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7 essential oils against depression

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Daily stress and strain, some health problems, changing seasons, and so on, may be the cause of depression.

 

How to overcome tension and stay balanced?

 

Sport, healthy food, hobbies are just part of the therapy that helps with an intense lifestyle. Essential oils are also a good alternative that you can take advantage of every day. Scientists are not entirely sure how aromatherapy works to eliminate stress and depression.

Research suggests that the chemicals in the oils trigger brain areas that are responsible for the mood. Therefore, it is believed that some fragrances can relieve tension, calm down and increase mood and bring positive attitude.

 

Which essential oils are suitable?

 

Some of the most appropriate for reducing stress, improving mood, raising the desire for love, and so on are:

  • Jasmine
  • Rose
  • Cinnamon
  • Vanilla
  • Sandalwood
  • Ylang-ylang
  • Salvia
  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Orange
  • Geranium
  • Neroli
  • Mandarin

How to get the most out of the natural power of essential oils?

 

Aromatic lamp/ Diffuser

 

These small and beautiful lamps are sold in home and decoration shops. They have a small basin that pours hot water, put a few drops of essential oil in it and light a small candle to heat the water. So the aromatic vapors surround the entire room in which the lamp is on.

Inhalation

 

Inhalations are great therapy during the winter days. Inhaling of aromatic vapors will help relieve sinuses in cold, reduce tension and headaches.

 

Massage

 

Massage in combination with essential oils is one of the most recommended stress therapies. This will help you to relax the whole body. You can trust a masseur or a loved one. Also add a few drops of oil to your daily body lotion. You can apply a few drops to both your wrists and the back of your neck.

 

Bath

 

Different essential oils are great for combining with bath salts. Make a therapeutic hot tub, in which, besides salts, add one, two or more flavors of oils.

 

Hair and skin products

 

Essential oils do wonders with your hair and skin, and at the same time keep you in good mood for hours. Add them to shampoos, hair masks, face and body creams.

Be sure to add more aroma to your home for positive energy.


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