Citrus essential oils are like liquid sunshine. The bright and fruity scent of grapefruit, lemon and orange is known to provide a natural mood boost and is calming to the nervous system. Life Coach Molly Beauchemin founder of Grace & Lightness wellness magazine put together a list of beneficial citrus essential oils to support emotional and mental health and wellness.
10 EMOTIONAL CONDITIONS THAT BENEFIT FROM CITRUS AROMATHERAPY
Anger – Bergamot, Neroli, Orange
Anxiety – Orange, Neroli
Depression – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Mandarin, Neroli, Orange
Fatigue/Burnout – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon
Fear – Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Neroli, Orange
Greif – Neroli
Insecurity – Bergamot
Memory – Lemon
Panic Attacks – Orange, Bergamot, Neroli
Mild Stress – Orange, Bergamot, Neroli
In a pinch, you can peel an orange during times of stress to release calming aromatherapy. Just inhale deeply and feel your spirits rise with the uplifting scent of energizing citrus. Take this time to practice selflove with food that loves you back. Oranges are a natural source of hydration and immune boosting vitamin C. Now, don’t you feel better already?