Keep in mind that water weight is different than fat storage. When your body gains fat, it deposits the fat somewhere on the body to store for later use. Often, the fat storage occurs on the belly, butt, and thighs. The only way to get rid of fat is by burning through it and using it for energy.
But, water weight is when excess fluid is collected in the body. Losing water weight is a loss of fluid through urination or sweat.
The body naturally has a high percentage of water, which is normal for healthy living. Sometimes, it may happen that the body holds on to too much fluid, which results in the tissues absorbing and holding onto too much water.
It is similar to when a towel gets wet… a wet towel is heavier compared to a dry towel. When your body loses excess water weight, then it will naturally be a little lighter.
A note of caution: You don’t want to lose too much water weight, because dehydration can occur. It is very, very important that you are drinking enough water to support your body. Water is an essential element for all of the major organs in your body.
So, it is better to focus on strategies that will burn fat instead of only focusing on water weight loss. But, there are certain situations when essential oils can be beneficial to reduce excess water weight.
There are several essential oils that act as a natural diuretic, which means that they can help to get rid of excess water weight. Those essential oils include: