Aromatherapy Stress Relief
Are you stressed? Aromatherapy can be a tremendous help in stress relief. We are all faced with stress at some point in our lives. Controlling it is crucial to your overall health and well being.
Aromatherapy is a technique that uses the body’s sense of smell to help boost your mood, relieve stress, energize and encourage better health.
Below are essential oils helpful in the relief of certain stress related problems. Try adding a few drops of a related essential oil to a cotton ball and inhaling.
Depression/Guilt: Jasmine, Geranium, Lavender, Bergamot, Neroli, Nutmeg, Clary sage, Grapefruit, Sandalwood, Ylang ylang, Rose, Vetiver
Helplessness: Grapefruit, Rosemary, Lavender, Pettigraine, Neroli
Insomnia/Restlessness: Marjoram, Lemon, Vetiver, Valerian, Rose, Sandalwood, Chamomile, Neroli, Ylang ylang
Irritability/Nervous Tension: Sandalwood, Pettigraine, Clary sage, Lavender, Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Frankincense, Palma rosa, Vetiver, Jasmine, Ylang ylang
Tiredness/Exhaustion: Peppermint, Rosemary, Jasmine, Basil, Cinnamon, Lemon, Clary sage, Lavender, Nutmeg, Sandalwood, Rose, Vetiver, Geranium
You can try the following aromatherapy blend to relieve the mental fatigue you might experience after a long day at work or when you’re just plain tired of thinking and want to drift away to a peaceful place...
Mix the above oils in 5 ounces of Sweet Almond carrier oil. Add it to your hot bath and relax. It’s also great as a massage blend.
Counting sheep and still can’t sleep? If you’re suffering from stress related insomnia try this essential oil blend:
Add the above oils to an aromatherapy diffuser and let the scents work their magic to send you off to a peaceful sleep.
By denying us the ability to experience deep, restful relaxation, stress can inhibit many of our natural healing responses. Chill is a meditative product that uses vibrational sounds to gradually guide brainwave states to deeper levels of relaxation, where the neural chemicals that help heal stress-related damage are released, and the mind can enter a meditative state.
The therapies employed in Chill can even change the way your brain process stress.
For more information on stress management check out the following links:
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