Fall is here and school has started. Our lives get busier and more stressful each day with homework, after school activities and the excitement of the holidays. We also spend more time indoors and along with that comes greater exposure to germs and colds. Before you head to your local store to find the many off the shelf remedies - you may want to try some of these essential oil natural therapies;
Brain fog setting in - reach for peppermint oil. This oil has an aroma that stimulates your senses and helps promote greater alertness. It will increase your focus and help you concentrate on immediate tasks.
Sports and activities leaving you a little sore - try a blend of wintergreen, spruce, and camphor essential oils. These oils help give long lasting relief from muscle aches and fatigue. They also assist the body's natural recovery process.
Worried about germs and colds - try the immune supporting blend of clove, cinnamon, lemongrass, orange, peppermint and eucalyptus essential oils. These oils are known to help support a healthy immune system and open up the airways to aid in normal respiratory function.
Feeling a little anxious or stressed - no worries, lavender essential oil can help get you through it. Lavender oil is considered one of the most versatile essential oils and has a wide array of uses. Studies show that it helps reduce nervousness and anxiety all while initiating a sense of calm and balance.
Whether you apply them, diffuse them or just take a deep breath to inhale these scents - you will reap the benefits.