Energizing and Uplifting Aromatherapy Essential Oils

Energizing and Uplifting

Energizing and uplifting essential oils have both psychological and physical effects on the body. Aroma Therapists use blends of essential oils to help to alleviate a variety of symptoms or complaints.The healing power of plants has been harnessed, for thousands of years. Read on to discover the health benefits of energizing and uplifting aromatherapy essential oils.

Stimulating Properties

Unlike some traditional medicines, essential oils release their healing power in a natural and gentle way. Any stimulant effect is therefore more subtle than a prescription stimulant. Essential oils are extremely potent however, and all must be used in moderation, and in small amounts.

Rosemary Essential Oil

Aroma: This essential oil has an aroma which is a little like pine.

Use: Rosemary affects state of mind by invigorating the senses. It is frequently relied on to tackle fatigue and improves concentration levels. Rosemary oil helps with circulation problems and is often diluted in carrier oil, and then massaged into aching muscles. Hair products for greasy hair often contain rosemary essential oil as it has astringent properties.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Aroma: Peppermint essential oil has a very fresh and clean aroma.

Use: Peppermint essential oil is frequently used to aid digestion. It eases: headaches, cold and flu symptoms, and spastic colon (IBS). The invigorating and uplifting properties make it an excellent tonic, for those suffering from mental fatigue. It refreshes and restores vitality, improving concentration.

Orange Essential Oil

Aroma: Orange essential oil has a rich, sweet, citrus aroma.

Use: Orange oil is both uplifting and energizing to the body and mind. It is also relied on to soothe and relax.Those who suffer from anxiety and depression benefit from using orange oil. It aids circulation and also helps with indigestion. Orange essential oil will reduce the inflammation caused by infections.

Lemon Essential Oil

Aroma: Lemon essential oil has a sharp citrus aroma.

Use: This oil is often used to help fight infections as it stimulates the circulatory system. It soothes headaches, and is often massaged into areas experiencing rheumatic aches and pains. Lemon essential oil is found in products for greasy hair and skin. This is due to the astringent properties.

Citrus and the Sun

Citrus oils can enhance your sensitivity to the sun. It is therefore not safe to use them on your skin before going in the sun.

I hope that you enjoy these energizing and uplifting aromatherapy essential oils. If you enjoyed reading this Hub on aromatherapy, perhaps you would also like to read: What Essential Oils Do

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eHealer 4 years ago from Las Vegas

Good information, I use aromatherapy for stress relief and to curb my appetite. I appreciate your new ideas. Thanks

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DAWNEMARS 4 years ago from The Edge of a Forest in Europe Author

Thanks eHealer for visiting and commenting. Aromatherapy is something that I will always treasure for years to come.

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mirandalabelle 4 years ago from Dunedin, Florida

Thank you very much for this information. I love oils. Have you ever considered making your own?

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DAWNEMARS 4 years ago from The Edge of a Forest in Europe Author

Hi Miranda, thank you for the visit. I love them too. I have not considered making my own. It takes so much work with so many plants to make each bottle!

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yoginijoy 4 years ago from Mid-Atlantic, USA

Wonderful hub! I am just beginning to learn about aromatherapy so this is what I need to know. Thanks for the great information.

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DAWNEMARS 4 years ago from The Edge of a Forest in Europe Author

Thank you for your comments Yogin. You are more than welcome. Hope you enjoy exploring.

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eHealer 4 years ago from Las Vegas

Okay, I had the lemon oils, so I bought the Orange oils, and it's yummy! Helps me to chill out. Thanks for tips!

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Darrylmdavis 4 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

For a pick-me-up, I adore lemon. It just always brings a little sunshine with it :-)

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