They’re affordable, they smell amazing, and they're touted as anxiety relievers and energy boosters, but do essential oils actually work? Today, we’re talking about the mind-to-body connection that happens during aromatherapy and what happens when you use essential oils.
The practice of distilling essential oils dates back to as early as 4500 BC when the Egyptians distilled for perfume and medicine. The oils are distilled from plants, roots, or herbs and then through the practice of aromatherapy are then diluted to make them safe for a variety of uses. When inhaled, the scent molecules in essential oils travel directly to the emotional center of the brain. When applied topically, they sink into the skin and can provide pain and muscle ache relief.
Each oil has different properties that can benefit you in different situations. For example, citrus oil is known to smell delicious and remind people of the morning sun. That mind-to-body trigger has been studied in conjunction to help people with anxiety and depression. It also has naturally occurring antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. Lavender essential oil is famous for relieving anxiety, promoting deeper sleep, and instilling a sense of calm. The oil contains properties to help fight eczema, relax muscles, and treat fungal infections.
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years to treat non-serious ailments and uplift the spirits! All you have to do to partake is find a blend that works for you. Our line of wellness oils are designed for on-the-go everyday people and made from pure essential oils. You can browse our line here.
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