I use essential oils for aromatherapy as the way help me release stress, headaches and sometimes to even boost my energy when I’m feeling down. They working perfectly and are a great alternative to synthetic OTC medicine.
What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is an ancient healing practice using essential oils and aromas from plants to treat the body, mind, and spirit. Aromatherapy has been used for treating purposes for thousands of years, so there’s no surprise that it’s still being used today.
What is an Essential Oil?
Essential oils are plant oils that can have different effects on the skin. They are often used for their fragrance, skincare and hair care, but it also plays a huge role in aromatherapy and can be used for relaxation, stimulation or balancing of the psyche.
Essential oils can affect the brain and emotions. The physiological benefits depend on the oil chosen. So if you feel like you are lacking confidence, the best oils to help build self esteem are bergamot, orange, grapefruit, jasmine, rosemary and cypress.
Check below for some common remedies and their associated essential oils:
|Aromatic||lavender, mint, rose, orange, eucalyptus|
|Stimulating||eucalyptus, wintergreen, spearmint, birch leaf|
|Healing||chamomile, comfrey, aloe, frankincense, lavender, rosewood|
|Anti-Inflammatory||arnica, azulene, aloe, calendula, chamomile, geranium, lavender, jasmine, cinnamon, tea tree|
|bergamot, cypress, grapefruit, jasmine, orange, rosemary|
|Headache||peppermint, eucalyptus, sandalwood, rosemary|
|Sleep Deprived||lavender, chamomile, jasmine, benzoin, neroli, rose, sandalwood, sweet marjoram, and ylang ylang|
|Depressed||peppermint, chamomile, lavender, and jasmine|
|Memory||sage, basil, cypress, lemon, peppermint, rosemary|
|Pain||lavender, chamomile, clary sage, juniper, eucalyptus, rosemary, and peppermint|
|Irritation||melissa, myrrh, peppermint,|
|Stress||ylang ylang, grapefruit, chamomile, lavender, frankincense|
|Fear||bergamot, chamomile, cedarwood, frankincense, jasmine, Lavender, neroli, patchouli, rose, sandalwood|
When shopping for essential oils for treatment purposes, make sure to search for the therapeutic grade essential oils for the best results.