Stress is an indispensible part of life in this century and it is best to curb the seeds of this disease in the very earliest stage. The state of our health depends largely on the types and amount of stress we take in; hence, it is extremely important to make our lives as much stress-free as possible. The benefits of using aroma therapy oils are many, and especially those that help reduce stress are becoming increasingly popular these days.
The article will provide you many such benefits and hand over tips as well, regarding the proper usage and application of aroma therapy oils – so as to gain maximum benefits when it comes to reducing stress and helping overcome problems caused due to excess of stress in life.
Major Contents of Stress-Relieving Essential Aroma Therapy Oils
Most of the aroma therapy oils that help relieve stress contain either of the following constituents, or contain them in form of mixtures of certain constituents in definite proportions. Some of the commonly used and known constituents include:
- Ylang ylang, etc.
Aromatherapy oils are prepared by specialist in the respective field, and the oils contain essential constituents in rightful proportions so as to produce a sedating effect on the mind and body, which eventually helps relieve stress and overcome many emotional and psychological troubles as well as physical health problems.
How to Use the Oils and When?
Like there is a particular drug prescribed for a particular disease, these aromatherapy oils are also specific to use. Each constituent differs from the other(s) because of the area they would be applied for. The details given below will make the uses clearer to you:
- Lavender is an aromatherapy substance whose oil needs to be rubbed nicely in your palms and then massaged well in specific body parts to relieve pain caused due to excessive stress. Lavender oils also help reduce anxiety and cure a variety of other problems – starting from insomnia to stomach upsets, nervousness and restlessness, nausea, etc. Loss of appetite and also hair loss can be treated by use of lavender oil.
- Rosemary is another important constituent of essential oils that help relieve stress. This aromatherapy oil finds good application for it helps in lowering the hormone levels of cortisol – the stress hormone that controls related feelings. Hence, the use of rosemary oil provides contentment to the mind and body, thereby making the individual calmer and helping lift up his/her spirits and enhancing performances.
- Apart from these, the other important aromatherapy oil is the lemon balm oil – which is mostly inhaled to experience the stress-relieving effects. This also helps solve concentration problems.