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Essential Oils

Essential Oils for Effective Relaxation

Relaxation is an important part of a daily regimen. Most people focus on daily work schedules, exercise, home care, taking care of children, and other personal chores for daily living. Relaxation should always have a part of your day, but most people ignore the importance of relaxation and rest. Resting the mind and body helps refresh energy and brings back a balance of body strength and fortitude.

Relaxation essential oils also induce a mindful state of calm that helps you forget of the day’s stressful events or what daily chores are needed for the next day.

Relaxation does not necessarily mean that you are required to sleep. Relaxation includes meditation and drawing your mind away from the stress and into a complete peaceful state. A total relaxation state soothes your whole body and reduces the tiring effects of stress and sleepless nights.

Most people have a busy and hectic life going to work, taking care of children, and finding the time to clean the home. Essential oils for relaxation can help you relax and stay calm during hard times that would otherwise cause you to lose control from high levels of stress.

They can be used at the end of the day to help you unwind and calm your nerves.

You can also use essential oils in aromatherapy within your office. Although the goal for relaxation methods is to calm and create a sense of peace, they do not make you tired. Using essential oils in the office will give you peace throughout the day and help you maintain your temper during high stress moments. Used in the office, the oils will calm your mind during the work day so that you do not feel overwhelmed by stress or deadlines.

There are several essential oils that can help you relax in your home or in the office. Essential oils such as ylang ylang, chamomile, and neroli will help you relax throughout the day without making you tired. Each have their own unique effects, but when they are used together they are a powerful aromatherapy to ultimately make you feel at peach.

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang is an extremely potent essential oil that is sensual and relaxing. The balancing effects from the exotic aroma leaves your whole body and spirit feeling relaxed. It is also a romantic aroma and it is perfect for date night or cuddling up with a loved one at night.

Lavender

Lavender oil is known as one of the most calming essential oils because it has significant calming and relaxing properties when used aromatically, topically, and internally.* The calming nature of Lavender essential oil makes it useful for easing feelings of tension and can help to promote soothing, positive feelings.* Lavender oil is a popular choice for promoting an atmosphere that is conducive to a good night of sleep, as the light, floral aroma of the oil is useful for creating a calm environment. When you want to take advantage of the calming properties of Lavender oil, consider the following uses:
Take Lavender internally to reduce anxious feelings.*
Diffuse Lavender in the bedroom to relax before bed and prepare for a restful night of sleep.
Add a few drops of Lavender to a warm bath after a long, stressful day to help ease tense feelings.

Bergamont

An incredibly unique essential oil, Bergamot is known to have both calming and uplifting properties. When stress levels or tensions are high, Bergamot oil provides a wonderful way to promote a calming atmosphere, while simultaneously encouraging uplifting feelings. With its light, citrusy aroma, Bergamot oil is an extremely useful calming essential oil, especially when it comes to dispelling feelings of stress and uplifting mood. If you are ready to learn about the powerful calming properties of Bergamot oil firsthand, try a few of these application methods:
Diffuse Bergamot at your desk or in your home office to help with high levels of stress or tension.
Promote a sense of calm and harmony by applying Bergamot to the feet before bedtime.
Combine Bergamot with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil for a relaxing topical massage at home.

Clarity Sage

The chemical profile of Clary Sage oil makes it one of the most relaxing, soothing, and balancing essential oils—something that people knew even long ago. In the Middle Ages, the Clary Sage plant was used for several purposes because of its soothing properties. Today, Clary Sage essential oil can be highly useful for promoting feelings of relaxation and calm. Take a look at some of the easiest ways to harness the calming properties of Clary Sage oil:

  • Combine a few drops of Clary Sage oil with water in a spray bottle and spritz over your pillow before going to bed for a restful sleep.
  • Diffuse Clary Sage at the end of a long day to help promote feelings of calmness and relaxation.
    When you need a quick and simple way to relax, apply Clary Sage oil topically to the pulse points (neck and wrists) to help create a sense of calm.

All of these oils will help you throughout your day even if used individually. Used together and they will remove the heavy emotional effects of stress and tension.

Removing the negative effects of the day can help you maintain your balance, and it is a major factor of dealing with anger management.

You will find yourself more productive, and you will have a better customer service friendly attitude. Use these essential oils in combination with other stress relieving oils and you will find your whole presence to be more positive.

Curious about how essential oils can help you with relaxation and your overall well-being?  Call us at 413-478-8291 or e-mail us at AvaniAndSuz@gmail.com.

 

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