Essential Oils in Depression: Aromatic Help to Ease Anxiety, Stress

Essential oils can be used to ease symptoms of depression. Phytochemicals in essential oils can be a great help to achieve a peaceful, calm state of mind without use of prescription or herbal medications. You can add essential oils to the massage lotion or oil; you can use them in a vaporizer and of course you can simply inhale them after placing a few drops in a tissue.
Here are some very useful essential oils when it comes to de-stress. Feel free to mix and match the oils from the same functionary group:

Anti-depressant oils: basil, clary sage, geranium,  jasmine, lavender, melissa, sweet orange, petit grain, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, ylang ylang.

Blood pressure normalizing: clary sage, lavender, lemon, marjoram, melissa, peppermint, vetiver, ylang ylang.

Sedative oils: bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, geranium, jasmine, lavender, marjoram, sweet orange,melissa, petit grain, rose, rosemary, ylang ylang.

Mood boosting oils: bergamot, chamomile, clary sage, frankincense, lemon, melissa, sweet orange, rose, rosemary, sandalwood.

Anti-anxiety oils: basil, melissa, peppermint, rosemary, vetiver.

Please note that many essential oils cannot be used in pregnancy.


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