Summertime is meant for relaxing, but sometimes it doesn’t relieve the underlying anxieties you may have. Our colonoscopy Los Angeles specialist knows which scented essential oils can help your anxiety.
If you’re feeling anxious, breathe. Breathing is proven to relax your mind and body. Because smells and scents release hormones to your brain that trigger emotional responses, why not breathe in scented essential oils to alleviate your anxiety?
Here are 5 anxiety-relieving scented oils that might shock you.
Not only is this herb good for cooking, it also centers your overthinking mind and relieves stress. When you can’t focus on everything going on and feel overwhelmed, try smelling rosemary-scented essential oil to calm your mind.
You may have seen lavender being advertised in your bath products. That’s because lavender is so relaxing, it is proven to improve your sleep. It shuts down your hyperactive mind and gives you a calm state of mind.
This plant is used to balance out your hormones, but it also physically relaxes you. Anxiety can sometimes cause your muscles to tense up; clary sage relaxes your muscles. When you can’t get a massage, clary sage-scented essential oil is the next best thing.
You may drink chamomile tea to relax, but you can smell it to relax, too! Chamomile is known to calm your mind and body. It’s also a great anti-inflammatory. Inhale chamomile-scented essential oil to calm your outburst of anxiety.
Pine is proven to clear inflammation in your airways. It can help you breathe and think more clearly. No wonder Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year.
If you’re ever feeling anxiety and can’t seem to rid it, our colonoscopy Los Angeles expert encourages you to stop and smell the rosemary.
About Colonoscopy Los Angeles
Dr. Peyton Berookim is a colonoscopy Los Angeles specialist who prioritizes providing excellent patient care. Dr. Berookim is double certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and American Board of Gastroenterology. For more information about Dr. Berookim, visit his website at colonoscopy-losangeles.com or call him at (310)271-1122.