. 

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