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Aromatherapy for Your Emotions

By:   |   Jul 08, 2018   |   Views: 37   |   Comments: 0

The scent of essential oil can affect the way we feel. We our nose breathes in odors, it activates the limbic system and emotional centers of the brain. Think of when you pick up a scent of cologne that your boyfriend or husband wears or you sniff a batch of homemade cookies that your mom made how you feel happy at that moment. You can use aromatherapy to change your spirits, uplift your mood or help you get through tough times. Below, you will find a few synergies to help you with this.

Aromatherapy for sadness, depression, or when you just need to feel happy:

  • Marjoram
  • Lavender
  • Ylang Ylang

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 2 drops of each of lavender and marjoram and 1 drop of ylang ylang in your hands and rub on your pulse points situated on the inside of your wrist and in your neck.
  • Put 2 drops each of Lavender and marjoram with 1 drop of ylang ylang to 1 teaspoon of grape seed oil and add to your bath water.
  • Add 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of marjoram and 2 drops of ylang ylang to an essential oil diffuser.
  • Add 3 drops of lavender and 2 drops of marjoram to a tissue and place in your pillow case before going to bed.

Aromatherapy for feeling tired, fatigued, burnt out or when you need energy and need to be alert:

  • Basil
  • Rosemary
  • Peppermint
  • Tea Tree

Methods of Applications:

  • Apply 2 drops of each in lower part of your back around where we find the kidneys. Apply once in the morning and at noon for 1 week.
  • Add 2 drops of each to an essential oil to a burner.
  • Add 2 drops of each to 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil and give yourself an invigorating neck, shoulder and arm massage.

Aromatherapy for when you feel discouraged:

  • Marjoram
  • Lavender
  • Ylang Ylang

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 2 drops of each of lavender and marjoram and 1 drop of ylang ylang in your hands and rub on your pulse points situated on the inside of your wrist and in your neck.
  • Put 2 drops each of Lavender and marjoram with 1 drop of ylang ylang to 1 teaspoon of grape seed oil and add to your bath water.
  • Add 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of marjoram and 2 drops of ylang ylang to an essential oil diffuser.
  • Add 3 drops of lavender and 2 drops of marjoram to a tissue and place in your pillow case before going to bed.

Aromatherapy for when you feel aggressive or mad:

  • Ylang Ylang
  • Marjoram
  • Mandarin

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 2 drops of each in your hands and rub on the solar plexus, the insides of the wrists and on the neck.
  • Add 2 drops of each to an essential oil burner.

Aromatherapy for when you feel anxious, nervous or fear:

  • Lavender
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Rose

Methods ofApplication:

  • Apply 4 drops of lavender, 2 drops of rose and 2 drops of ylang ylang to your hands and rub the mixture to the pulse points situated on the inside on your wrists and on your neck.
  • Put 2 drops of each in an essential oil diffuser.
  • In extreme cases, rub 4 drops of lavender, 2 drops of rose and 2 drops of ylang ylang along the spine.

Aromatherapy for when you don't feel, you don't care and apathy:

  • Basil
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 1 drop of each in your hand and rub on the solar plexus once in the morning and once at noon.
  • Add 2 drops of each to an essential oil burner.

Aromatherapy for when you feel agitated or when you feel you need to relax:

  • Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Marjoram

Methods of Applications:

  • Apply 2 drops of each in your hands and rub on the pulse points situated on the inside of the wrists and neck. The same mixture can also be applied to the solar plexus or under the arch of the foot.
  • Add 2 drops of each to your bath water.
  • Apply 2 drops of each to a tissue that is place in your pillow case before going to bed.

Aromatherapy for when you feel distracted or can't concentrate:

  • Basil
  • Peppermint
  • Pine

Application:

  • Put 2 drops of each in your hands and massage your scalp. Be careful not to get any of the mixture in your eyes.

Aromatherapy for when you feel tense and impatient:

  • Chamomile

Methods of Applications:

  • Add 3 drops to a bed time bath.
  • Add 3 drops to an essential oil diffuser.

Aromatherapy for when you feel lazy or have no ambition and need to feel motivated:

  • Basil
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 1 drop of each in your hand and rub on the solar plexus once in the morning and once at noon.
  • Add 2 drops of each to an essential oil burner.

Aromatherapy for when you have low self-esteem:

  • Sandalwood
  • Ylang Ylang

Methods of Applications:

  • Put 2 drops of each in your hand and apply to the solar plexus.
  • Put 3 drops of each in 1 teaspoon of liquid glycerin and add to bath water.
  • Add 3 drops of each to an essential oil diffuser.

Hope you enjoy the aromas!!!!

This article is for information purposes and is not intended to replace medical treatment. If you are pregnant, nursing, have heart problem, diabetes or on any medication you should verify with an aromatherapist or doctor before using. Take special pre-caution with children and babies and verify with a specialist as well. It's always best to start with an allergy before trying out essential oils.

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