If you want a safe, effective, and holistic way to improve mood, purify the air and improve your brain function, you need to start diffusing essential oils. Diffusing essential oils is the most cost effective and health conscious solution for your health. Diffusing doesn’t just make your house smell great, you reap the health benefits every time you breathe in the oils!
Because diffusion distributes essential oil molecules into the air so effectively, it is an excellent way to maximize the beneficial properties of essential oils. When essential oils are inhaled through the nose, tiny nerves send an immediate signal to the brain and go straight to work on the systems that moderate our minds and bodies. Inhalation can be the most direct delivery method of these incredibly nurturing components in essential oils, since the chemical messengers in the nasal cavity have direct access to the brain.
Why You Need to Diffuse Essential Oils Every Day
When diffused into the air, essential oils can help with:
- Destroying mold microorganism in the air.
- Filling the air with a fresh, aromatic scent
- Making chemicals non-toxic by fracturing their molecular structure
- Increasing atmospheric oxygen
- Increasing ozone and negative ions in the area, which helps inhibit bacterial growth
Purifying the air essential oils:
Support Your Immune System
Diffusing essential oils is also a great way to support the immune system. Essential oils such as Eucalyptus and cinnamon will help boost immunity.
In a French study, 210 different microbes were colonized, and in 30 minutes of diffusing the air with essential oils, only four colonies were left! You can diffuse essential oils in the air by using a few drops – 10 to 15 – in a regular diffuser with some water.
Immune System Blend:
Onguard: 1 drop
Melaleuca: 1 drop
Lemon: 1 drop
Frankincense: 1 drop
Oregano: 1 drop
Reduce Stress and Relax
Essentials oils have been found to penetrate cell membranes and cross the brain – blood barrier in seconds reaching the emotional center of the brain. And, the hypothalamus is responsible for sending our chemical messenger that effect everything! Including our energy, mood or state of stress! So, inhaling essential oils, is a perfect way to combat stressful thoughts.
Anti – Stress Blends
Lavender: 3 drops
Clary sage: 2 drops
Ylang Ylang: 1 drop
Marjoram: 1 drop
Lavender: 5 drops
Ylang Ylang: 3 drops
Bergamot: 2 drops
A systematic review of research into inhaled essential oils effect on sleep, published in 2014 in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, reported the greatest number of findings for lavender. This plant’s essential oil was found to enhance the quality of sleep by itself and when combined with valerian or certain other oils. An article published in 2012 in Evidence – Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine reported that inhaling a mixture of essential oils that contained more lavender than any other oil maintained an already healthy blood pressure and their production of cortisol, a hormone produced in response to stress. Both effects relax an individual, making it easier to fall and stay asleep.
Vetiver: 3 drops
Serenity: 3 drops
Lavender: 3 drops
Wild Orange: 3 drops
Essential oils are great for reducing inflammation and congestion in clogged airways to help you breathe more easily. If you are prone to seasonal threats or other respiratory concerns, try diffusing essential oils in the room (or rooms) of your home where you spend the most time recommended oils:
Reduce Food Cravings
Research finds that appetite and the sense of smell are closely connected. In fact, studies have discovered that our sense of smell actually triggers feelings of fullness before our stomach does.
When you inhale an essential oil, its microscopic molecules directly affect a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. An area inside the hypothalamus called the “Satiety Center” controls feelings of hunger/fullness.
Essential oils for reducing cravings
If you don’t own a diffuser, you can simply inhale essential oils straight out of the bottle. Simply open a bottle of essential oil and inhale or put a few drops of oils on the palm of your hand, rub your hands together and then cup your hands together, and then cup your hands over your nose and mouth and inhale.
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