Essential Oils That Are Uplifting

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More than just good smells, essential oils that are uplifting can change the mood game! We all have those days where we could use a little mood boost. Or maybe a lot! Certain essential oils have properties that specifically work to uplift the body and mind. 

Let’s take a look at a few of the best uplifting essential oils: 

Frankincense – Frankincense helps to balance the nervous system. Its grounding properties help you focus on positive emotions and help prevent your stress from keeping you down. 

Eucalyptus Eucalyptus can help stimulate the brain and increase energy levels. There’s a reason eucalyptus is often used in spas – its aroma doesn’t just smell good, but helps you feel good too! 

Lemongrass The citrusy, earthy aroma of lemongrass helps to invigorate the senses and boost mood. Lemongrass is a great essential oil to brighten up bad days! 

PeppermintTime to freshen up your senses? Peppermint doesn’t just smell minty fresh, it actually can help refresh your mind. Naturally stimulating, peppermint can boost mood and promote energy. If you feel unmotivated, peppermint is a great oil to use. 

Rosemary – Rosemary has many superpowers, one of which is the ability to positively affect the autonomic nervous system. If your bad mood or low energy is keeping you from focusing, rosemary can also help promote focus and improve memory. 

Lemon – Breathing in the bright aroma of lemon can help enhance mood and stimulate the senses. Lemon essential oil is great for clearing the air and clearing your mind! 

How to Use Essential Oil to Uplift Mood 

There are many ways to benefit from the uplifting properties of essential oils. Here are a few of our favorites: 

  • Diffuse! Diffuse! Diffuse! The classic way to get the benefits of aromatherapy is with a diffuser! You can add any combination of essential oils that are uplifting to your diffuser whenever you need a boost. For most standard-sized diffusers – such as our stone diffuser – you should aim for about 5-15 drops of essential oils, depending on how strong you want the aroma to be. 

  • Use with your diffusing jewelry and keychains – Want to add aromatherapy to your daily look? That’s why we created our diffusing jewelry! Add a drop of two of any uplifting essential oils to your bracelet or keychain and take good vibes with you wherever you go! Each piece of our diffusing jewelry is handcrafted by a trafficking survivor – so you can uplift lives as you uplift your mood! 

  • Add to hand creams or body lotions – Add 2-5 drops of any essential oils that are uplifting to your hand cream or body lotion. Mild or unscented products work best for this so that you can fully benefit from the aroma of essential oils. 

  • Enjoy in the bath or shower – Add uplifting essential oils to your bathing routine with DIY shower steamers or aromatherapy sachets

  • Make a room spray – It’s easy to add uplifting essential oils to a DIY room spray! Anytime you need a mood boost, just spritz. As an added bonus, your home will smell amazing! 
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