Natural remedies are very effective in reducing the effects of stress and restoring the balance of body and mind. They are an enjoyable way of improving well-being and have been used around the world for thousands of years. Below are some powerful tips on how to enjoy releasing stress in simple ways that beings you happiness.
Essential oils distilled from plants, flowers, and resigns can be used to promote good health and help you relax. Your sense of smell is directly linked to memories and mood. Among other things, essential oils can be antidepressant, relieve pain and tension, ease headaches, act as a tonic, and help to ensure a good night’s sleep. Getting a good aromatherapy diffuser to use in your home is highly recommended. You can check out our selection of excellent aromatherapy diffusers to use in your bedroom, home office, living room, bathroom, or kitchen here. Also, you can use sage or palo santo as aromatherapy. These are also incredibly calming when smelling sage or palo santo. Traditionally, sage is believed to increase our intuition when inhaled. We carry an excellent collection of sage and palo santo in our mediation tools section.
There are few things more relaxing than an aromatherapy massage- the treatment eases muscular tension while treating the senses to the soothing aroma of essential oils. Oils can be inhaled, used in compresses to relieve pain, added to bathwater or massage oil or used in an aromatherapy diffuser. There are so many amazing uses for essential oils that is truly magical such as, you can use rosemary oil to rub on your scalp to help stimulate hair growth. You can add chamomile essential oil to your aromatherapy diffuser to help you relax and sleep better. You can also use chamomile essential to make your own skin moisturizer. You can also make your own natural cleaning products using lemon oil and eucalyptus oil. Also, you can make your own natural perfumes using your favorite scent of essential oil such as rose oil. You can also make your own room sprays to help disinfect the air and make the room and your linens smell fresh and wonderful. We love essential oils just as much as we love Aromatherapy diffusers! You can check out our natural collection of essential oils here.
An aromatherapy massage combines the relaxing properties of various oils with the benefits of touch. Dilute a few drops of two or three essential oils in a carrier oil such as coconut oil or jojoba oil. Blend six drops of essential oil with 4 tsp (15-20 ml) of carrier oil to make enough for a full body massage. Throw a self-care party at your home with your friends! Make your own massage oils and take turns giving each other massages and applying all natural facial masks to each other! (Check out our all-natural facial masks that you will love applying on your skin! Located in our beauty section.) Create a fun exclusive at home spa party! Take photos and share the joy of self-care on social media with your friends to inspire them to take time for self-care. Let’s celebrate women and for all the hard work we do as females, nurturing others. Time to also nurture ourselves so we can continue nurturing others. Ensure to offer chamomile tea to your guests at your self-care party to help wind them down before bed and hydrate themselves. Chamomile tea feels calming to drink. Check out our herbal tea section under food and beverage. Plus, we have sleepy tea under our natural remedies section for sleep.
Add essential oils to your bathwater to enhance muscle relaxation such as chamomile and lavender oil. Add five drops then swirl the bathwater around to disperse the oils before stepping into the bath. Oils added to bathwater are inhaled and partly absorbed by the skin, bringing immediate physical benefits. Also, adding all natural bath bombs and all natural salts to your bath water further enhances your relaxation when in the bath plus offering so many health benefits such as moisturizes your skin, rejuvenates your skin, soothes pain, helps insomnia, aching joints, arthritis, headaches, dry/itchy skin, strengthen blood vessels, and stiffness. Using a crystal facial roller is a fantastic way to release stress. Rolling a crystal against your skin feels amazing and is extremely soothing plus it helps tighten your skin! It also helps rub your moisturizer into your skin to get glowing and youthful skin! You can grab a crystal facial roller in our beauty section.
Ten Relaxing Essential Oils
Bergamot: Soothing, uplifting and good for tension and depression.
Chamomile: calming; suitable for insomnia.
Jasmine: a stimulant or a sedative, according to need; excellent antidepressant and aphrodisiac.
Juniper: good for fatigue and boosting self-esteem.
Lavender: a very useful and popular oil, used for relaxing and as an antidepressant and painkiller.
Lemon Balm: long used to banish melancholy; balances the emotions.
Rosemary: refreshing and stimulating.
Sandalwood: used as an antidepressant and aphrodisiac.
Vetiver: balances the nervous system; good for insomnia.
Ylang ylang: calming; used as an aphrodisiac and good for panic attacks.
Filling a room with an aroma of your choice is the easiest way to enjoy essential oils. Add a few drops to your aromatherapy diffuser after you pour water into your diffuser.
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