I use herbs every single day to boost both my physical and mental health (depending on how I’m feeling). I written about healing herbs for physical health here. After writing about depression, anxiety and stress recently, I’ve had an amazing response. It seems you guys are keen for natural mental health information. Today, I’m sharing some of my essential herbs to boost your mental health:
Anxiety – bergamot, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, geranium, grapefruit, jasmine, lavender, lemongrass, lime, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, sage, thyme and ylang ylang.
Depression – aniseed, bergamont, clary sage, grapefruit, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, tea tree, thyme and ylang ylang.
Stress – cajeput, cedarwood, chamomile, clary sage, juniper, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Anger – chamomile, lavender, majoram, rose and ylang ylang.
Fear – chamomile, jasmine and sandalwood.
Grief – cypress, marjoram, rose and rosewood.
Guilt – jasmine and ylang ylang.
Focus – lavender, lemon, lemongrass and peppermint.
Overwhelm – aniseed, cedarwood, geranium and grapefruit.
Calm – chamomile, geranium, mandarin, myrrh, rosewood and ylang ylang.
Creativity – fennel, juniper and orange.
Positivity – bergamot, eucalyptus, ginger, grapefruit, lime, myrrh, orange, pine and sage.
Uplift – eucaplytus, lime, organge and patchouli.
Balance – cajeput, geranium, jasmine, lavender, rosewood and sage.
Clarity – aniseed, clary sage, juniper, lemon, peppermint and pine.
Communication – clary sage, fennel, jasmine, mandarin, orange and ylang ylang.