Many people are just recently becoming aware of the energetic benefits of essential oils, however, implementation dates back to our ancestors. Plants and Herbs have a long history of medicinal use, and essential oils are highly concentrated phytochemicals that are extracted from various parts of plants, and herbs such as the roots, leaves, and flowers. There are many essential oils that can be used to boost your mood, here are a few of the best oils, as well as how to use them, if you are looking for a pick me up.
Cinnamon and Ginger
Cinnamon and Ginger are both warm oils that aid your circulatory system. Both are great for treating cardiac fatigue and muscle pain. You can consume both in food grade amounts added to warm tea, however some people prefer topical applications enabling them to inhale the oil over a longer duration. When using either of these topically you should always dilute them to avoid skin irritations. It is important to note that ginger should be discussed with a doctor before use if you are using blood thinners.
Juniper and Sage
Juniper and sage are two of the most effective essential oils for cleansing and purification. Juniper disperses the toxins accumulated in your body, which can often cause fatigue. To get the greatest benefits from these oils add 2 drops of each to a warm bath or shower and them the warmth open your pores to the oils.
Peppermint and Spearmint
Both of these oils aid in boosting energy levels, however, peppermint is stronger, so if you have small children in the house spearmint is a safer option. For and overall energy boost diffuse peppermint or spearmint oil throughout your most common living spaces. For direct application mix 3 drops of the oil appropriate for your family with 1 drop of lavender and a tsp of a carrier oil. Almond oil is one of the best carrier oils widely available.