How aromatherapy relieves your mind

Aromatherapy is a powerful healing technique that utilizes the ancient practices of using essential oils to help relieve stress and have a therapeutic effect on the mind and the body. By deeply inhaling the scent of an essential oil you can feel instant relief, clarity of mind and assertiveness. Everyone can make use of the prowess of essential oils, the best way to get started is to get some scented candles and place them where you like to relax, especially in the bedrooms. If you are applying the oil directly onto your skin, apply them in diluted form. Here is how essential oils have a therapeutic and healing effect.

Lowers stress

 

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Fast paced life, work and responsibilities can easily put anyone under pressure and stress, essential oils like lavender, sandalwood, rose and peppermint oil are very healing. Aromatherapy works by inhaling the scent of the oils, inhaling for few minutes and then deeply exhaling. The best oils to calm and soothe the mind are rose, lavender, chamomile, lemon, cinnamon, rosewood and Ylang Ylang.

Increase your energy

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Do you always feel exhausted? Aromatherapy can help! Taking a healing shower with essential oils can work for your senses, while applying onto your skin always dilute the oil with a carrier oil like coconut oil or jojoba oil. Use essential oils to massage the soles of the feet and you’d instantly feel relaxed and energized. Ginger oil can help in fighting off fatigue.

Helps in having better sleep

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Lavender essential oil is very effective in helping people sleep better, true lavender oil works like a sedater, chamomile essential oil and chamomile tea are very popular when it comes to natural aides for sleeping better. Sweet marjoram is an effective oil in aromatherapy used for improving sleep quality. Sandalwood and Ylang Ylang can also be used for treating insomnia.

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The best way to use these oils for sleeping is to use a spritzer and spray it in your room, on the pillows and the sheets. Essential oil diffusers are widely used, too.