Why check a ring to see what mood you are in when you can explore aromatherapy and the use of essential oils to see what mood THEY might put you in?
Top Five Oils For Mood Improvement - By Treasure Valley's Finest - New Age Herbal
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender essential oil is one of the most embraced essential oils in aromatherapy. Lavender is even grown locally here in Treasure Valley. Lavender essential oil presents a pleasantly soothing smell that assists in creating a sense of calm. Insomnia? Yes, many embrace this oil in an effort to get to sleep. We also see women using this essential oil when experiencing postpartum. We see those struggling with negative energy diffusing Lavender on a regular basis, and most notably, midwives all over the nation have embraced Lavender essential oils, which in itself speaks volumes.
Frankincense Essential Oil
One of the most ancient and powerful essential oils, Frankincense effects things that we cannot even address without getting in trouble with certain regulating forces. What we can say is that there are those who swear that Frankincense helps with pain management and in a study with mice, Frankincense was even shown to activate a region of the brain that controls mood. It is referenced in many ancient texts and is said to bring on a state of calming peace & comfort.
Cedarwood Essential Oil
Cedarwood Essential Oil has been embraced by millions as an oil that features stress-relieving properties. The use of aromatherapy utilizing Cedarwood Essential Oils has shown to increase focus and performance as well as an enhanced positive mood. It’s important to note that there is more than one kind of Cedarwood Essential Oil. When you stop in to New Age Herbal we can explain the differences and why we have chosen to carry the specific brands of Cedarwood Essential Oil that we feature.
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit Essential Oil features an amazing lifting effect and may aid you in feeling more energized. People facing a transition from addiction to sobriety claim that it can be helpful in recovery and continued sobriety. Grapefruit essential oil is well known for its mood enhancing properties.
Chamomile Essential Oil
Many have embraced the use of Chamomile Essential Oils, stating that they see a noticeable reduction in inflammation. This amazing essential oil is also regarded as an oil that may increase motivation and digestion. Chamomile essential oils have been utilized for 1000's of years and have in fact been said to induce relaxation and improve overall gut health.
There you have it! Our top 5 featured essential oils for improving your mood. Lose the mood ring and put yourself in control by exploring which scents work best for shifting your mood into the positive and uplifting place you wish it could always reside.
Essential Oil Aromatherapy is an amazing option for physical and emotional challenges! Treasure Valley is an amazing place to live, but we are all human and we each face mental and physical health challenges everyday! It is disappointing that western medicinal practices don’t always embrace essential oils as an option when facing situations like depression, anxiety or mood, regardless of how many scientific studies are presented.
There are many studies, testimonies and personal situations in which essential oils have shown great benefits to us and our daily lives. To fight the negativity, we suggest exploring these 5 oils. Decide for yourself if they improve your daily wellbeing.
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