Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Heal Your Mind, Body, Spirit

Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a type of alternative medicine that uses essential oils (and overall the power of smell) to enhance your well-being, and balance your mind, body, and spirit. Most commonly, this done through smell, or topical application of the oils to the skin. Different oils have different uses, and benefits. For example, essential oils can be used to improve sleep quality, uplift mood, increase energy, reduce anxiety or depression, provide pain relief, reduce inflammation, and more. So yes they can tend to both physical ailments and emotional well-being! That’s why they’re such an effective self care tool.

Essential Oils and Well-being Benefits

Mood boosting – sweet orange, peppermint, grapefruit, lemon

Mental clarity – rosemary, juniper berry, clary sage, basil, lemon

Calming/Reduce anxiety – lavender, chamomile, ylang ylang, bergamot

Stress relief – rose, lavender, jasmine, cedar wood,

Cleansing – peppermint, tea tree, eucalyptus, clary sage

Grounding – frankincense, sandalwood, cardamom, myrrh, patchouli

Anti-bacterial – tea tree, grapefruit, cinnamon, eucalyptus, thyme, lemon

Anti-inflammatory – peppermint, spruce, lavender, bergamot