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“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray
Usually, I don’t experience a case of the Mondays.
But, there was something about Monday.
Not sure what it was. But, just about everyone I spoke to that day expressed they were feeling it.
Even one of my good friends whose demeanor is almost always cheery shook her head when she saw me and grumbled, “Yeah, I’m having one of those days.”
Something about that Monday. Maybe it’s the incessant talk of politics, the spotting of evil clowns all over the country or the looming Hurricane.
There is a certain correlation between the scent of essential oils and the moods they create.
Did ya know? Essential oils are made up of tiny molecules that when inhaled travel to the top of the nasal cavity where tiny receptors send signals to the limbic system. The limbic system just happens to be the emotional center and is partly responsible for our emotional reactions and mood fluctuations.
So when you’re just looking for a little pick me up–name that movie!–grab one of these essential oils and sniff away:
It’s no surprise this is called the King of Oils! Diffuse to uplift mood and combat depression, stress and anxiety.
Dab a drop or two behind your ears and on your wrists to help eliminate anxiety and bring you calm.
To help calm your mind and emotions after a long day, as well as relax your body, dab ylang ylang onto a tissue and breathe in the magic.
Use as an aromatherapy treatment or topically on the skin as a natural remedy for stress, depression, and anxiety.
To relax and lift your mood, diffuse orange oil or inhale.
Diffuse 20 minutes per day to ease tension and promote relaxation.
There are 100 reasons I’m excited about essential oils and learning more about them and their benefits. Aside from these 6, I’m finding Tea Tree Oil to be versatile and helpful in kid ailments from ingrown toenails & warts to keeping that icky yicky lice away! As I learn, I will share with you my loves!
Learn more about using essential oils safely.
Which essential oils are you in love with and why?