With our fast paced lives, it can seem like time keeps speeding up and the stress continues building. Whether it’s work, family, or tax season that’s got you wound up, there are healthy remedies to calm stress and reduce anxiety. What are we talking about? Essential oils! These small but mighty oils have the power to transform your mood, including the ability to reduce stress. We’ve listed some of our favourite stress-busting scents below.
Considered the most common essential oil, lavender oil benefits include having a calming, relaing effect. It’s considered a nervous system restorative and can help with inner peace, sleep, restlessness, irritability, panic attacks, nervous stomach, and general nervous tension. This one is ideal for diffusing when at work or before bed to wash away any stress. It’s available both as a traditional essential oil and as the Humidew Essential Oil Water.
One of the benefits of rose essential oil is it’s very settling to the emotional heart, and perhaps the second most popular after lavender when it comes to relieving anxiety and depression, helping with panic attacks, grieving, and shock.
In a clinical study on the effects of both orange and rose oil, simply smelling the oils triggered the brain for relaxation. As a bright and uplifting oil, it stands alone nicely as well as blends beautifully with other oils.
The scent of peppermint is known to bring a restorative sense of clarity – perfect for when you’re juggling a million things and your brain seems to be all over the place. Try diffusing the Peppermint Essential Oil in the mornings before work or school to help calm your mind and ground your spirit.
Lemongrass essential oil is an excellent choice for stress relief. it’s brightness and citrus notes are perfect for alleviating stress. You’ll find lemongrass available in our Essential Oil Water, perfect for boosting your mood while helping to relax you.