Improved Sleep Quality
Many aromatherapy oils will help decrease stress levels and help you unwind, which will in turn provide you with improved sleep quality. Some of the best sleep-inducing essential oils include vetiver, rose, lavender, ylang ylang, and chamomile.
Relaxation And Mood
Chamomile and lavender are wonderful scents that help induce the relaxation response in the body to reduce stress and its harmful effects. They are also wonderful mood enhancers that promote feelings of calm and peace. These oils can be enjoyed in an aromatherapy diffuser, in a hot bath or by placing a few drops on your pillow before going to sleep.
Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Lavender, rose, vetiver, ylang ylang, bergamot, chamomile marjoram and frankincense are the best essential oils to reduce nervousness, anxiety and stress. These are calm inspiring scents that are soothing, cheerful, and relaxing.
Reduced Nausea And Improved Digestion
The essential oils known for providing you with these health benefits include lemon, grapefruit, peppermint, ginger, eucalyptus, turmeric, and chamomile. They can help alleviate indigestion, ulcer pain, morning sickness, and nausea.
Improved Skin Health
The best oil to treat skin problems is without doubt tea tree oil. It is noted for its antiseptic, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. Other essential oils that improve skin health are orange, juniper berry, frankincense, clary sage, lemon, and lavender. When spritzed to the skin or scalp, they are able to reduce dandruff, toe fungus, itching, cellulite, and rashes. These oils are also known for improving wound healing.
Most of us depend on certain stimulants to provide us with energy throughout the day, such as coffee, or energy drinks. However, these stimulants can have an incredibly bad effect on our body. Although some choose to exercise and eat healthy in order to increase their energy levels, it wouldn’t hurt if you were to add some aromatherapy into the mix. Essential oils like cinnamon, tea tree, sage, angelica, rosemary, cardamom, and jasmine are known for increasing circulation and raising energy levels.
As you grow older, you’ll be experiencing more and more problems with your memory. Even though you can’t fully combat the negative effects of aging, there are certain ways for you to slow down this process. Aromatherapy with sage oil is often used as an alternative treatment for dementia and it is also noted for helping anyone boost his or her memory capacity.
We all get headaches from time to time and some suffer from the more intense migraines that can really affect quality of life and ruin a whole day. The most common essential oils used to reduce migraines and headaches are rosemary, eucalyptus, peppermint, and sandalwood. These oils are usually mixed with almond, coconut, jojoba, or avocado oils before being applied to the skin and/or scalp.
Improved Immune System
Most medical professionals agree that prevention is a smart road to good health, which is a great reason to start using aromatherapy. Thanks to the antibacterial and anti-fungal properties of essential oils such as peppermint, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus, and oregano, they can help improve your immune system and protect you from numerous illnesses and infections.
Pain relief is without a doubt one of the most useful health benefits of aromatherapy. The best essential oils for pain relief are eucalyptus, chamomile, clary sage, lavender, rosemary, juniper, and peppermint.
Often, by simply inducing a relaxation response with the use of relaxation promoting essential oils in a diffuser, such as lavender and chamomile you can help reduce the perception of pain.
These oils can be mixed with carrier oils for use in massage. Another way to help pain is to add a few drops of oil into a warm bath.