Oftentimes a person feels lethargic or sad and does not seem to have an obvious reason for feeling this way. Essential oils have been used for thousands of years as a way of dispelling the feelings often associated with sadness. Today I am going too share some recipes with you that will help overcome sadness. It is a tough time of year just coming out of winter and spring is upon us but not here yet. These recipes can be used anytime of the year when you are feeling alone and sad.
Recommended Essential Oils
Basil, Bergomot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, clary sage, cypress, frankincense, geranium, lemon, lime, lemongrass, marjorma, tee tree, melissa, neroli, wild orange, patchouli, rose, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver and ylang ylang.
Smile Again Roll On
Just when you think there is nothing you can do to regain your seential self, you can try this blend or use individually. A few drops in the palm of your hands, rub together and inhale 3 deep breathes of any of the oils listed or make this fabulous blend to have on you at all times.
2 drops Vetiver
2 drops Petitgrain
1 drop Melissa
1 drops Wild Orange
1 drops Lime
Fractionated coconut oil
In a 10ml roll on bottle, put drops of oils in first, then fill remaining with Fractionated Coconut Oil. Put the roller on and lid. Shake to mix and let sit overnight.
Roll on back of neck, feet, behind the ears and in the palm of your hands. Rub hands together and take three deep inhales. SMILE!
Inhale My Blues Away
Do you need to lift your mood quickly! A few drops of Wild Orange or Lime will have you feeling great in no time. Not a fan of citrus oils, try Lavender. The properties in these oils induce good feelings and restorative components. This easy blend is good to keep on hand for quick use and before you know it, you feel energized and happy. Wild Orange is one of my favorite oils and the combination with Lime is just yummy. Also try a drop of each in your water and drink your blues away!
1 drop Wild Orange
1 drop of Lime
Place 1 to 2 drops of Wild Orange or Lime essential oil in the palm of your hand, rub hands together, cup your hands over your nose and mouth and inhale the aroma deeply. This send the properties into your olfactory system and takes effect immediately. You can enjoy this 3-4 times a day or as needed.
Snap Out Of It Diffuser Recipe
Unless you have been in the dark hole of sadness yourself, it is so hard to understand how a person can't just snap out of it! It took time to get sad and it will take time to snap out of it! It is okay, give yourself that time and space, you deserve it!
Follow instructions for your diffuser.
1 drop Jasmine
2 drops Neroli
1 drop Cinnamon
1 drop Tee Tree
1 drop Cedarwood
Use all together or any of the essential oils listed separately or make your own blend.
Mellow Soak Bath Blend
This bath blend will get rid of negativity and ring some light into your life, spirit and heart. These essential oils are known to bring peace and happiness to those who use them! You can use any combination or just a single oil in the bath. Set your intention to be calm and let all negativity go to the light for healing. Relax, breath and take this time for yourself.
Place all oils in a tablespoon of carrier oil and add to the warm bath water. Do not add the oils when the water is super hot. For young children or elderly adults you can add a tablespoon of milk.
Be careful getting out of the tub, dry your feet first as they may be oily from the oils.
Happy Baths Salts
Perfect for rejuvenating and livening up the soul, spirit and mind. This is a great blend of oils and the wonderful aroma and positive energy they bring to me. Relax and fill the tub and instill some energy into the overly fatigued.
5 drops Neroli
5 drops Tee Tree
5 drops Vetiver
5 drops Jasmine
3 cups of salt (Epsom, Himalayan, sea salt or salt of your choice
1/2 oz carrier oil (recommended Fractionated coconut oil)
Use any type of salt that you prefer, put salt in a small container and add the essential oils to the carrier oil then add to the salt. Screw the lid on the container tightly. Leave the mixture in the dark areas and let it sit for 24 hours. Use as desired, store the remainder in a glass jar or months. These also make great gift.