Benefits of Essential Oils

“Essential oils can help relax the body, help you sleep, reduce headaches and enhance massage therapy,” says Thurman.

Health Benefits of Aromatherapy

  • Chamomile: Reduce stress
  • Clary sage: Promote relaxation
  • Eucalyptus: Clear sinuses
  • Ginger: Reduce nausea
  • Lavender: Better sleep
  • Lemon: Increase happiness, improve concentration
  • Peppermint: Boost alertness, reduce headaches
  • Rosemary: Increase focus
  • Sweet orange: Reduce anxiety
  • Ylang-ylang: Decrease stress

Popular Essential Oil Blends

  •  Clary sage + chamomile
  •  Clary sage + lavender + peppermint
  • Eucalyptus + lemon + rosemary + peppermint
  • Lavender + chamomile
  • Lavender + rosemary + lemon
  • Lemon + lavender + peppermint
  • Peppermint + orange

How to Use Essential Oils

  • Add a few drops to a spray bottle filled with water and spritz on your pillow and sheets.
  • Apply a few drops to a cotton ball, then put the cotton ball in your car’s air vent.
  • Put a few drops in your bath tub o Rub oil on your pulse points.
  • Use an oil diffuser or vaporizer.

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