Human beings come from nature. There are accordingly several natural components, chemicals, compounds and minerals that positively influence human body systems. In aromatherapy, there are several essential oils derived from plant material which can crank up your energy levels naturally, so you don’t suffer the crash and burn that comes with caffeine and sugar consumption when you need an energy boost. The following 7 essential oils can be used aromatically, topically or ingested to provide natural energy.
Peppermint Essential Oil
Ask any veteran aromatherapist and they will tell you to always have peppermint oil on hand. That is because the minty oil from the peppermint plant has a multitude of uses, delivering health benefits and operating as a wonderful smelling household cleaner. The strong, pleasant, attention-getting aroma of essential oil is good for improving both physical and mental energy levels.
Rosemary Essential Oil
If you are tired and rundown, and feel fatigued and weak, rosemary can get you out of your funk. Rosemary oil has been traced back to ancient civilizations, and since that time has been used to stimulate blood flow, fight chronic fatigue, and improve your level of alertness.
Orange Essential Oil
If you have ever squeezed a fresh orange and inhaled that wonderful aroma, you know exactly what orange essential oil smells like. Improved energy levels and feelings of happiness and wellness are your reward when topically applying, ingesting or diffusing orange essential oil.
Thyme Essential Oil
Well known for its antibacterial properties, thyme oil strengthens your immune system, improves your mood, reduces stress and promotes naturally high energy levels.
Basil Essential Oil
A few drops of basil essential oil in your diffuser can conquer feelings of sluggishness and fatigue, and clear brain fog. You can alternately crush fresh basil leaves between your thumb and finger and inhale the aroma, or add basil to your meals.
Lime Essential Oil
Going back millennia to its origins in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), lime oil delivers a sweet and tangy smelling kick in the pants whenever you need an energy boost. When studying or consuming new information for long periods of time, lime oil helps you to concentrate and focus.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Did you know eucalyptus oil has been the subject of more than 1,000 studies and experiments to ascertain its healing properties? One such study conducted in 2010 backed up what aromatherapists have been saying for thousands of years. Eucalyptus oil stimulates your immune system, which leads to an increase in energy levels.
The 7 essential oils on this list can be used in combos and blends or individually for natural, safe, mental and physical energy-boosting rewards. Some perform better when used topically, and others offer quicker rewards when diffused into the atmosphere. The herbal and citrus essential oils just mentioned are often used in cooking applications.
Speak with a trained aromatherapist for the best way to power up your energy levels with these 7 essential oils. You may never have to reach for an unhealthy sugar-filled cup of coffee, calorie and carbohydrate-laden energy bar or energy drink again when you are trying to revitalize and boost your energy level.