Posted by Pam Stanfield on Sep 25th 2019
Feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed? Out of the five senses, smell is extremely powerful. Essential oils probably won't cure your emotional issues but they can help uplift your spirits. Much better than taking a pill.
Below are six essential oils that can possibly help you with stress and anxiety. You can use these oils in your diffuser, make into a perfume or put a few drops inside the palms of your hands, rub together, then deeply inhale through your nose. You can even simmer 10-20 drops of oils into a few cups of warm water on top of the stove and glide through the kitchen while doing your daily chores. Ok, here we go.
My favorite. It has a bright, citrus scent. Studies are showing bergamot helps increase naturally occurring substances such as serotonin and dopamine which promote a sense of well being. Known to help with depression.
Promotes a calm state of being. Helps many people relax into a better sleep. It's also great for burns.
Can help with stress, lift moods of depression, promote more alertness,. Great before taking a test or exam.
Is known to be sedating, so excellent for relief from stress and anxiety. Has many strong properties for psychological benefits.
An uplifting scent used in many bath and body products and air fresheners. The bright, citrus scent can instantly lift a stressed out mood. Studies have shown lemon can reduce certain stress hormones.
A lot of people drink chamomile tea to help calm the nerves, why not inhale the oil? Another wonderful oil to help make a bad day better and reduce some of your anxiety.
Go out and make it a stress free day!
Pam Stanfield ~ Pam's Back to Nature