Essential Oils + Emotions

Essential Oils + Emotions

How can oils benefit our emotions?

 

Essential oils can penetrate cell membranes and cross the brain-blood barrier within SECONDS. This allows them to reach the emotional center of our brain, this is where all of our emotions are stored. Essential oils support the body to come back into balance without harmful side effects or chemical based products. They can have a powerful influence over how we think, how we feel and how we behave. Because of oils bringing balance to emotions, we can do that simply through smelling them, through scents.

If you think of even just a warm day at the beach, one of the first things that comes to mind for me is the smell of the salty air. It makes me feel uplifted just thinking about it. Or remembering the smell of your favorite foods and the fresh tree at Christmas time, memories bring me positive emotions just remembering the smells.

The smells of nature leave me feeling uplifted and energized, even just taking a quick walk and getting a breath of fresh air. And nature is essentially what oils ARE so we are going to harness those feelings!

 

Where to start supporting your emotions with oils?

Let’s start with your premium starter kit oils. They are the best place to start and there are eleven amazing bottles of oils here. Each oil is incredibly versatile. Your bottle of lavender, for example, is not just good for ONE thing. There are so many uses and purposes for it. Our hope for today is that you learn a little bit more about each one of these!

 

COPAIBA

+ I add this to body butter or shaving cream I make for myself
+ Sweet, warm honey-like scent
+ Often used to improve moods
+ May help relax muscles
+ May help nervous irritability
+ May help on days you feel like you have the blues
+ May promote feelings of contentment and peace

 

DIGIZE

At first thought an oil blend designed for digestive discomfort may not come to mind when talking about oils and emotions. But for those who’s emotional stress plays a big part in stomach discomfort this would be a great oil for you to look into!

+ Includes oils such as Juniper which may help bring balance to emotions and the impact of stress of your digestive functions.

 

FRANKINCENSE

I could pretty much talk to you all day about my love for this oil. I use it daily.

+ Grounding
+ May to be supportive of feelings of fear, loneliness, insecure, etc
+ May be calming and relaxing

 

LEMON

Studies have shown that just inhaling lemon essential oil can help with feelings of sadness. I love diffusing this in the morning and adding a drop to my water.

+ May help with clarity of thought
+ May be uplifting
+ May help with focus and concentration

 

LAVENDER

I can’t think of hardly anything I DON’T use lavender for!

+ May promote restful night sleep
+ Calming
+ Safe with little ones
+ May support those wanting to combat irritability and frustration

 

PANAWAY

Another essential oil you don’t think of right away when you’re thinking about emotions but it definitely has more uses than just helping soothe tired and sore muscles!

+ Cool and invigorating smell
+ May promote feelings of energy
+ Place one drop in hands and rub together and inhale!
+ May be uplifting to body and mind
+ May promote feelings of vibrance and letting go

 

PEPPERMINT

Another one of my favorites! It has so many uses. I love this oil to help wake me up in the morning and feeling alert!

+ Invigorating smell
+ Smells crisp and clean and cool
+ If you are experiencing emotional stress in your digestive system (ex: knots in your stomach) this would be a good oil to check out
+ May promote clarity and concentration
+ May promote energy
+ May be helpful for combatting stress

 

PURIFICATION

This is one of our favorites in our home for using with laundry and diffusing to help cleanse the air but it also may have uses to help with our emotions!

+ Contains lemongrass which may be helpful in promoting a restful night’s sleep
+ May promote relaxation
+ May help with lessening feelings of anger

 

RC

+ May be uplifting
+ May be energizing
+ Supports lymphatic system – if this is something you’re interested in you should definitely look more into RC!
+ May be helpful in feeling rejuvenated

 

STRESS AWAY

One of my very favorite oils ever! I could sing love songs to it all day long.

+ Lime and vanilla two key ingredients
+ May be helpful in combatting emotional stress
+ May be helpful in combating nervousness
+ May help promote relaxation
+ May promote calming feelings
+ Would recommend adding your roller top to this bottle and roll it on the back of your neck!

 

THIEVES

Thieves is a powerhouse, amiright? It has so many uses for helping boosting our immune system but may also help with our emotions as well!

+ May promote relaxation
+ Smells like Christmastime!
+ May promote feelings of clarity and focus
+ May help with feelings of uncertainty

 

FAVORITES OUTSIDE OF THE STARTER KIT

There are MANY other oils that are AMAZING support for our emotions. ( outside of your kits)

Emotions are why I personally got into oils in the first place. I use Progesssence Plus + Valor DAILY. They are incredible and I can’t imagine now a day without these two. POWER DUO!

Many women see great support from Progessence Plus. Many of our emotions are tied to our hormones so PP is a beautiful support for us ladies. (Also check out Dragon Time- this one comes in handy also around that time of the month 😉 )

A few other favorites are Humility, White Angelica and Inner Child.
( look up these oils and read their little YL descriptions, AMAZING oils)

I don’t look at a bottle of oil as a magic potion that is going to magically give me JOY. But I do believe with all my heart that oils are beautiful tools that can absolutely be used to help support us in the ways that we need.

I personally use daily:
+2 drops of Progessence Plus on my wrists.
+ Two drops Valor- morning and night  (and anywhere in between). Two drops of Joy on my chest.

+Frankincense on my face and back of neck. I do this every night before bed!

+Stress Away Rollon – wrists

+Then my favorite daily diffuser combos for emotions are:
Joy + Tangerine.
Stress Away + Citrus Fresh.
White Angelica.
Release + Purification + Joy.
Frank + Lemon + Stress Away.

 

A FUN FEELINGS GUIDE!
Every one of us is different- definitely try various combos topically and diffused consistently as you seek out the best support for YOU!!!!

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