Feeling like there is no possible way you can get some relief for the stress you’re dealing with? Try these 10 essential oils.
Lavender is the essential oil most know for relaxation. It is prized for its calming effects on the body and mind and ability to lessen anxiety, which is a major contributor to stress. You can use this in a diffuser or as a diluted product on your skin to help lessen inflammation.
Chamomile as a tea or an essential oil to help with your sleep. Try some in your diffuser tonight!
Just like the colour, the smell of orange can stimulate your creativeness and helps with keeping the mind sharp during meditation — something known to help ease stress. You can use this oil with a diffuser, or place a drop or two in a cloth and inhale.
Sandalwood is a great way to help relieve anxiety, which can play a huge factor in stress management.
5. Clary Sage
Clary Sage is the best one for stress itself thats because Clary Sage is known to have sedative qualities – so use with caution!
Lemon is a big mood uplifter and helps to combat stress with an overall feeling of more joy and dopamine push.
Bergamot is one of the best essential oils to use in a diffuser. It’s calm and earthy tones can really help bring you into a state of feeling grounded. You can inhale the soothing scent multiple ways: 1) by sprinkling a drop or two of the oil onto a cloth or tissue or 2) using an aromatherapy diffuser.
Rose is one of the most versatile things we encounter but never really use for all of it’s abilities. Rose can help stimulate you in many different ways. Drinking Rose tea can help open up your heart charka, bringing more love into your life and helping you combat those stressful thoughts you deal with on a daily basis. Using it in a diffuser can enrich your house with the sweet smell, or simply just diluting it and applying some on the skin can be beneficial.
Jasmine has been known to help combat depression. There have been studied conducted that when one inhales Jasmine, they see a significant decrease in negative emotions.
Last but not least, ylang-ylang, a popular amongst essential oil enthusiasts. According to VeryWell Mind, “Although ylang-ylang can be relaxing, don’t use it before an exam. One study comparing ylang-ylang aroma with peppermint aroma found that while peppermint enhanced memory, ylang-ylang caused calmness but impaired memory and lengthened processing speed.”
DISCLAIMER: Please see your doctor before using. This is not medical advice and does not replace the need for a professional opinion.