Using essential oils to elicit certain physiological reactions is something that people have been doing for many years, and now you can make use of an aroma vaporizer to get the same effects. Since essential oils have different purposes, it is important to get to know which ones will have the effects that you are looking for, including those that soothe and calm the body and mind.
Lavender has been one of the most popular essential oils for hundreds of years, and it is well known for its abilities to relieve tension and aid in the decrease of anxiety levels. Many natural healers make use of this oil for its healing properties, as well as its ability to aid in more restful levels of sleep; while some turn to their aroma vaporizer as a method of activating the properties of the oils, others use the plants in their food. Altogether, this specific essential oil is one of the most comforting options on the market because it has such as soothing effect on people, but it is also very popular because it happens to be one of the safest options on the market and can usually be applied directly to the skin if a person doesn’t suffer from allergies to the oil.
Chamomile tea is one of the most commonly used teas for the purposes of relaxation, and the essential oil has just about the same effect. There are two different types of flowers that are used to make this type of essential oil; the German and the Roman varieties. The former is also very well known for its anti-inflammatory benefits, while the latter is used more for its calming abilities; both have the ability to lift the spirits and aid in the promotion of a restful night’s sleep. Those who have ragweed allergies shouldn’t consume this type of plant, but the essential oils tend to be quite safe for topical application to those without an aversion to the oil.
Peace and Calming
Peace and calming is actually a blend of essential oils that includes orange, tangerine, ylang ylang, patchouli and blue tansy. These oils are individually known for their positive effects on mood, as well as the aiding in the alleviation of negative moods. In the past, ylang ylang was used quite commonly as an aphrodisiac, which is why people used to spread the petals of the flower on the marriage beds in Indonesia. Understanding how essential oils work and how you can use them to your advantage could end up assisting you in utilizing them more effectively, which makes it worth educating yourself on this subject.
I have never tried using chamomile in vaporizer. Sounds like a good idea!
I am allergic to ragweed (severely) and I have terrible anxiety what can I use for calming and mild sedation relaxing?
And chamomile is in the ragweed family. Is there other oils that have the same effect?
Becky there are several essential oils that have calming and mild sedative properties which may be helpful in reducing anxiety. Some of these include lavender, frankincense, bergamot and ylang-ylang. These oils can be used in a vaporizer or diffuser to create a relaxing atmosphere.
However please note that people with ragweed allergies may also react to certain essential oils, so its best to test a small amount of the oil on your skin before using it in a vaporizer. If you do experience adverse reactions, stop using it immediately and seek medical advice if necessary.