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 Essential Oil

Clary sage is one of the most highly-recommended essential oils for improving mood, reducing depression, and soothing anxiety.

Suggested products: Phoenix Warming Range​ Clary Sage Essential Oil, Lavender & Clary Sage Bath and Massage Oil, Big Chill Roll On

Rosemary Essential Oil

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.

Suggested products: All Headache Balm and Temple Balm Range,  Rosemary & Peppermint Bath & Massage Oil,  Lavender & Rosemary Soap Rosemary Essential Oil

Cypress Essential Oil

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.

Suggested products: Phoenix Warming Range​, Cypress Cedar & Juniper Range, Cypress Essential Oil

 

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

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,  

MayChang Essential Oil

Grapefruit Essential Oil

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 Essential Oil

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

  • Soothe anxiety

Recent research also shows that vetiver may help with ADHD symptoms, libido, and insomnia.

Suggested products: Patchouli & Vativert Foam Bath and Shower Gel Vetiver Essential Oil

Basil Essential Oil

When used as aromatherapy, it can also help treat nervous tension, fatigue, melancholy, and depression. This oil can help provide mental strength and clarity.

Suggested products: Phoenix Warming Range

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Herbs on the Hill is a beautiful shop based in Frome, Somerset, where we make beautiful, pure and natural aromatherapy soaps and herbal balms, creams, lotions and potions, teas and outstanding botanical loose incense.

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