#31 days – October 12
It’s not called “Aromatherapy” for nothin’, folks. There’s numerous reasons why essential oils are used to affect our moods and emotions.
Here’s a nutshell version from the Essential Oil Desk Reference, 4th Edition:
“When we inhale the fragrance of an essential oil, the odor molecules travel up the nose where they’re registered by the nerves of the olfactory membranes in the nose lining. The odor molecules stimulate this lining of nerve cells and trigger electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb in the brain. The olfactory bulb then transmits the impulses to the amygdala - where emotional memories are stored - and to other parts of the limbic system of the brain.
That’s a mouthful, right? And here’s another crazy little factoid: There are smell receptors in every organ of your body. Weird.
All that’s to say this: The teensy chemical molecules that compose pure and complex essential oils have the capacity to reach into your brain and other organs to trigger both emotional and physical reactions.
The ability of essential oils to pass into our bloodstream through all three pathways and affect our bodies once again points out the importance of only using the highest quality – tested and proven safe, pure and potent – essential oils.
You can read several more blog posts about essential oils and their effect on moods and emotions here.
Tip # 12: Diffuse essential oils during your quiet time. Personally, I love combining essential oils (diffusing them) while I’m doing my Bible study. They add a layer of peace, beauty and depth to my time of meditation. Two favorites to diffuse: Balance Grounding Blend + Elevation Joyful Blend or our new Forgive Renewing Blend. Amazing. Try it in your own time of personal reflection, prayer, Bible study or even yoga -- and see what happens!
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And please, please remember -- One of the most vital things you must know about essential oils is not all essential oils are created equally. Many - if not most - brands should not be ingested as they are not tested for purity. In fact, most of them are worthless to your health and often synthetic.
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