Aromatherapy is using essential oil to boost health and even improve moods. Because essential oils come straight from natural things such as flowers and plants, they are very potent. When it comes to oils, a little really does go a long way to provide many health benefits. There are tons of different symptoms, ailments and diseases that essential oils can help treat.
Anxiety and stress can be reduced and relieved aromatherapy. (Click here to learn how aromatherapy works.*******) Relax and unwind without the harmful side effects and addiction of anxiety medication. In the United States as well as many countries there are many people who experience anxiety or are under stress. Many can't find any time to take some time away and to relax after a hard day at work or an hour of bumper to bumper traffic.
It's important to relieve stress because after so long, it can really take a toll on your body, mind and spirit. Then this gets passed along to those you deal with on a daily basis. Many experience stress even when there's nothing to be worried about. People are quick to turn to drugs and medicines such as Xanax and Valium. These help create a calm feeling but can be as addictive as heroin and marijuana. Some side effects include dizziness, loss of memory, hip fractures, and inability to think clearly. Since these medications are addictive, the withdrawal symptoms include severe anxiety. It could make your stress level worse than it was before taking the medicine. Plus the medications aren't getting to the root of the problem.
Research and studies have shown that people who applied or inhaled bergamot oil before going into surgery, had less anxiety. Orange, lavender, and citrus oils have been proven to improve moods and help calm nerves. The top essential oils for dealing with stress and anxiety are lavender, bergamot, rose, orange, lemon, sandalwood, roman chamomile, clary sage, ylang ylang and geranium.
There are tons of different ways you can use these oils:
Applying the oil directly to the skin (make sure the oil is diluted with a carrier oil)
Inhaling the oil by putting a few drops in hot water
Use the oil in a massage
Combine the oils with lotion, soaps, and other body care products that are free of toxins and chemicals. We have some products you'll love. Click here to learn about our 100% therapeutic essential oils lavender shampoo and body wash.******Also click here for our peppermint oil version.*******