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When Comforting Essential oils are needed.

When Comforting Essential oils are needed.  

By Penny Keay

Everyone, at some point, will need to be comforted.  Whether they have been experiencing something in their immediate life or in a worldwide or distant event, folks will need to be comforted.  It may be you or someone very close to you.

In today’s headlines, we hear of many unsettling events. They can be horrific, man-made attacks to crashing of planes, trains or even an auto accident. 

The more common events may be from Mother Nature.  Earthquakes, fires, hurricanes, tornados and flooding all of these can leave us needing comfort. 

Comfort in knowing our family and friends will be okay.  Once they are located, to settle ourselves, to deal with a myriad of emotions of what those involved have gone through or things we had to go through.  

Comforting hugAfter any type of event or stressful situation, including a loss of someone close to you, whether caused by Mother Nature or Man-made, smelling various essential oils can help you feel more at ease and give you comfort to feel at peace.

Using essential oils around others may help them get relief without really knowing there are essential oils helping them.  Essential oils may help with the depression that accompanies such situations.

Of course, there are other reasons to use comforting scents too.  It is possible that you have had a hard week at work or even at home.  Some folks have too many ‘irons in the fire’ and need to take a break.

Maybe your kids are having problems in school; they don’t want to do their chores or who knows what other minor catastrophe enters the room, they may need to be comforted.

Just being able to sit down in peace, relax a bit and enjoy some comforting essential oils will undoubtedly make you feel better.  Even if it is just a few moments before you have to deal with the next tragedy.

Some well-known essential oils for just this purpose are:

Comforting Essential oils include:

Rose Otto, Neroli, Cistus, Melissa, Patchouli, Lavender, Frankincense, Vetiver, Cypress, Mandarin, Spikenard and Roman Chamomile are the most commonly sought.  

For some, they may need to find oils that are more grounding, so using essential oils like Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Patchouli and others may be more beneficial.

Yet others feel comfort while smelling Geranium, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove bud, Sweet Marjoram, the Eucalyptus oils and Pine needle scents.   These essential oils in particular may trigger memories of happier times; holidays as an example.

Try blending any two or three essential oils together and see what you think.

Try this Comforting blend

Mandarin - 20 drops
Geranium - 10 drops
Patchouli - 10 drops

Mix well in an amber bottle, and then diffuse in any Diffuser, piece of jewelry or inhaler.  

Comforting blend if you need grounding

Neroli - 10 drops
Mandarin - 10 drops
Cypress - 5 drops
Sandalwood – 5 drops (Can substitute S’Woods Blend for the Sandalwood).

Again, mix well in an amber bottle and then diffuse in any Diffuser, including a piece of jewelry or Aromatherapy Lapel Dot.

Relax and enjoy the smell of these and other essential oils.

Both of these above Recipes can be added to a carrier oil, lotion or cream and worn as needed as a perfume or anointing type oil.

Many people find that they need help on a daily basis when life throws them a ‘curve ball’.

Don’t want to blend your own?   
If you prefer to use a pre-blended synergy, please check out our blends.

Calming, Peaceful and Relaxing blend are very wonderful blends used just for this purpose - they are very comforting!

Remember any essential oil or blend that you enjoy that makes you feel happy, content may be the right choice for you. 

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The information provided in this Website article is for informational and educational purposes only.
You should not use this information to replace medical advice given by a licensed medical practitioner. Anyone considering alternative therapies should remember to consult with their licensed medical professional before using any alternative or complementary method. 
We do not give nor is any opinion on our web site medical advice, they are merely suggested uses.

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Beverly Velazquez

11/25/2017 at 02:41:05 AM

I will be back to this site. Thanks