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Emotional Frustrations Resurfaced Without Diffuser


Author: Katie J.
Skill: ZYTO Compass
Date: 07-10-2015
Views: 4,120
Word Count: 242
Questions Received: 1
Testimonial ID: 10720-OR
Brand Neutral: Yes
Scientific Studies: 8

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After having used several essential oils on a daily basis to help with emotional support, I had not realized the power of diffusing the oils at night until I forgot to diffuse for about 2 weeks straight. I had taken my diffuser to a class and then had failed to plug it back in on my night stand.

After a couple weeks, some of my symptoms and emotional frustrations were getting the better of me. I upped my topical applications of essential oils, but this was not quite cutting it.

Then I realized that I had not been diffusing at night! My lucky combo has been Elemi and Tangerine essential oils together. I always place 3 drops of each in either the Home Diffuser or the Dewdrop Diffuser and then diffuse until the diffuser shuts itself off overnight.

A member of the same botanical family as Frankincense and Myrrh, Elemi has a grounding, balancing influence. And like many other citrus oils, Tangerine helps me feel calm and worry free.

According to the company, Tangerine is a calming essential oil with a sweet, tangy aroma, similar to Orange. It helps with occasional nervous irritability and is an excellent oil to help uplift the spirit and bring about a sense of security.

After two nights of diffusing this combo, I realized that it had been my maintenance for emotional support and stability since being off of medications. A bonus is that both of these essential oils are low priced!


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Supporting Scientific Studies
1.Associated topics: mood,emotions — "The present study indicated that lavender aromatherapy as a potential therapeutic modality could alleviate premenstrual emotional symptoms, which, at least in part, is attributable to the improvement of parasympathetic nervous system activity. This study further implies that HRV could evaluate the efficacy of aromatherapy using various fragrances to relieve premenstrual symptoms, and ultimately, support the mind and body health of women."Link
2.Associated topics: stress,anxiety — "After inhalation of clary sage oil, cortisol levels were significantly decreased.... Thyroid stimulating hormone was also reduced.... Clary sage oil has antidepressant-like effect...."Link
3.Associated topics: stress,anxiety — "Lavender, mint [peppermint], orange, rose, chamomile, rosemary, and sage were used.... Depression levels in the touch-music-aroma therapy group... showed a larger decrease than in the... control groups [that did not include aromatherapy].... [FMS] symptoms such as restless sleep, headache, morning fatigue, exhaustion, feeling like crying, and bowel complaints were also significantly reduced."Link
4.Associated topics: mood,emotions,anxiety — "Beta-Caryophyllene [component of cannabis, clove, copaiba], a CB2 [cannabinoid] receptor agonist produces multiple behavioral changes relevant to anxiety and depression in mice.... these preclinical results suggest that CB2 receptors may provide alternative therapeutic targets for the treatment of anxiety and depression. The possibility that BCP may ameliorate the symptoms of these mood disorders offers exciting prospects for future studies."Link
5.Associated topics: mood,stress,anxiety — "A number of essential oils are currently in use as aromatherapy agents to relieve anxiety, stress, and depression. Popular anxiolytic oils include lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), rose (Rosa damascena), orange (Citrus sinensis), bergamot (Citrus aurantium), lemon (Citrus limon), sandalwood (Santalum album), clary sage (Salvia sclarea), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis), and rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.)."Link
6.Associated topics: mood,stress,anxiety — "Most studies, as well as clinically applied experience, have indicated that various essential oils, such as lavender, lemon and bergamot can help to relieve stress, anxiety, depression and other mood disorders. Most notably, inhalation of essential oils can communicate signals to the olfactory system and stimulate the brain to exert neurotransmitters (e.g. serotonin and dopamine), thereby further regulating mood."Link
7.Associated topics: stress,anxiety — "The ylang ylang oil caused a significant decrease of blood pressure and a significant increase of skin temperature. At the behavioral level, subjects in the ylang ylang oil group rated themselves more calm and more relaxed than subjects in the control group. These findings are likely to represent a relaxing effect of the ylang ylang oil and provide some evidence for the usage of the ylang ylang oil in aromatherapy such as causing a relief of depression and stress in humans."Link
8.Associated topics: mood,emotions,stress,anxiety — "Lavender essential oil has been used as an anxiolytic [anxiety] drug, a mood stabilizer, a sedative, spasmolytic [muscle spasms], antihypertensive [high blood pressure], antimicrobial, analgesic [pain] agent as well as a wound healing accelerator.... The present study suggests that inhalation of lavender essential oil may be an effective and safe treatment modality in acute management of migraine headaches."Link

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