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Commonly Used Essential Oils

Posted on January 15, 2017 at 4:35 PM

Bergamot (Citrus bergamia): Antidepressant, appetite balancer.

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum): Anxiety, mental fatigue, mild depression, indigestion, nausea, heartburn, stomach ache, poor circulation

Cedarwood Atlas (Cedrus atlantica): Immune Support, stress, tension, anxiety, emotional exhaustion.

Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea): Relax and strengthen nervous system

Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens): Poor circulation, immune support, general overall tonic, stress, anxiety, mild depression, hormonal imbalance

Ginger (Zingiber officinale): Nervous exhaustion, mental fatigue, mental fog

Helichrysum (Helichrysum italicum): cell regenerative, wound healing, anti-inflammatory, indicated for bruises and swelling

Lavender (Lavendula angustifolia): Adaptogenic, promotes relaxation

Lemon grass (Cymbopogon citratus): cleansing, antiviral, insect repellant, use for cleaning, antimicrobial

Mandarin (Citrus reticulata): calming, great for children (can combine with lavender), slightly more warming citrus aroma

Neroil (Citrus aurantium var. amara) relieves and reduces anxiety, antispasmodic, PMS, antidepressant, nourishing, postpartum depression, pregnancy/delivery

Patchouli (Pogostemom cablin): antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, soothes the nervous system

Peppermint (Mentha piperita): Sluggishness, immune support, nervous stress, mild depression, shock.

Pine (Pinus sylvestris): Poor circulation, fatigue, immune support, adrenal support. (Pine may have a stimulating effect on the adrenal cortex; it can be a good essential oil choice for fatigue and nervous debility. It is energizing without being overly stimulating. It is used extensively with clients who are in adrenal burnout, who have chronic fatigue syndrome or are generally overstressed.

Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis): Good strengthening tonic for the whole body often used for clients who are tired, run down and may be helpful for exhaustion.

Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanioides): Poor circulation, immune support, nervous tension, mild depression, and mental exhaustion.

Categories: Essential Oils