Adding essential oils to your self-care routine can be incredibly beneficial, and may just replace the need for stimulants such as caffeine, and may be able to help you better manage your stress levels.
The following essential oils have long been used to help support better energy levels for improved mental focus, and also to help reduce feelings of stress.
If you are looking for natural ways to lower your stress levels and boost mental focus, give these oils a try!
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Essential Oils for Stress & Energy
Essential Oils for Stress
Lavender: Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils used to help combat feelings of stress and anxiety. Try using lavender in an oil diffuser in the evening as you wind down your day before bed, or you can even make a homemade moisturizer by adding a couple of drops to some coconut oil.
Lemongrass: Lemongrass essential oil makes a great anti-stress oil when diffused. A study done in 2015 found that participants experienced a reduction in feelings of anxiety when they were exposed to lemongrass oil. (1)
Ylang Ylang: Ylang ylang is commonly used to help promote a feeling of calm, and may be a good option if you are looking for an oil to help reduce feelings of stress, and can easily be diffused in an oil diffuser.
Frankincense: Frankincense essential oil is often used to help reduce feelings of stress. This particular oil holds a light wood scent that can be very calming. Again, this oil can be diffused in your home or office to help you feel more relaxed.
Essential Oils for Energy & Mental Focus
Peppermint: Peppermint is a great oil to use if you need an energy and focus pick-me-up! Try diffusing some peppermint in an oil diffuser during the workday to help promote better mental focus.
Citrus: Citrus essentials oils are wonderful for natural energy support. If you find that your energy levels plummet in the afternoon hours, try diffusing something citrusy like lemon or orange. You would be surprised at how energizing the smell of these oils can be!
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus essential oil may be able to help boost energy levels and the scent can be very uplifting! So, try diffusing this when you need an energy-boost to help improve your focus to get through your day.
Don’t underestimate the power of essential oils when it comes to reducing feelings of stress and boosting mental focus and energy! Essentials oils are super powerful and may just be what you need to help replace that afternoon cup of coffee, or to help you wind down for the day and get a better night sleep.
Give these oils a try and see what they can do for your overall health!