Brain Fog, Memory, Concentration and Mood
One of the most frustrating and worst symptoms of Fibromyalgia is the constant brain fog and mood changes. These essential oils are really helpful improving memory, clarity and concentration, while others can help boost mood. You will also see listed the products that have these ingredients in to better help your choices.
Clary sage is one of the most highly-recommended essential oils for improving mood, reducing depression, and soothing anxiety.
Brain fog. Thankfully rosemary is your friend. It’s been shown to improve memory by boosting nerve growth factor and supporting the healing of neurological tissue and brain functioning. And, for fibromyalgia sufferers, it can also relieve muscle aches and soothe nausea.
Cypress oils can reduce fatigue and stress. But, its real benefit is as an anti-spasmodic. Since nine out of ten fibromyalgia sufferers are women, cypress oil can specifically be used to reduce menstrual cramps and hot flushes.
Bergamot Essential Oil
This oil is slightly floral and slightly sweet, redolent of neroli and lavender. Use bergamot to help heal depression and reduce stress. It can also help with nerve pain, one of the sources of fibromyalgia pain.
MayChang essential oil has refreshing, stimulating and uplifting action, which makes it perfect for relieving fatigue and lethargic psychological states. Use the MayChang Roll On or add a few drops of this oil to your diffuser for a quick pick-me-up. This oil is a tonic to the nervous system so it makes it ideal for clearing your head when you are feeling anxious, stressed or befuddled.
Suggested products:All MayChang Range,
Organic Facts writes that grapefruit essential oil:
“Has stimulating effects on both the body and the mind. It stimulates the brain by making it active and gives new direction to thoughts as well as stimulates endocrinal glands and promotes proper secretion of hormones and enzymes, thereby keeping your body’s entire metabolism in proper order. It also stimulates the nervous system and makes you more active and alert.”
Suggested products: Grapefruit Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang ylang oil can help treat high blood pressure and promote relaxation. It can also improve libido and overall mood. Plus, it smells great too!
Suggested products: All Love Range
Vetiver oil has been used in traditional medicine in Asia and West Africa for thousands of years. This oil can:
Boost energy levels
Cool the body
Recent research also shows that vetiver may help with ADHD symptoms, libido, and insomnia.
When used as aromatherapy, it can also help treat nervous tension, fatigue, melancholy, and depression. This oil can help provide mental strength and clarity.