MANY people suffer from anxious feelings. Any small change in a daily routine can cause stress, panic and anxious feelings.
Did you know that 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older are affected by anxious feelings, which is 18% of the population.*
According to the American Institute of Stress:
We live in a world that is plagued by anxiety and stress.
It is becoming an epidemic.
If you are one of these people, there are natural ways to help!
Here are some top essential oils for soothing anxious feelings and calming emotions.
Serenity (Calming Blend)
With a calming and relaxing aroma that soothes the soul, doTERRA Serenity can be used to lessen feelings of tension, calm emotions, and promote relaxation. Creates a perfect escape with its calming, renewing fragrance. Promotes relaxation and a restful sleeping environment. Diffuses into a subtle aroma, ideal for relaxation. Lessens feelings of tension and calms emotions.
The Adaptiv System was released at doTERRA Convention in September 2019 - It is a toolbox to help the body and mind stay balanced during life’s stressful moments. This system includes Adaptiv Calming Blend Capsules, Adaptiv Calming blend essential oil and Adaptiv Touch roller. They are an effective answer to reducing tension and helping to empower and encourage when adapting to difficult situations or acclimating to new surroundings. Use the Adaptiv Capsules and its companion essential oil blend to help create a sense of balance and adapt to every situation.
Adaptiv capsules combine clinically studied botanicals with a blend of essential oils to help manage the effects of stress and anxious feelings. The Adaptiv™ Calming Blend Capsules have mood-boosting and tension-reducing effects of a blend of CPTG® essential oils Lavender, Coriander, Wild Orange, and Fennel along with Sceletium, GABA, and Ahiflower®.
Botanical extract Sceletium comes from a succulent plant found in South Africa known as Kanna. Sceletium Extract is responsibly sourced from a sustainable supply with endorsement by the South African indigenous knowledge holders. A unique phytochemical ingredient found in Sceletium Extract, brings a feeling of “alert serenity.” The extract supports healthy emotional responses to everyday stressors and promotes feelings of happiness and well-being. It balances healthy levels of mood-stabilizing hormones and improves cognitive function while combating occasional nervousness.
A quieting neurotransmitter, GABA, also helps promote relaxation. GABA has a natural comforting effect and helps reduce feelings of apprehension and fear by decreasing neuronal excitability. Sometimes called “the brakes of the brain,” because it lowers the activity of neural cells in the brain and central nervous system, it has the effect of moving the brain and the body into lower gear. By inhibiting neural activity, GABA reduces mental and physical strain.
Balance (Grounding Blend)
doTERRA’s grounding blend, appropriately named doTERRA Balance, promotes tranquility while bringing harmony to the mind and body, and balance to the emotions. Promotes a whole body sense of relaxation. May help ease anxious feelings and evokes feelings of tranquility and balance.
With a unique, exotic aroma, Vetiver is known to provide a calming, grounding effect on emotions—making it ideal for massage therapy and promoting restful sleep. Vetiver oil has a tranquil, grounding and reassuring energy, often used in trauma helping with self-awareness, calmness and stabilization. A nervous system tonic, it decreases jitteriness and hypersensitivity and is also useful in panic attacks and shock. A study published in Natural Product Research examining the anxiety-like behavior in rats concluded that vetiver oil may be useful in lowering anxious feelings, though more research is needed to confirm this finding.
Often called the “king of oils, ” Frankincense promotes feelings of peace and overall wellness when used aromatically, while topical and internal uses provide modern health benefits. Promotes feelings of relaxation. Frankincense is great for those feeling depressed and anxious feelings because it provides a calming and tranquil energy as well as spiritual grounding. In aromatherapy, it helps deepen meditation and quiet the mind.
Peace (Reassuring Blend)
Use the doTERRA Peace Reassuring Blend to promote feelings of contentment, composure, and reassurance when anxious feelings overwhelm your emotions.
With both calming and uplifting abilities, Bergamot can dissipate anxious feelings while simultaneously cleansing and purifying the skin. Calming and soothing aroma. Frequently used in massage therapy for its calming benefits. Bergamot can create a feeling of joy, freshness and energy by improving the circulation of your blood. It’s also shown the ability to work as a natural remedy for calming emotions.
Lavender is often considered a must-have oil to keep on hand at all times due to its versatile uses, including calming and relaxing properties that promote peaceful sleep and ease feelings of tension. Taken internally, Lavender reduces anxious feeling and promotes peaceful sleep. Helps ease feelings of tension. Lavender oils benefits mood and helps ease feelings of depression and anxious feelings.
Derived from unique star-shaped flowers, Ylang Ylang is often used to support healthy skin and hair, while simultaneously providing a calming effect and promoting a positive outlook. Lifts mood while having a calming effect. In aromatherapy, Ylang Ylang is used to lessen tension and stress and to promote a positive outlook. It has amazing benefits for helping stave off depression and negative emotions associated with depression. Inhaling ylang ylang can have immediate, positive effects on your mood and act like a mild, remedy for depression. Research shows it can help release negative emotions such as anger, low self-esteem and even jealousy! Ylang ylang works because of its mild sedative effects, which can lower stress responses helping you relax.
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