Sniff your way to a slimmer, healthier you!

You may already know that essential oils can help with everything from headaches and congestion, to upset stomachs. But did you know that they could also be a secret weight loss weapon?

Some essential oils can have a pretty major impact on your mood, which in turn, could help nix the urge to nosh mindlessly. And others could affect things like blood sugar and fat-burning—two things that have a direct impact on weight.

So, which ones work? Here’s a look at five research-backed picks, plus how to give them a try to reap the best results. Incorporate them into your routine, and you just might see slim down progress a little bit sooner.

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