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How Essential Oils Improve Your Emotions

Our therapeutic sugar body scrubs and body butter are made with doTerra essential oils. Check out our beautiful life enhancing products like Happy, Goal Digger, Let It Go, Inspired, Peace Keeper, Good Morning Sunshine. We are in the process of creating more.

Due to their unique composition, doTerra essential oils are clean, pure and are readily absorbed by the skin. The oils are distilled from carefully selected plants from around the world. The company, doTerra International tests the potency and purity of its oils according to Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade standards to ensure superior quality. No artificial ingredients, contaminants or pesticides are included and an experienced essential oil user will recognize the superior quality of the oils.

By inhaling these aromatic oils, you influence many physiological and biochemical pathways within the human body. When you use our scrubs and body butter, you benefit mentally and emotionally from the essential oils. Listed below are some of the emotional and mental benefits of some of the oils from doTerra.

Arborvitae oil has been used for centuries to promote grounding, calming, and spiritual trust. It can help you to stand strong and stable, and to process through control issues, rigidity, trust, fighting with reality, courage, and more.

Basil essential oil has a fresh, herbaceous aroma that can be calming and refreshing.

Bergamot oil is an antidepressant and stimulant. It creates a feeling of freshness, joy and energy when you are sad or depressed by improving blood circulation.

Black pepper oil soothes muscle discomfort after exercise and it energizes the mind while comforting the body.

Cardamom oil’s distinct scent can promote a positive mood.

Cassia oil fights depression, uplifts the mood and induces warm feelings in the body and mind.

Cinnamon bark oil relieves depression.

Clary Sage oil relieves anxiety and depression by boosting self esteem, confidence, hope and mental strength.

Clove oil is said to promote healthy boundaries, helping a person feel empowered and encouraged to stand strong and to break patterns of being victimized. It also helps those who are domineering and tend to cross other people’s boundaries. It breaks co-dependency tendencies.

Coriander oil has been used to help a person honor their own needs and boundaries. It relieves perfectionist tendencies and feelings of being victimized.

Cumin oil supports you if you have gone through some form of abuse by helping you to clear any emotional pain you may be holding on to. It also provides an emotional barrier or boundary as you analyse, process, and heal the trauma.

Douglas fir oil is called the oil of “generational wisdom”. It helps you to tap into the experience and knowledge offered by generational patterns. When you struggle to connect with your parents or grandparents, or to see eye-to-eye, this oil can help you release the distance or blocks you might have and build deeper relationships. You also become firm grounded and rooted in your own sense of self.

Fennel oil will support your confidence if you are struggling with self-doubt, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, lack of accountability, or stubbornness. It helps you to live in alignment with your values and integrity.

Grapefruit oil’s aroma is uplifting, soothing and clarifying. It is known to bust stress.

Juniper berry oil encourages and supports the emotional and spiritual aspects. It will particularly help you to navigate fears and resistance to the type of digging deep necessary for healing. Experts say it will help you to overcome nightmares, especially those with deeper unconscious meaning, and help you gain more restful sleep.

Lavender oil has a calming effect which is quite useful you have difficulty sleeping.

Lemon oil lifts the mood and relieves depression.

Lime oil will relieve stress, exhaustion and anxiety or calm your mind.

Marjoram oil is known to relate to the heart center and may help you to build healthy relationships with others. It may therefore be good for you if you have trust issues, or if you struggle to let others in or if you have your guard up (unnecessarily), or you feel distant or cold to others.

Melissa or lemon balm oil is uplifting to the mind and the energy. If you are in the “dark night of the soul”, in the depths of hopelessness or self-doubt, or you are feeling desperate or unable to go forward, this oil is for you. Melissa essential oil can open you up to the potential of joy, teaching you how to allow it to flow through you and your life again.

Myrrh oil relaxes the mind.

Patchouli oil is a commonly known antidepressant. It encourages the release of serotonin and dopamine, neurotransmitters which ease feelings of anger, anxiety and nervousness.

Petitgrain oil helps overcome depression, anxiety, stress, anger and fear. It uplifts the mood and induces positive thinking.

Roman chamomile oil has been used as a mild sedative to calm nerves, to relieve depression and reduce anxiety by promoting relaxation. The fragrance is carried directly to the brain and serves as an emotional trigger. A 2013 study published in Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine found that an aromatherapy essential oil blend including lavender, Roman chamomile and neroli reduced anxiety levels and improved sleep quality in patients in an intensive care unit.

Rosemary oil is good for stress relief. In a 2007 study it was found that smelling rosemary oil decreased the levels of the stress hormone, cortisol, in the saliva.

Sandalwood (Hawaiian) oil balances the energy, quiets the mind, and reduces stress.

Indian sandalwood oil is known for promoting mental clarity, improving memory and promoting a feeling of relaxation and peace.

Wild orange is very uplifting to the mind and emotions creating a good mood. It opens the mind and heart to the potential around you, making you accept the good around you. It helps you to release patterns of scarcity, money blocks, fear, and the poverty mindset, stimulating your creativity, vision, and widening your perspective. It creates lightheartedness and a sense of humor when approaching challenges.

As you can see, essential oils are very powerful healing agents. Get any one of our products and uplift your emotions and your mind.