Many plant essences can help to bring on a calm, relaxed state of mind. Aromatherapy is simple to do: just a dip cotton in the essences and inhale. A mixture of lavender, geranium, and patchouli relieves tension and anxiety; chamomile and melissa act as antispasmodics and nerve sedatives.
Essential Oils For Stress-Related Problems
Anger, Anxiety: Basil, bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, hyssop, jasmine, juniper, lavender, marjoram, melissa, neroli, ylang-ylang
Depression: Basil, clary sage, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, melissa, neroli, rose, sandalwood, vetiver, ylang-ylang
Insomnia: Basil, chamomile, lavender, mandarin, marjoram, melissa, neroli, petitgrain, rose, sandalwood, thyme, ylang-ylang
Nervous Exhaustion: Basil, cinnamon, citronella, coriander, ginger, grapefruit, hyssop, jasmine, lavender, lemon grass, peppermint, nutmeg, rosemary, ylang-ylang
Nervous Tension: Basil, bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, cinnamon, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, marjoram, melissa, neroli, palmarosa, rosemary, vetiver, ylang-ylang
Bath or sauna - Put 5 drops of Chamomile, 3 drops of Geranium, 5 drops of Lavender, and 2 drops of Lemon into a warm bath or sauna, and soothe away the stress of the day.
Body splash - Put 3 drops of Chamomile, 2 drops of Geranium, 3 drops of Lavender, and 2 drops of Lemon into a cup of water. Put the blend into a spray bottle and occasionally spritz yourself during the day to calm yourself down and get back in control.
Diffuser – Put 5 drops EACH of Ylang Ylang, Orange, and Patchouli into a diffuser.
Essential Oil Blend For Stress
The following mix is useful for relaxing body aches and other pain associated with stress.
20 drops lavender oil10 drops rosemary oil10 drops black pepper oil5 drops peppermint oil
5 drops cypress oil
Add the ingredients to the entire bottle of Basic Massage Oil. Shake well to mix.When you are mentally exhausted and sick of thinking, the following blend will allow you to fade far away, relax your mind, and forget the world for a while.
10 drops bergamot oil20 drops geranium oil10 drops ylang-ylang oil5 drops frankincense oil
5 drops cedarwood oil
Add the ingredients to the entire bottle of Basic Massage Oil. Shake well to mix