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.

Stress lowers your resistance and makes you more vulnerable to illness and disease. It can also be mentally crippling.

Aromatherapy is a technique that uses the body’s sense of smell to help boost your mood, relieve stress, energize and encourage better health.

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Essential Oils for Stress Relief

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.

    Anxiety: Lavender, Geranium, Palma rosa, Jonquil, bergamot, Chamomile, Basil, Cypress, Frankincense, Geranium Jasmine, Juniper, Melissa, Neroli, Ylang ylang

    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 find all of the above mentioned essential oils here.

Aromatherapy Stress Relief Blends

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...

  • Patchouli (5 drops)
  • Geranium (20 drops)
  • Bergamot (10 drops)
  • Lavender (5 drops)
  • Ylang ylang (10 drops)

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:

  • Marjoram (9 drops)
  • Lemon (14 drops)

Add the above oils to an aromatherapy diffuser and let the scents work their magic to send you off to a peaceful sleep.

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Reducing Stress and Improving Your Health

Eliminating stress completely from your life is impossible. However, there are ways to manage and reduce it. Whether your stress is mental, emotional, or physical you’ll benefit greatly by following a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and making time for uninterrupted relaxation with aromatherapy pure essential oils.

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.

To download or order the chill meditative CD, click here.

For more information on stress management check out the following links:

Stress Reduction, Stress Relievers

Articles on Stress Management

Aromatherapy for Stress at Work

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