When we inhale aromatic oils directly, their molecules reach the limbic system in the brain in 22 seconds.
The limbic system is directly connected to that part of the brain that controls heart rate, blood pressure, respiration, memory, stress levels, hormonal balance. Essential oils, each with a specific aroma, stimulate the brain to release hormones and neurotransmitters that affect both the body and the emotional and mental state of a person.
Through the olfactory bulb, the aroma of the essential oil molecules is sent directly into the limbic system to the so-called “emotion centre”, where neurochemicals are processed and released, which can be relaxing, stimulating or sedative depending on the essential oils. apply.
Every positive or negative memory or trauma is stored in the cells of our body. Essential oils work at the cellular level by erasing the wrong information and reprogramming it so that the cells function properly and in harmony with each other.
The process of understanding emotional trauma, or negative behaviour, must be careful and consistent. Our emotions and life experiences are complex and there is no same recipe for essential oils for them.
It is necessary for each person to approach with understanding and desire, the need to change their lifestyle, reducing stress, get rid of fear, aggression, resentment, helplessness, hopelessness and any emotions that separate them and prevent them from feeling healthy and mentally stable. Suppressed emotions and memories can lead to anxiety, panic attacks and depression.
In this sense, essential oils are a powerful tool that can help the process of strengthening and restoring the health and psyche of a person.
Of our five senses, the smell is the only one that connects directly to a part of the brain that stores our emotions and has a direct effect on the limbic system. Negative emotions fear, anger, anxiety, depression and all positive emotions are generated in this area. The effect of a specific scent can evoke a memory or emotion long before we consciously feel it.
These are some of the essential oils that help restore health, strengthen the body and spirit of a person.
Basil essential oil is useful for dealing with feelings of anxiety and panic. It is also called the oil of “renewal”, both emotionally and spiritually. It provides strength and peace of heart and mind, making it ideal for overcoming stress and fatigue. It can help a person in his efforts to overcome addictions.
Cedarwood oil is great for times of crisis or sudden change, such as when there is a change in households, jobs and/or relationships. These events often lead to a feeling of isolation or imbalance. Cedarwood provides a sense of stability and grounding when external circumstances threaten feelings of stability. It also helps reduce fears that hinder a person’s ability to reach their potential. Daily diffuse cedar can increase endurance and concentration.
Lavender essential oil is useful in various emotional states. It has been shown to be helpful in anxiety, depression, irritability, panic attacks and stress reduction. Researchers at the University of Miami have found that inhaling lavender oil enhances beta waves in the brain, suggesting improved relaxation.
Bergamot oil helps to direct love to ourselves. Sometimes a person is fixed in the desire to make others happy and forgets himself. Bergamot is uplifting, has natural properties and helps us relax and regain self-confidence.
Bergamot oil helps in cases of low self-esteem and self-esteem, self-acceptance, self-condemnation. It inspires confidence, to accept ourselves as we are unique and authentic, to be ourselves without worrying about the opinion of others.
Frankincense oil is known as the “oil of truth”. Frankincense is a powerful purifier of the spirit. It helps remove negative energies.
Hyssop is a sacred herb that awakens the heart, bringing acceptance, encouraging unconditional self-love. Hyssop gives clarity of spirit, promotes emotional connection and well-being.
Hyssop essential oil is used to remove emotional impurity. It is purifying for those who believe they have sins that need to be forgiven. It frees the judgment of oneself and others, as well as old, limiting beliefs.
Melissa is also known as “lemon balm” and is the best oil for emotional detox and combating stress and overcoming it. In the spiritual and emotional spheres, oil has been used for centuries to harmonize the mind and body. It will help those who are very sensitive. The use of this essential oil will restore the clarity of the mind, will strengthen the spirit so that one gains confidence and strength.