Using Essential Oils to Combat Grief

Grief is a very overwhelming feeling, especially to those who are truly suffering. Sadly, sorrow and grief are part of humanity. The grief cycle has a few different stages. One of those stages is acceptance.

We cannot get to that point until we move past our initial grief and get to a point where we are not suffering from so much pain. We need to find a place where we are not overwhelmed by sadness. Here are some essential oils that can help with the grieving process.

Bergamot - Bergamot has tremendous calming properties. Bergamot works as an anti-depressant and works with supporting hormones. Its citrus scent is very appealing and is used a lot in aromatherapy to alleviate anxiety. Aromatherapy is often used to improve moods.

Bergamot is a wonderful choice for people who are in states of depression and agitation. It also helps those suffering from grief that have insomnia. Bergamot should not be applied directly to the skin, but should be diffused instead. Applying it directly to the skin can cause it to be phototoxic when it is exposed to the sun's light.

Roman Chamomile is another great option. It works well with healing sorrow and calming people down. It has great anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties that aid and relax the body. It is used to detoxify the liver in the body.

It is a wonderful choice for individuals who have high anxiety. Roman Chamomile relieves both depression and restlessness. The fragrance of Roman Chamomile helps to curb feelings of anger, and fears of dealing with issues in the past. It is a very safe essential oil that can be used on the skin.

Juniper is great for helping people deal with their emotions. Juniper evokes good feelings in people, such as feelings of peace, love and health. A lot of people like to diffuse the juniper when they have to be in a good meditative state.

Lavender is one of the most famous universal essential oils out there on the market. Lavender is a very versatile oil. With the grieving process lavender oil can balance out the emotional and physical aspects of grief.

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