Relieve Holiday Stress with Essential Oils
In this article I'll share six of the most effective essential oils to help you deal with holiday and post-holiday stress and ensure you and your clients feel as relaxed and tranquil as possible, all while still fully enjoying the festive spirit.
We’ve all experienced the reality of decorating, buying last minute gifts, and cooking meals that will satisfy even the pickiest eater in our family, while living our regular lives and taking care of our household.
As heartwarming and lovely as Christmas time can be, it can also be the toughest time of the year for many of us. It can be emotionally and financially draining.
Essential oils can be a very effective tool to combat all those things. They will enable you to fully embrace the joys of the season. Essential oils provide a wonderful way to set up simple and effective rituals to promote wellness in the safety of your own home. They can boost your mood and lift you up when you are feeling down or calm your nerves when you are feeling antsy and tense.
It’s wise to remember, once the holidays have ended, the stress may not necessarily resolve at the same time. More typically stress remains to resolve on its own timeline depending on other life situations. You can aid the process with the help of the methods we recommend here. The quicker we can relieve stress, the less negative impact they will have on us.
Becoming a Certified Essential Oil Practitioner is a great way to help yourself and your clients out in these potentially trying times. Once you sign up for our essential oil training and finish this extensive and multi-dimensional course, you will be able to offer your expertise and knowledge in a confident and credible manner. You will also learn how to reach out and communicate more effectively and spread the awareness of aromatherapy, essential oils and all of their benefits.
Correct application of essential oils to relieve stress
Essential oils can be either inhaled or applied topically. They are incredibly powerful and pure so make sure you mix them with a carrier oil. To avoid allergic reactions, always do a patch test before you apply it on your skin, if it’s your first time using that specific oil. The chances of a reaction are fairly small but it’s always better being safe than sorry.
And now I’d like to share six of the most effective essential oils you can use to relieve stress during the holiday season and after.
Top 6 Essential Oils to Relieve Stress
(1) Lavender oil (Lavandula angustifolia)
Lavender oil is one of the most popular oils and has a long history of medicinal, culinary and even ornamental use thought the world. It is proven to help with mild to moderate anxiety and sleep issues. It can improve your mood and reduce the feelings of stress and fear. A great way to use this oil is to mix a few droplets into your evening bath for some added relaxation before you head to bed.
(2) Valerian (Valeriana officinalis)
Valerian is a mild sedative and has been shown to help with mild insomnia and anxiety. It’s history as a remedy for insomnia goes all the way back to ancient Roman times. It can be used to encourage a more supportive, calming, restful, and peaceful environment.
(3) Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata)
This pleasantly smelling vine is native to the southeastern United States and has been extensively used in folk medicine all over the country. Passionflower can reduce anxiety and general nervousness. It also has sleep inducing properties.
(4) Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
It is one of the best medicinal and most diverse plants. Sage essential oil has antidepressant like effects and one study has shown that inhalation of clary sage oil significantly reduces the levels of cortisol, which is a stress hormone that can cause a plethora of health issues if left unchecked.
(5) Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Chamomile, specifically German chamomile, essential oil has also been proven to have anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) properties. It is a great way to soothe your nerves whenever you feel strung out and need a pleasant, familiar, and comforting scent to soothe your nerves.
(6) Mandarin Orange (Citrus reticulata)
Mandarin essential oil is another oil that has been proven to significantly lower stress levels. It has a pleasant and uplifting citrusy scent that wonderfully fits with all the seasonal scents of cinnamon, clove and pine.
So many benefits …
The hectic and chaotic time of Holidays can truly take a toll on us. As you can see, there is a myriad of different oils that can help you fight off any negativity and allow you to relax. With the help of these essential oils you will be able to let go and enjoy the true spirit of Christmas.
Anxiety, stress, and worrying will be a thing of the past and you will be able appreciate your time with your family and friends even more than you would otherwise. We all need a break sometimes and using essential oils in general, allow us the luxury of relaxation without losing any of our precious time.
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