A new study from Japanese researchers has found that lemon scent can soothe stress and anxiety and lower your heart rate. Lemon essential oil is a well-known, affordable and versatile oil that offers benefits for the body, mind, and environment. Like most citrus oils, lemon works to boost mood and uplift spirits. In fact, the oil has been shown to reduce stress levels. By breathing in this citrus essential oil will also give you natural stress relief.
Bergamot is a popular aromatherapy oil for relieving anxiety. It has been found that people who inhaled Bergamot essential oil (diffused with carrier oil) had reduced levels of stress hormones, improved mood and reduced fatigue. It is an effective antidepressant due to its mood enhancing qualities, promoting feelings of joy, freshness and energy. Bergamot essential oil improves blood circulation, stimulates hormonal secretions and digestive health, bringing balance to the body. Another study found that bergamot oil appeared to have calming and anxiety-reducing properties.
One of the most common essential oils for relaxation is Lavender. Lavender essential oil is a must have if you regularly experience stress and anxiety. It has been proven to restore the nervous system by lowering blood pressure and heart rate. It can help to calm the nerves, tranquilize restlessness and improve sleep quality. This calming oil is a popular choice for those looking to relieve both emotional and physical stress ranging from sadness to headaches. Its soothing scent diminishes feelings of restlessness and exhaustion.
✅ You can inhale Anxiety Relief Synergy Blend in several convenient ways. Just put a bit on a handkerchief, on your wrist, on the palm of your hand, or on cotton pad. Then simply hold it next to your face and breathe in deeply and slowly several times.
✅ Use a room diffuser specifically designed for aromatherapy to spread the oil’s fragrance throughout your room. You can get a very simple essential oil diffuser or an elaborate, decorative model that enhances your room décor. The style is just a matter of personal preference.
✅ After your bathtub is filled, add some of this essential oil blend. You can also dilute this blend in carrier oil before adding it to your bath. This may be helpful if you have sensitive skin.
✅ Using this blend topically such as massaging onto your skin will add an extra element of relaxation. Try to blend this with Jojoba oil and get a massage therapist to massage it on your body.
✅ If in a hurry and running out of time, simply rub a few drops on your wrist and gently inhale when stress starts to creep in.
Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Essential Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Essential Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Essential Oil