Best Essential Oils for Depression
Mountain Rose Herbs is my most popular supplier for all thing aromatherapy. Here's some quick links for the best essential oils for depression.
Using aromatherapy for depression really can help lift your mood, especially in partnership with other happiness-boosting activities like exercise and healthy eating.
If you're sad, tired, irritable or just generally not yourself, these natural depression remedies might be just the pick-me-up you need.
Aromatherapy home remedies for depression can help ease that awful sense of being "stuck" that often comes with depression. They're also useful for relieving some of the various symptoms of depression.
For example, aromatherapy depression home remedies can help...
Aromatherapy won't "cure" depression, but it does trigger a positive emotional and physical response by stimulating your body's limbic and endocrine systems, which are important in regulating depression. Click here to learn how aromatherapy affects mood.
It's best to use aromatherapy for depression to support other treatments if your depression is severe or unmanageable. Please do not use information from Easy-Aromatherapy-Recipes.com to diagnose or treat a medical or psychological condition. Click here to see full disclaimer.
Essential Oil Blends for Depression
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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Inhaler
This portable little aromatherapy inhaler is great because you can carry it in your bag or keep it in your desk (keep an extra one in your car - it's great for road rage!) and use it whenever you need a lift.
Pour a teaspoon of coarse sea salt in a very small dark glass or PET plastic bottle and add one of the following blends:
To use, take three long, slow, deep breaths of the aroma. If you're really stressed out or miserable, take a short break, then take three more deep breaths. You can do this up to three times.
When the scent in your aromatherapy inhaler fades, just add in another batch of the essential oils, give the bottle a shake and you're good to go again.
Another great option is to make the above blends into a bath or body oil. Simply add the essential oils to 2oz (1/4 cup) aromatherapy carrier oil of your choice.
Look through the bath oil, bath salt and massage oil recipes. There's a lot of aromatherapy home remedies for depression that can help! Here's a sample for you to check out... Choose one or two depending on the symptoms that are bothering you the most and give them a try - it really can't hurt!