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Aromatherapy is an excellent utilization of herbs. It can be used for relaxation or to treat a variety of sicknesses and ailments. Inhaling certain essential oils promotes positive feelings in the mind and body, acting as an instant health booster. There is herbal aromatherapy and essential oils for different needs, from stress to muscle pain.

Stress and Anxiety

Chamomile – Drinking chamomile tea is a known stress reliever, and using it for aromatherapy has the same effects. Use flower petals to create this essential oil.

Lavender – This flower has a powerful scent that has relaxing and mood balancing effects. Use the flowers, leaves, and stems to create this essential oil or purchase lavender essential oil here.

Geranium – Like lavender, geranium has a powerful and floral scent that calms anxiety. Use the petals to create this essential oil.

Rose – According to Melissa Dunlap in the article Herbal Aromatherapy, the scent of roses incites the feelings of happiness and relaxation. Use the petals to create this essential oil.

FatigueHerbal Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Image

It is very common to experience fatigue during the day. Instead of turning to that cup of coffee or energy drink, try these essential oils for a natural pick-me-up:

  • Lemongrass
  • Orange
  • Tangerine
  • Bergamot
  • Grapefruit
  • Peppermint

Choose the scent that is most pleasing to you for the best effects.

Muscle Pain

Essential oils provide relief for several types of muscle pain. They help aches and pains, pulled muscles, cramps, sprains, and fatigue. For treatment, try the essential oils listed below. Apply the oils topically.

  • Peppermint
  • Basil
  • Birch
  • Cypress
  • Ginger
  • Lavender
  • Lemongrass
  • Rosemary
  • Silver Fir
  • Spanish Sage
  • Wintergreen
  • Marjoram

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Sources:

Herbal Aromatherapy by Melissa Dunlap

http://www.nourishingtreasures.com/index.php/2013/03/08/essential-oils-101-using-essential-oils-for-muscle-related-pain-relief/

http://www.veria.com/herbs-supplements/holistic-approach-aromatherapy-essential-oils-for-fatigue

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