Essential Oils for Emotional Well-Being

Essential oils can have an impact on our physical and emotional well-being.  Here’s a brief summary of some essential oils to try when you are feeling…

Anger (to soothe) – Chamomile, ylang ylang
Anger (unexpressed) – Rosemary
Anxiety – Bergamot, citrus oils, melissa
Apathy – Patchouli
Depression – Clary sage, bergamot, jasmine
Insomnia – Marjoram, neroli
Lethargy – Spruce, pine
Digestive trouble – Fennel, peppermint, cinnamon
Fear – Geranium, juniper, hyssop
Grief – Amber, ylang ylang, rose, marjoram
Low self-esteem – Rose
Loss/death – Cypress, ud, spikenard
Mental stress – Basil, citrus oils, neroli
Calming – Sandalwood, lemongrass, lavender
Physical pain – Ylang ylang, clary sage, birch, spikenard
Hypersensitivity – Mimosa, bois de rose
Spiritual/psychic protection – Frankincense, yarrow
Stress – Lavender, geranium, bergamot

Source: The Aromatherapy Companion by Victoria H. Edwards

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Dr. Terri Parrott has a bachelor’s degree in speech communication, a master’s degree in business administration and a doctorate degree in business administration with an international management concentration. She has been active in the financial industry for over twenty years; having worked as a banker for two of the largest United States based banks and a financial advisor with one of the largest investment firms in the United States. Terri has also been a sales manager for a large United States based rental car company, as well as adjunct professor in the business department of Florida based universities. She is the author of three blogs: • focusing on quick-read concepts of ancient wisdom with a modern twist • focusing on personal energy and meditation techniques as well as holistic approaches to everyday life • focusing on a light-hearted look at growing old. She has authored Quick Tips for Your Small Business, a quick reference book offering hands-on information for small business owners. Dr. Parrott has also published the following e-books available through the Amazon Kindle site: • Embrace Chaos to Create Change focusing on non-traditional ways to bring about lasting change in your thoughts and behavior. • Voice on the Phone: A Quick-Read Guide to Successfully Building Customer Relationships Using the Telephone. A practical guide for anyone relying on the telephone as a sales tool. • Quick, Easy Ways to Compute Everyday Business Formulas: A Handy Reference for Small Business Owners.