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7 Essential Aromatherapy Oils for Anxiety Relief

10 Apr Posted by in Blog, Massage | Comments Off on 7 Essential Aromatherapy Oils for Anxiety Relief

massage circulationAromatherapy is a technique used to relieve stress and anxiety in individuals. In ancient times, people would turn to essential oils for the relief and healing powers they provided. Today, many massages incorporate aromatherapy into them and you can specifically request to have your massage performed with some. Essential oils come in many different scents and each one has its own healing benefits. Take a look below.

Lavender

Lavender essential oils are perfect for relaxation. The smell of the lavender will transport you to a tranquil place. Lavender is also beneficial because it helps relieve stress, reduce anxiety, minimize inflammation, lower blood pressure, and fight off migraines.

Chamomile

Chamomile is a great essential oil to help relieve anxiety and also help you sleep. If you are struggling with anxiety and find yourself not getting adequate sleep because of it, chamomile can help you. The smell of the chamomile has a sedative effect on the mind and body.

Patchouli

Patchouli is an essential oil that fights off anxiety and depression. This essential oil will help to balance out your mood, increase your imagination, and give you more energy.

During a massage, a little bit of the oil is used to help give you a burst of energy to help you feel renewed, while a large amount will help relax you and erase your stressors.

Tangerine

Tangerine essential oil is a great oil that will help calm and relax you. It also erases any stress or anxiety you may be feeling. Once your stress is relieved, it will help you sit down and actually relax without your brain going at 100 miles per minute. Regular use of tangerine oil will help fight insomnia.

Magnolia

Magnolia oil smells amazing and it is used to relieve stress and anxiety. The oil helps clear your mind and provide you with a better outlook on life.

Frankincense

This oil is used specifically to help relax the body and provide relief from stress and anxiety. The oil is beneficial to the nervous system because it helps to calm and soothe it. The smell from the oil will help reduce any fatigue, anxiety, or depression a person may have.

Jasmine

Jasmine is a relaxing oil that smells amazing and will provide you with a very relaxing time. The oil helps to reduce any depression or anxiety you may have and it will boost your self-confidence.

Essential oils are great and help improve your mood and help your body feel better. Without them, you would not find relief from your stress and anxiety. Coupled with a massage, essential oils really help heal the body.