Essential Oils Can Make You Feel Happier And Healthier

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If you suffer from anxiety, depression, feel fatigued, or often experience aches and pains...adding essential oils to your life can complement your wellness regimen to improve your symptoms making you feel happier. According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, "the therapeutic use of essential oils (also known as volatile oils) from plants (flowers, herbs, or trees)" can be used "for the improvement of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being."

Findings from studies conducted with cancer patients, different oils were used (in conjunction with treatments like massage) to see what outcomes different oils could have on health and wellness.

Essential Oils that Improve Wellness:

  • Lavender Essential Oil: Lavender essential oil improved sleep, reduced depression, reduced blood pressure.

  • Chamomile Essential Oil: Chamomile essential oil reduced anxiety (physical and psychological symptoms), and improved quality of life.

  • Sweet Orange Essential Oil: Sweet Orange essential oil reduced nausea.

  • Peppermint Essential Oil: Peppermint essential oil has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-infectious, antimicrobial, antiseptic, and antispasmodic, astringent properties, and has been shown to improve exercise performance, and can aid digestion and alleviate IBS.

  • Lemon and Citrus Essential Oil: Lemon essential oil and other citrus essential oils reduced morning sickness as well as anxiety during labor.

  • Bergamot Essential Oil: Bergamot essential oil improves mood.

  • Rosemary Essential Oil: Rosemary essential oil improves cognitive function, and can manage pain.

  • Geranium Essential Oil: Geranium essential oil reduces fatigue, anxiety and stress.

  • Eucalyptus Essential Oil: Eucalyptus essential oil reduced aches and pains, and has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.

  • Neroli Essential Oil: Neroli essential oil reduced blood pressure and anxiety.  

No matter what oil you end up choosing for whatever reason, aromatherapy is an excellent for of self-care, and makes your home or office space smell fantastic.

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Source: https://www.popsugar.co.uk/fitness/What-Do-Essential-Oils-Do-43290952

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