In the busy world today, it is easy to let stress get the best of us. So many errands to run, long work hours, busy driving kids here and there... it can all get to be too much.
Take a time out and enjoy some much needed relaxation. Take a deep breath and give yourself some credit, you are doing the best you can in this busy world.
Let essential oils assist you as you inhale these stress relieving aromas.
Lavender essential oil has a fragrant aroma that offers many therapeutic benefits. It is well known for soothing and calming the nervous system. Works good at taking care of our well-being, even earning the name "mothering oil". When comfort is needed, call on lavender.
Bergamot essential oil has a sweet and fruity aroma that provides relaxing effects as it uplifts the senses. It has the ability to promote harmony and restore vitality throughout the mind and body.
Last but not least is ylang ylang essential oil. This oils provocative aroma helps to bring peace to relationships. It can dissipate anger, calm nervous tension, and settle restlessness.
Aromatherapy can help relieve stress and create a relaxing environment. Try this diffuser recipe to help you "De-Stress".
De-Stress Diffuser Blend
- 3 drops Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia)
- 2 drops Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
- 2 drops Ylang Ylang (Cananga odorata)
Add drops to diffuser with recommended water and enjoy!
FYI: Ylang ylang can cause headaches or nausea in sensitive people or in large doses. If it is bothersome to you, you can omit this oil or lessen the drops to only one drop for the recipe.
Lavender and bergamot are listed as OK for kids 2+. Ylang ylang can be used with caution, kids tend to be OK with the oil when inhaled but topically it can cause skin irritation or sensitization. You may want to omit ylang ylang when children are around if you have any concern or diffuse in a room without them present.
Not familiar with diffusing essential oils? Diffusing essential oils can be really wonderful and a great way to use your essential oils everyday. You can learn more about diffusing oils here:
- What Is An Essential Oil Diffuser
- Benefits of Diffusing Essential Oils
- How To Use An Essential Oil Diffuser