Essential Oils For Energy
By Brandi Monasco
From time to time everyone tends to have moments when their energy levels are low. This can be due to reasons such as health problems, depression and doing difficult tasks among others. When we feel tired and less energetic, most of us tend to go for coffee in order to regain some energy…
But there are other options to get that energy boost that you need!
Did you know that essential oils can be a quick way to boost and add energy to your body?
Lemon Essential Oil
The wonders of lemon are diverse and in this case, lemon essential oil assists in relaxation and can additionally be used to boost your energy, especially after long hours of work. Lemon oil can also bring back your concentration.
Citrus Essential Oil
Using citrus essential oil can give a boost of energy to your body. The oil will help you feel more focused and more productive. This oil lifts your mood, therefore, making you less stressed and depressed. Orange has a powerful scent for a refreshing feeling.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
This essential oil plays a key role in boosting your energy and stimulating your brain. It’s quite beneficial and apart from being refreshing, eucalyptus essential oil can be used to help conditions such as a stuffy nose, asthma and loss of appetite.
Grapefruit Essential Oil
Grapefruit plays a unique role in preventing bloat and boosting water retention in the body. Losing the bloat and water retention will keep you energetic. The oil stimulates breaking of fat in the bloodstream to energy. Grapefruit is also effective in boosting your appetite.
Basil Essential Oil
This essential oil comes in two distinct types: French and exotic basil. They, however, have a similar effect to the body. French basil has a sweeter smell compared to exotic basil. Basil oils stimulate adrenal glands and reduce mental fatigue, leaving you feeling more energetic.
Ginger Essential Oil
Ginger essential oil is used to boost body energy due to the invigorating effect it has on the nerves. If you are short of sleep, ginger oil works miracles when used.
How To Use Essential Oils
These oils can be bought or you can make them for yourself. Most people choose to make their own blends; they do so by mixing the blend in a dark bottle that has an eyedropper cap. By experimenting with different types of blends, you will finally come out with a method that best works for you.
All the above essential oils for energy are used in various ways, some are inhaled and others are applied to the skin. The inhalation method is the best way to use these particular essential oils.
You can apply a few drops on a piece of cloth or tissue and sniff when needed. This can be effective for those who travel instead of carrying the bottle with you. You can also smell the scent directly from the bottle.
Use the essential oils in a diffuser. This will make sure that you spread the oil all over the room or office; this will not only refresh you, but will also make you have a better environment for better productivity.
Do you have any experience with these oils? Share with us in the comments below!
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Brandi Monasco is a freelance writer, graphic designer and social media manager from Texas. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Arts and has recently found a new love for health and nutrition.
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