Aromatherapy oils for stress
Choose an essential oil to address your particular stress symptoms.
Lavender Lavandula angustifolia;
Arguably the most famous and wellstudied essential oils, wonderful for calming the nervous system, lowering heart rate, blood pressure and skin temperature.
Bergamot Citrus bergamia;
Traditionally used in Indian folk medicine with clinical studies showing it reduces heart rates and alleviates stress and anxiety.
Cypress Cupressus sempervirens;
Known as the “oil of transition” especially painful major change. Often planted around graveyards as a symbol of grief and source of solace. A terrain remedy and rebalancing nervine.
Spikenard Nardostachys jatamansi;
Known in biblical times as Nard oil, it was highly prized on many levels not least its calming action on the central nervous system.
Ylang Ylang Cananga odorata;
Extracted from the flower of a tropical tree in Southeast Asia, used to lower blood pressure.
Neroli Citrus aurantium var amara, flowers;
The exquisite aroma of neroli orange blossom is regarded as one of the best to calm and stabilise the mind. Known as the rescue remedy of the oils.
Rock Rose Cistus ladaniferus;
Considered to be one of the ancient spiritual oils, for trauma on all levels. Cistus is known for its reputation to restore equilibrium when we have been shaken to the core.
Frankincense Boswellia carterii;
Ancient sacred essence synonymous with spirituality, used for centuries in many cultures as an aid to deepening the breath and quieting mental chatter. Helpful for reducing mental agitation and worry.
Jasmine Jasminum officinale;
Uplifting oil to address heartbreak and fear. Used for treating stress and balancing hormones.
Rose Rosa damascena;
Queen of flowers with more than 300 chemical components, a complex oil and a tonic for the whole body. An uplifter of the spirit, soothing emotional wounds and feelings of anger, fear, anxiety.