Some of us sail through menopause... and others...well it can be a very difficult time.
Mood swings, hot flushes, palpitations aches and pains. The list goes on.Aromatherapy can be so helpful when times get tough
Two Amazing Essential Oils
Of course the aromatherapy world has some wonderful menopause helpers. Everything from Roman Chamomile, Rose geranium and even Ylang Ylang can all have assist in helping to improve the impact of the hormonal upheaval experienced in menopause.
Yet there are two essential oils that just stand out from the crowd -
- Clary Sage
Clary Sage Oil
Clary Sage is a wonderful oil for helping to deal with a host of menopause symptoms.
It's particularly great for helping to deal with hot flushes. Just a drop or two to a tissues and inhale slowly 2 or three times.
Alternatively you can add a couple of drops to a 1/2 teaspoon of carrier oil or unscented cream and apply to the back of the neck. Alternatively place a drop of neat oil to the hair near your temples and breathe in deeply.
Peppermint OilMost menopausal women just love peppermint oil. Not only is it uplifting, helps with headaches and that heavy fog like feeling in our brains...it is brilliant for cooling us down if we are experience an energy burst.
Peppermint oil scan burn the skin especially if it is applied to any delicate areas. To avoid this always dilute peppermint oil in either a carrier oil or unscented cream, 2 or 3 drops in 1//2 a teaspoon of base applied to the back of the neck and the wrists can work wonders.