Oil of the Month: Grounding

(September  2011)

 

Grounding: Blend of spruce, white fur, ylang ylang, pine, cedarwood, angelica & juniper

 

Our oil of the month is one that creates a feeling of solidarity and balance. It stabilizes and grounds us in order to cope constructively with reality.

 

Application:

  • Dilute 1 part essential oil to 1 part vegetable oil. Possible sun/skin sensitivity.
  • Diffuse, directly inhale, or add 2-4 drops to bath water. Apply 1 to 2 drops behind ears, on wrists, base of neck, temples or base of spine. Put 4-8 drops on cotton ball and locate on vents.

 

Grounding Ingredients: 

  • Spruce: Helps to open and release emotional blocks, creating a feeling of balance and grounding.
  • White Fir: Creates feeling of grounding, anchoring and empowerment.
  • Ylang Ylang: Increases relaxation; balances male and female energies. It also restores confidence and equilibrium.
  • Pine: Helps reduce stress, relieve anxiety and energizes entire body.
  • Cedarwood: High in sesquiterpenes, which can stimulate the limbic part of the brain – the center of emotions and memory.
  • Angelica: Helps to bring memories back to the point of origin before trauma or anger was experienced, helping us to release negative feelings.
  • Juniper: Elevates spiritual awareness creating feelings of love and peace.

 

Resources:

www.youngliving.com Essential Oils Desk Reference, Fourth Edition. Compiled by Essential Science Publishing: 2009.

 

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