March 20th, 2018

Oils for Emotions

Essential oils can help us cope with day to day problems, and also help us to stay centered and focused in our goals.   
To obtain the best results from aromatherapy, it's wise to combine one or two other methods such as meditation, yoga, spiritual healing, massage or other relaxation techniques; these all work to bring balance and harmony to the body.  A healthy diet will also help achieve positive results faster.  
In addition, the effects of aromatherapy will be optimized through applying them in several different ways.  Use them in the bath, or a relaxing massage; apply aromatic creams or roll-ons to the wrist, temples, neck, and even the ears.  Put them in a diffuser, a diffuser necklace, or even a spray bottle that you can mist into the air.
Essential oils can have an immediate effect, but all true healing takes time, so don't expect results overnight- even when using the most appropriate oils.  
When using oils to restore emotional and mental balance you should use a blend of 2 or 3 single oils preferrably, or just a single oil. 
Single oils for Emotions

Abandoned/Bereft:  Rose, Palmrosa, Neroli
Abuse:  Geranium, Sandalwood
Aggravation:  Chamomile, Bergamot, Orange    
Aggression:  Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Geranium, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Marjoram
Agitation:  Bergamot, Cedarwood, Clary sage, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper berry, Lavender, Myrrh, Marjoram, Neroli, Sandalwood
Anger:  Bergamot, Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Geranium, Frankincense, Lavender, Marjoram, Orange, Rose, Sandalwood    
Anxiety:  Orange, Roman chamomile, Lavender, Rose  
Apathy:  Frankincense, Geranium, Marjoram, Orange, Peppermint, Rosewood, Rose, Sandalwood, Thyme.
Argumentative:  Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Orange, Thyme 
Bitter Brooding: Bergamot, Chamomile, Helicrysum 
Boredom:  Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Cypress, Frankincense, Juniper berry, Lavender, Rosemary, Sandalwood,  Thyme
Concentration:  Basil, Bay Laurel, Cedarwood, Juniper berry, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sandalwood  
Confusion:  Cedarwood, Cypress, Peppermint, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper berry, Marjoram, Rose, Rosewood, Rosemary, Basil, Sandalwood, Thyme  
Day Dreaming:  Eucalyptus,  Lavender, Helichrysum, Lemon, Myrrh, Peppermint, Rosewood, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme.   
Depression:  Frankincense, Sandalwood, Geranium, Lavender, Orange, Grapefruit
Despair:  Cedarwood, Clary sage, Frankincense, Lavender, Geranium, Lemon, Orange, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Spearmint, Rose, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme
Despondency:  Bergamot, Clary sage, Cypress, Geramium, Orange, Rose, Rosewood, Sandalwood.
Disappointment:  Clary sage, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper berry, Lavender, Orange, Rose  
Discouragement:  Bergamot, Cedarwood, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper berry, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Thyme
Distracted/Restless:  Frankincense, Geranium, Rosemary 
Fear:  Bergamot, Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Fennel, Geranium, Juniper berry, Marjoram, Myrrh, Orange, Sandalwood, Rose
Sudden Fear, esp. at Night:  Geranium, Rose, Vetiver
Forgetfulness:  Basil, Cedarwood, Roman chamomile, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Lemon Rosemary, Sandalwood, Peppermint, Thyme
Frustration:  Bergamot, Roman chamomile, Clary sage, Frankincense, Juniper berry, Lavender, Lemon, Orange, Peppermint, Thyme
Grief/Sorrow:  Bergamot, Roman chamomile, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Geranium, Juniper berry, Lavender, Rose
Guilt:  Roman chamomile, Cypress, Juniper berry, Lemon, Marjoram, Geranium, Frankincense, Sandalwood,  Rose, Thyme
Impatience/Intolerance:  Bergamot, Lavender, Peppermint
Indeciciveness:  Bergamot, Clary Sage, Orange, Rosemary
Insecure: Bergamot, Geranium, Patchouli, Rose, Jasmine
Irritability:  Bergamot, Chamomile, Grapefruit, Helicrysum, Lavender, Orange, Rose 
Jealousy:  Bergamot, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Frankincense, Orange, Rose, Rosemary
Joyless:  Orange, Jasmine, Ylang Ylang
Lack of Determination:  Cedarwood, Ginger
Loneliness:  Marjoram, Frankincense, Rose, Palmrosa, Neroli, Myrrh 
Mental/Emotional Fatigue:  Basil, Coriander, Helichrysum, Juniper Berry, Lemon, Orange, Palmarosa, Peppermint, Rosemary. 
Mood Swings:  Bergamot, Clary sage, Geranium, Jasmine, Juniper berry, Fennel, Lavender, Peppermint, Rose, Rosemary, Lemon, Sandalwood
Negative:  Bergamot, Clary sage, Orange, Neroli
Nervous Tension:  Bergamot, Clary sage, Cypress, Lavender
Nervous Exhuastion:  Geranium, Sandalwood, Jasmine
Obsessive  Overthinking:   Clary sage, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Marjoram,  Sandalwood, Vetiver
Panic:  Bergamot, Roman chamomile, Frankincense, Lavender, Marjoram, Birch, Myrrh, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Thyme
Resentment/Bitter:  Rose, Lavender, Helicrysum
Restlessness:  Bergamot, Cedarwood, Basil, Frankincense, Geranium, Lavender, Rose
Shock:  Helichrysum, Basil, Roman chamomile, Myrrh, Rosemary, Lavender, Frankincense