Herbal Remedies to Improve Your Mood

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While essential oils often have a pleasant aroma, their chemical makeup is complex and their benefits vast—which make them much more than something that simply smells good.

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If You Feel: Anxious

Try this flower essence: Geranium
How it works: Geranium essential oil has antidepressant and hormone balancing properties. It acts as an overall tonic for the nervous system, either stimulating or calming, whichever action the body requires.

If You Feel: Depressed

Try this flower essence: Peppermint
How it works: Place two drops along the back of your neck or on the crown of your head. Then take 10–15 deep breaths with the bottle of oil under your nose (you will feel a noticeable tingling sensation).

If You Feel: Stressed

Try this flower essence: Patchouli
How it works: Known to uplift mood and help release tension. It helps bring hope after disappointment and eases sensitive nerves.

If You Feel: Exhausted

Try this flower essence: Ylang ylang
How it works: This essential oil quells stress, anger and fear. It is beneficial for treating depression naturally, as well as insomnia and high blood pressure due to stress.