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Surround Yourself with Green

surround yourself with green : Green essential oils Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. This is the day when we embrace the luck o’ the Irish and surround ourselves with green. What better way to envelope yourself with green than by diffusing green essential oils! Here are 5 essential oils made from green plants to keep you in the Irish spirit.

Basil

basilThis refreshing scent has a calming nature used to reduce nervous tension, promote concentration, lift emotions and protect against migraines. It has also been known to help with bronchial irritations and asthma.

Eucalyptus

EucalyptusA stimulant, this fresh and earthy scent is used to combat exhaustion and mental sluggishness. It also has the added benefit of being an antiseptic and deodorant, which kills the bacteria and germs in the air.

Tea Tree

Tea TreeAnother oil with stimulating effects, this minty, musky, pine-like scent boosts the immune system, helping to fight respiratory infections. As an added bonus, it is great for your skin.

Lemongrass

lemongrass white background2This citrusy fragrance calms the senses, relieving stress and insomnia. In fact, it is so good at relaxing people that spas commonly use it.

Peppermint

PeppermintIts fresh, sharp, menthol smell is a familiar one to anyone who has had a candy cane. What you may not know is that this is one of the most versatile essential oils. The scent is relaxing and soothing, refreshing and yet also stimulating. Breathe it in to find relief from stress, depression, mental exhaustion, anxiety and restlessness. It’ll also stimulate mental activity, clear the mind and promote focus. But wait, that’s not all! The peppermint scent soothes nausea, motion sickness, nasal congestion, cold and cough symptoms.

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