Relieving Stress With Aromatherapy

By | March 21, 2019

Some individuals wear a pendant that allows them to carry their essential oil blends. Massage the oil into places such as the neck or temples where stress can often accrue. Another way to dispense stress-relieving aromas is to find a small essential oil dispenser and place in one’s workplace.

A floral water spray mist scented with a person’s individual needs is another helpful way to administer an aromatherapy treatment. The mist adds moisture to the air and a spritz on the face is a great natural way for a needed pick me up.

Essential oils to help relieve physical stress, for example from manual labor, housework or gardening are:

  • Clary-sage
  • Cypress
  • Eucalyptus
  • Peppermint
  • Rosemary
  • Thyme

For stress resulting from one’s surroundings such as bright lights or loud noises, try one of these:

  • Basil
  • Cedarwood
  • Chamomile
  • Coriander
  • Geranium

Essential oils that helpful alleviate mental stress, this can be from our work environment or daily living are:

  • Basil
  • Cardamom
  • Grapefruit
  • Geranium
  • Sandalwood

For those times to relieve physical stress as a consequence of overeating, too much junk food and breathing unclean air:

  • Geranium
  • Grapefruit
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Rosemary