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Here is a BIG List of the Best Essential Oils to Have in your home to use for just about everything, from stress, to sleep, to baby, to cleaning, to depression, to anxiety, to making you house smell nice.
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List of Essential Oils For Stress Relief
Need to calm your mind? Rub a few drops of Frankincense oil into the soles of your feet to instantly feel more relaxed.
Get immediate relief from stress and anxiety with lavender oil. Put it in a diffuser, make a spray for a relaxing remedy that you can spray around your bed or room or add a drop to some coconut oil and rub it on your neck, feet wrists..
Calm your nerves with Rose oil. This fragrant oil naturally melts away stress and has antispasmodic properties.
Epson salt baths are the best, Boost the stress relieving properties of your bath with Epsom salts. Use 2 cups in your next bath to soothe your body and mind you could also add a couple of drops of any of the other oils mentioned here are they will help.
Relax your body and mind now with Marjoram oil. I know you are thinking cooking at this time with this herb but you can Use it to soothe your muscles, feel more peaceful and improve your sleep quality.
Feeling stressed or a little depressed?? Try Chamomile oil. This powerful antidepressant eliminates feelings of sadness and will lift your spirit.
Feeling tense? Massage some Sweet Almond oil into the tight areas of your body to instantly soothe and relax them.
Peppermint Oil is one of the most powerful natural stress relievers. Use it to reinvigorate your mind and fight depression.
Love citrus? Then try using some Orange Essential Oil next time you feel anxious. It will instantly lift your mood and spirits. This oil is so fresh and uplifting you will certainly notice a difference.
Have you tried Cedarwood Oil? It has a beautiful scent and works wonders if you’re feeling anxious or stressed and need to relax.
Fight stress with Bergamot Oil. This calming essential oil can be applied topically or diffused in the room as a relaxing remedy.
Need a mental boost? Try Jasmine Oil. Not only can it fight depression but it also helps you feel more confident and optimistic.
==>Did you know sea salt can lower your stress levels? Studies have shown that the sodium it contains helps to fight depression.
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Looking for a stress fighting breakfast? Try Oatmeal. This filling dish will raise your serotonin levels and calm your mind.
Have you tried Tarragon Tea? This refreshing drink is loaded with antioxidants, eliminates and anxiety and helps you sleep.
Lemongrass Tea can instantly calm tension in your body and enliven your spirit. Use around 15g of fresh lemongrass leaves per cup.
Three reasons to try Cocoa Butter – it smells amazing, it’s a powerful moisturizer and it helps to relieve stress and anxiety.
Vanilla Essential oil is a fantastic option for clearing your mind and feeling at ease. Use it in a diffuser to enjoy its benefits.
Melt away stress in minutes with Coconut oil. Gently massage a small amount into your forehead to eliminate mental fatigue.
Rosewater has a soothing effect on your body and mind. Use it to make stress busting cleansers or to freshen your clothes.
Basil Tea is a wonderful remedy for calming your mind and nervous system. Use 4 fresh basil leaves to make an invigorating cup.
Cleanse your body and mind with Turmeric. Combine 1 tablespoon of turmeric with boiling water for a stress relieving tonic.
Try this simple, stress busting Ginger Tea today. Mix 1 tablespoon of grated ginger with boiling water for a relaxing drink.
Suffering from anxiety? Then have a cup of Ginseng tea. It energizes your body and mind and melts away any negative thoughts.
Essential Oils For Sleep
Lavender Oil is top of the list for sleep with it’s calming and relaxing properties it is great for babies you can get add a drop to some coconut oil,olive oil or moisturizers for sensitive skin and rub a little bit on your babies feet before they go to bed. or alternatively add a couple of drops to their bath and you will have a nice relaxed sleepy baby.
Chamomile Oil has a natural sedative agent in it and that is why people drink a cup of Chamomile tea before bed as it relaxes them and helps them sleep. You can buy Chamomile tea from most health food shops, Amazon, Pharmacists or supermarket and are great to get into the habit of having one at night before bed if sleep is something you struggle with.
Tarragon Tea as stated above is also great for sleep as it calms the nerves and relaxes you, you can make your own tea with fresh leaves in a cup of hot water. Now this is a little bit of an acquired taste as it taste a little bit like licorice or aniseed which is not my favorite flavor before going to bed but others love it.
Ylang Ylang Oil although hard to pronounce is excellent oil to help sleep the oil comes from a gorgeous star shaped flowers of the tropical Ylang Ylang tree just thinking about this flower makes be nice and relaxed. This one would be lovely in a diffuser so the small flows around your bedroom so as soon as your head hits the pillow BAM you are so relaxed you fall a sleep easily.
Cedarwood and Sandlewood Oils are wonderful woody, earthy aromas and I love these in my diffuser as they certainly smell divine and I love my room and house smelling like this. You could use the drops in a little oil and rub on your wrists, neck or feet.
Essential Oils for Cleaning
My go to Essential oils for cleaning are Eucalyptus and Tea Tree Oils and I also use a some white vinegar all these three have everything you need to sanitize, antibacterial. You can make this up in a spray bottle with about 1 cup water, 1 cup white vinegar and 10-20 drops or either eucalyptus oil or tea tree oil or both as I do, add drops to what you like the smell to be as the vinegar is quite strong you may adjust this amount as well.
There are many other combinations of cleaning oils to use like Lemongrass, Lavender, Rosemary.