Tag Archive: depression

Jan 12

Lavender Fights Depression and Insomnia

The use of lavender has been recorded for more than 2,500 years. Egyptians, Phoenicians and the people of Arabia used lavender as a perfume — and also for mummification, by wrapping the dead in lavender-dipped shrouds. In ancient Greece, lavender was called “nardus,” “nard,” or “spikenard” (named for the Syrian city of Naarda) and was …

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Jan 12

Jasmine Essential Oil Along with Massage Relieves Depression

Jasmine essential oil is known for its sweet and exotic aroma. It has been a favorite oil for many people for thousands of years. The name Jasmine comes from the Persian word ‘yasmin’ which means “a gift from God.” Listed below are jasmine essential oil uses: Anxiety Depression Fatigue Stress Menstrual cramps Menopausal symptoms Jasmine …

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Feb 25

Aromatherapy Significantly Decreases Pain and Depression

Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil Therapy, is the use of essential oils extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots through steam distillation or cold pressing to balance, harmonize, and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit. Aromatherapy has been around for thousands of years. The Greeks, Romans and ancient Egyptians …

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Nov 12

Aromatherapy and Massage Relieving Pain and Depression

Essential oils and massage have been used for thousands of years to not only bring relaxation and calmness to people but to also help in promoting wellness and quality of life. Let’s find out some information about the essential oils that were used in the following study along with some information on massage. Frankincense has …

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Jun 06

Lavender and Bergamot Oils Combined with Massage Treat Depression and Anxiety

Aromatherapy massage is the use of essential oils (extracted from herbs, flowers, resin, woods and roots) for massaging certain areas of the body to the person’s specific needs. The aromatherapy massage therapist can select oils that are relaxing, energizing, stress-reducing, and balancing, etc.  The selected aromatherapy massage oils that will be used for the massage …

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Feb 23

Rose Oil Earns Star Status for Relieving Depression and Stress

Stress is a normal psychological and physical response to the demands of daily life that exceed a person’s ability to cope successfully. Stress is often characterized by fatigue, sleep disorders, irritability, and constant worrying. Depression often accompanies stress. The accumulated effects of stress may lead to more serious medical problems. Stress may be work-related or …

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