Stress is a common problem that all age group suffers from. First of all, let’s look at some of the common symptom of stress, both physical and emotional.
Physical signs of stress
• Pain/tension in the back, neck and shoulders
• General aches and pains
• Fatigue/excessive tiredness
Emotional signs of stress
• Lack of confidence
• Irritability/lack of concentration
Some stress can be productive and give you drive and energy. It helps you to achieve goals, but too much is detrimental. A healthy attitude to stress is to recognize it and try to reduce its effect on your health and well-being. This is where you can turn to the gentle healing of aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy is particularly helpful for stress, depression and anxiety related conditions. This article focuses on how aromatherapy can be helpful in treating stress, depression and anxiety. Just read this article and discover an amazing natural cure for these conditions.
These essential oils can help you in anxiety:
• Clary sage
You can add up to 10 drops of whichever oil you think smells best to your bath then soak in it for at least 15 minutes. Or inhale neat oil. You can also make up a blend using up to 12 drops of oil in 4 fl oz (100 ml) of carrier oil. Massage it into your solar plexus (just between your ribs) in an anti-clockwise direction. This is very calming.
These essential oils can help you in depression:
• Clary sage
You can use them in the bath up to 10 drops in a full tub. Or inhale them neat, or use in a burner or vaporizer. You can also add 12 drops to 4 fl oz (100 ml) of carrier oil for massage. A blend of lavender, clary sage and camomile is good for massage.