Aromatherapy is used in various healing practices to help ease stress and tension, help to improve your health and cure common ailments. In the attempt to relieve stress aromatherapy has proved to be extremely effective.
There are several ways in which aromatherapy is administered in order to cure this ailment. From aromatic massages to soothing baths the therapy has been administered to have positive results on the recipients. Sunflower oil, almond oil, lavenders essence and rose oils are the most common oils used in this case.
To get relief from the anxiety that you are undergoing; you must first have a warm bath with a few drops of rose oil. Soak in the water for a few minutes and take deep breaths. This helps the oils to enter deep into your respiratory system and causes a positive feeling instantly. It helps to transport you to a different plateau away from your anxiety and troubles.
Blending bergamot and chamomile in a base oil of either olive or sunflower oil or massaging it gently onto your temples will help to relieve stress instantly. This also helps to relieve any headaches that may be stress related.
Sandalwood helps a great deal in stress relief. Simply burn sandalwood powder on a few bits of coal or light sandalwood incense sticks in your room at night. The aromatic vapors will help to soothe your senses all night. It also helps to give you a good night’s sleep.
It should be kept close to your body. However, keep in mind that if you are burning the powder over coal it may cause a lot of smoke in the room and care must be taken if you suffer from asthma or if you have a child in the room.
Add a few drops of lavender oil to your pillow at night. The aroma will arouse your senses and let out positive vibes instantly. Lavender oil has been used to relieve stress and anxiety for centuries.