14 Essential Oils to Get You Through Tough Times

July 10th, 2014

It happens to the best of us. We get stressed out, worn down and begin to feel lost. Whether you are dealing with the loss of a loved one, a break up or are simply feeling down, essential oils can provide the emotional support that you need.

 

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Feeling frustrated, anxious or nervous? Try these calming oils:

Bergamot: a great sedative for anxiety

Chamomile (German): a grounding oil that helps with tension, anxiety, restlessness,  and irritability

Chamomile (Roman): calming to the mind and emotions

Lavender: a soothing and nurturing oil that reduces anxiety and fear

Opopanax: supports meditation and inner unity

 

Feeling distracted, depressed or sad? Try these uplifting oils:

Rosemary: helps to clear the mind and aids in concentration

Geranium: increases imagination and intuition

Grapefruit: helps prevent and alleviate depression

Lemon: this uplifting and cleansing oil is full of happy, outward energy

Lemongrass: used during difficult emotional transitions, reduces fatigue

Orange: combats pessimism and expands energy

 

Feeling off-centered, gloomy or un-stable? Try these balancing oils:

Helichrysum: healing for emotional trauma and wounds

Marjoram: calms obsessive thinking and warms the heart

Patchouli: provides grounding and reduces nervous strain

 

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