Essential Oils for Mental Health

Age old techniques that promote a sense of peace.

We’re all aware of mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, and you may know that essential oils can help people cope with stress. But how exactly do you use essential oils for mental health?

 

Essential oils are natural substances that have a variety of medicinal benefits. For example, lavender, an energy-boosting oil, has been used for centuries to treat a number of ailments such as headaches, inflammation and even chemotherapy-induced nausea.

 

To coincide with World Mental Health Day 2022 on Monday 10th October, we wanted to let you know more about some of our essential oil blends and how they can help when it comes to improving mental health.

 

World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global organisation with members and contacts in more than 150 countries.

 

Essential Oils for Mental Health

The benefits of essential oils for mental health can be quite broad, including: improving muscle and nerve function, reducing stress, and increasing creativity. But when it comes to helping with anxiety, essential oil blends provide a spectrum of benefits. Essential oils for Anxiety are amazing at helping you to calm your thoughts and help you relax.

 

These are our top blends from Buckley and Phillips Aromatics that could help with a wide variety of mental health disorders.

 

Chill Out Essential Oil Blend, specifically formulated for anxiety it may help overcome feelings of fear and anxiety, balance moods and improve concentration and confidence.

 

Tranquillity Essential Oil Blend may soothe tension, ease emotional stress and encourage a sense of wellbeing and tranquillity.

 

Mindfulness Essential Oil Blend is an exotic blend to calm and focus the mind, ground the spirit and allow the body to be present in the moment.

 

Essential Oils for Stress relief

There are lots of ways we can reduce stress and aim to live more peaceful lives. Research shows that taking a regular 30-minute walk can help reduce stress, as can dedicated meditation time. Essential oils are also great for relieving day to day stresses.

 

Here are our top stress relieving essential oil blends that can help relieve stress and bring back a sense of calm.

 

Harmonise Essential Oil Blend combines soothing citrus and woody spice that can help to settle and stabilise moods.

 

Peace Essential Oil Blend may aid in drawing out the deep calm within, restoring harmony and balance.

 

It’s worth noting however, that a doctor is the first port of call if you suspect you are suffering from a mental health condition. These essential oils should be thought of as extra support and are in no way a substitute for medical advice.

 

Tips for using essential oils for mental health

 

Essential oils can be used in a number of ways. Experiment with different types of essential oil diffusers and burners to infuse the scent into the room. Adding a few drops to a warm bath will fill the bathroom with a relaxing blend while you soak. Add a few drops to a cuddly toy or handkerchief and breathe in the aroma when you’re looking for a moment of calm.

 

Essential oils have been used for centuries to help with a wide array of mental health issues. Using essential oils is a great way to relax and calm your mind. There are many ways these oils can be used to promote a sense of calm and wellbeing. They are the vehicle to a simple and non-invasive way to promote peace from within. As part of World Mental Health Day, think about how you can incorporate a sense of peace into your life to make you feel happier and calmer.

Noah Murphy
Noah Murphy
If Life is just a game and luck is for losers - Then I am winning the game

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