The people around you aren’t stressed out in a fast paced, high energy world? You’re feeling stress from work, school, family, friends or relationships, it’s everywhere. But we are lucky that essential oils can be an efficient way to ease your tension and stress.
Essential Oils: Essential oils have so many advantages; have a positive impact on your health including wonderful smell. If you aren’t clear what actually they are, essential oils are organic compounds that have been extracted from plants and are said to have a number of curing capacity. Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils, better for healing purposes which can include physical, mental and emotional health.
Healing plant oils have been used for over thousands years by many different races, cultures. They have a mentionable number of benefits and uses including relaxation and stress reduction, natural body care, natural home cleaning as well as for natural medicine as directed by a qualified provider.
One drop of an essential oil is extremely concentrated. They are normally produced through a process of distillation and have been extracted directly from a plant or tree. A little runs a long way when applying these oils.
Apply Essential Oils:
1. Aromatically – Go through the process of diffusion in order to defuse the essential oil into the air. Inhalation of these oils is thought to be absorbed by the bloodstream. You will not only be benefitted physically but also you can enjoy a great smelling house.
- Body Care – Homemade body care is an effective way to add an oil to your daily routine. The oils are added into these products and absorbed by the skin when used topically. Homemade products can include dental care as well as lip balm, body lotions, shampoo and conditioner and more.
- Ingestion – You should be more cautious when using the ingestion of these oils and you are suggested to use only with the guidance of a qualified practitioner. You can add some oils like lemon, frankincense, peppermint and oregano with water but should be diluted.
Helpful For Stress Reduction: There are many uses of essential oils, you can enjoy a peaceful environment in your own home. Additionally, it spreads a calming smell, relaxing scent when you enter your home. This will surely comfort you and make you stress free.
Nearly 10 drops of each oil in your diffuser with water is enough. You may decide a stronger or lighter scent so some experimenting may be needed. I will inspire you purchasing high quality brand. There can find many but among all Rocky Mountain Oils, DoTerra and Auracacia are well known as wonderful brands. Make sure when purchasing any of these oils the ingredient list is ONLY the oil you are wanting to use without carrier oils included.
Some most applied favorite essential oil combinations:
Lavender and Grapefruit
Lavender – Soothes and calms an over stimulated nervous system and tackles everyday stress and tension.
Grapefruit – Promotes balance from everyday mental fatigue, tension, and stress while also escaping feelings of tiredness due to jet lag.
Lavender and Orange
Lavender – Soothes and calms an over stimulated nervous system and balance everyday stress and tension.
Orange – Orange Essential Oil gives a calming yet joyful effect; it helps to clean stagnant thoughts, minimizes nervousness and tension, and strengthens focus.
Ylang Ylang and Lavendar
Ylang Ylang – Soothe the mind and calm the nervous system and lessen mental fatigue.
Lavender – Soothes and calms a stimulated nervous system and balance everyday stress and tension.
Frankincense and Pine
Frainkincense – The warm oil not only develops a healthy immune system, it also supports digestive function, helping to relieve bloat in the abdomen, while promoting healthy urinary and respiratory systems.
Pine – Encouraging positive and calming emotions.
Ylang Ylang and Cinnamon
Ylang Ylang – Soothe your mind and calm the nervous system and reduce mental fatigue.
Cinnamon – Promotes healthy blood sugar levels, enhance the efficacy of other essential oils and sustain a healthy, balanced endocrine system.