In our day and age we are all rushing somewhere, try to achieve, accomplish the the unachievable – race with time. This constant rush without the right nutrition, proper breaks and just the ability to take a deep breath sooner or later will take a toll on our vary resilient and yet very volnurable bodies and minds.
Chronic fatigue syndrome is one the culprits that our bodies get striken with and it is characterized by persistent tiredness.
What are the symptoms of chronic fatigue?
Symptoms of chronic fatigue include:
- extreme exhaustion
- headache or fuzzy feeling in the head
- aching in muscles and legs
- poor concentration and memory
- hypersomnia or other sleeping issues
- waking feeling tired
- depressive-type illness
- sore throat
- feeling of fever (with a normal temperature)
- tender and swollen lymph glands
However, essential oils can address the problem at all levels. Here is the most common top 6 essential oils for treating CFS:
Lemon, Geranium, Orange, Lavender, Basil, Pepperming, Rosemary.
Here is a brief desctiption on the oils to give you an idea how they can help.
Lemon essential oil has a very uplifting and refreshing effect on the mind. It is very efficient at clearing the mind and combating fatigue, while it strengthens, revitalizes and refreshes the nervous system. Lemon oil is able to sharpen the focus of consciousness and clarify & uplift the intellect while lightening and dispersing heavy thoughts & releasing the heavy feeling of worry. Lemon oil is known for its immune stimulating properties and ability to stimulate the production of white blood cells. Therefore not only does it clarify and fortify the mind, lemon oil also clarifies and fortifies the body. An excellent remedy for chronic fatigue syndrome.
Orange has a similar uplifting and refreshing effect to lemon. Considered by many in aromatherapy circles as the oil of happiness and positivity, its uplifting and joyful nature has the ability to harmonize feelings. Orange oil can clear blockages and stagnation, helping to alleviate stress and tension. Its cheerful nature provides warmth and joy, making it an excellent remedy for chronic fatigue. Orange oil reinforces the immune system and aids in the absorption of Vitamin C. In combination with lemon, a blend can boost mental clarity and promote inner joy. An excellent remedy for chronic fatigue.
Rosemary is well known for its stimulating effect on the central nervous system. It’s a fantastic brain stimulant effective for fatigue, depression and lethargy. Traditionally thought of as the oil of enthusiasm, rosemary is an old age remedy for apathy and gloom. It helps to boost confidence and moral. Rosemary is also a very cheerful oil that helps to boost clear thought and clarity. Great for exhaustion, Rosemary excels at strengthening, uplifting and invigorating. Rosemary works harmoniously with all the oils listed here in the treatment of chronic fatigue. An excellent remedy for chronic fatigue.
Basil, similar to rosemary in its ability to strengthen and invigorate. It is an effective mind and body stimulant excellent for inducing mental strength and clarity as well as relieving intellectual fatigue, nervous exhaustion and any headaches caused by neck and shoulder tension. Basil is also a very protective oil . Warming and uplifting, it is perfect for anyone suffering wither physical or mental exhaustion or who is generally melancholic. The sweet and spicy aroma itself is enough to melt your cares away and induce a calm, clear head. Excellent in the treatment of chronic fatigue.
Geranium helps in the treatment of chronic fatigue because it has a regulating effect on the nervous system. It is great for relieving stress, nervous tension, anxiety & depression. Gently calming and strengthening, geranium is excellent for the overworked and exhausted. Allowing a reconnection to source, geranium can be a liberating oil that nourishes the body and the mind. Geranium goes superbly with lavender to relax the mind, calm agitation and ease frustration and agitation in the treatment of chronic fatigue.
Lavender is soothing and relaxing in cases of mental fatigue. With a harmonizing effect on the nervous system and the ability to relieve muscular aches and pains, lavender is excellent for any kind of stress or tension. It can both calm the mind and uplift the spirit, making it excellent for chronic fatigue symptoms. Lavender is a key oil in maintaining mental and emotional equilibrium. It helps to calm the emotions when the mind is overwhelmed. Very uplifting in cases of depression, its also great for insomnia as a result of mental stress and anxiety.
RECIPE FOR DIFFUSION
4 drops rosemay
3 drops peppermint
3 drops geranium
2 drops lemon
2 drops basil
This ammount is for large room, add those drops to 2 to 3 tablespoons of distilled water in the diffuser or oil warmer
Use these daily
TAKING A BATH?
Add the following oils
3 drops rosemary
2 drops peppermint
2 drops geranium
PLAY WITH THE ABOVE ESSENTIAL OILS AND EXPERIMENT AND SEE WHICH COMBO WORKS THE BEST FOR YOU.
a must in every formulation should be rosemary with either lemon, basil or peppermint!
WARNING: IF YOU ARE PREGNANT OR HAVE OR PRONE TO SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY, IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE DO NOT USE ROSEMARY!