When you study and work with plants, including their behavior and personality, there is no way that you can deny there is a God...I can also tell you that there is not a single ailment on this planet, I don’t care what you call it or what name they have given it, that God did not give us the answer for right here on earth. -D. Gary Young, Young Living founder and CEO

Friday, December 9, 2011

Young Living Essential Oils for Anxiety

I love the Lavender oil. I have some issues with anxiety and I swear by the stuff. It actually stopped an anxiety attack in its tracks! -Meridith
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An international team of scientists, including researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, describe how burning frankincense (resin from the Boswellia plant) activates poorly understood ion channels in the brain to alleviate anxiety or depression. This suggests that an entirely new class of depression and anxiety drugs might be right under our noses. - Science Daily
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Checking through our Essential Oils Desk Reference, Young Living Lavender Oil is listed as beneficial regarding the following emotional responses: Agitation, Anger, Anxiety, Boredom, Concentration, Day-Dreaming, Depression, Despair, Disappointment, Discouragement, Frustration, Grief/Sorrow, Mood Swings, Obsessiveness, Panic, and Restlessness. So one can readily see why this is a great oil for the medicine chest. Lavender is safe for children; dilute 50:50 with a high-quality vegetable oil. For anger in children (and adults), please see these posts.

Remember, if you purchase lavender oil through a health food store, it may do little to heal you, and it could even do harm, because many essential oils sold through health food stores are not therapeutic grade and will be extended with lesser oils and also chemicals. So make sure to ask management, before you buy... OR purchase Young Living "therapeutic" Lavender Essential Oil from the get-go, and know you're getting the best.

How to use: Young Living Essential Lavender Oil can be placed neat (no dilution) on your wrists, under your nose, the back of one's neck, on your shoulders, the bottoms of one's feet. You can also put a couple drops into your left hand and rub clockwise with the flat palm of your right hand. Cup your hands together over the nose and mouth and inhale deeply 4-6 times and repeat during the day as necessary. (Do not touch your eyes!)

Lavender is also wonderful for burns, and cuts inside the mouth. Use neat (no dilution) and you'll experience quick relief.
But what’s so valuable about lavender? How many of you have ever had a burn? Of course. If you put pure lavender on a burn, you’re going to stop and think that maybe the burn wasn’t that bad because it quit hurting. If you keep it on, you won’t even have a scar.

A scientific research study on lavender done at the University of Miami found that inhaling lavender essential oil increased beta waves in the brain, suggesting heightened relaxation. How many can enjoy that? -D. Gary Young, YLEO founder and CEO
Melissa and Frankincense are two oils more costly, but of great benefit to the nervous system as well. Another good oil (very affordable) for anxiety (and depression) is Orange. Please see this link. Additionally, Geranium and Patchouli oils are recommended for bringing about a peacefulness, and Young Living Abundance Essential Oil, one of my favorite blends, just makes me feel better all around.

Interested in purchasing a bottle of Lavender Oil and/or other Young Living products? Place your order at this link!
Disclaimer Notice: This information is intended for educational purposes only and is not meant to substitute for medical care or to prescribe treatment for any specific health condition.