Creating a Mood with Essential Oils

Try these tricks for creating a “mood” in your home or office with essential oils:

  • Diffuse or inhale Spikenard oil directly from the bottle to create an atmosphere of humility and worship.
  • Apply a few drops of Spikenard oil to the crown of your head and the soles of your feet to help ground you and stimulate a feeling of courage.
  • Inhale Sandalwood oil to instill spiritually and inner peace.
  • Diffuse or inhale Aloes/Sandalwood oil to enhance deep sleep.
  • Inhale Sandalwood oil to help remove negative programming from the cells.
  • Diffuse or place a drop of Sandalwood oil in your hands, rub together, and cup hands over nose, inhaling for a joyful, uplifting mood lift!
  • Diffuse or inhale Cedarwood oil from the bottle to enhance prayer and meditation.
  • Place a drop or two of Cedarwood oil in your palms, rub hands together, then cup over your nose and inhale for mental clarity.
  • Apply Cypress oil topically to help ease the feeling of loss.
  • Use Cypress oil to help heal emotional trauma and create a feeling of security.
  • Inhale Frankincense oil straight from the bottle to help elevate your mood.
  • Diffuse Frankincense oil to create a prayerful atmosphere.
  • To help bring emotional balance, try using 1-3 drops of Galbanum oil on each foot.
  • Before prayer time, apply Galbanum oil to the soles of your feet and place 1 drop of oil into hands, rub together, then cup over nose and breathe deeply.
  • To enhance your time of worship, combine Galbanum and Frankincense oil and diffuse.
  • Add several drops of Hyssop oil to a glass spray water bottle to clear a room charged with negative emotion.
  • Diffuse Hyssop oil to aid in a time of repentance and spiritual purification.
  • Apply a drop of Myrtle oil to feet for courage and strength.
  • Curb self-defeating feelings and addictions with Myrtle oil.  Many people find Myrtle to be uplifting and refreshing.
  • Mix Onycha oil and Rose of Sharon oil together with a carrier oil for a full body massage to elevate your mood. 
  • Diffuse Onycha oil with another favorite to create a warm, soothing mood.  (Do not diffuse Onycha alone, as it is thick and resinous.)
  • Apply Rose of Sharon oil to the wrists, inside elbows, temples, and soles of the feet to relieve nervousness or anxiety.
  • Diffuse Rose of Sharon oil for 15-20 minutes a day to promote a calming effect throughout your house.
  • Add 4 drops of Myrrh oil with carrier oil in a 15 ml bottle to apply for calming.

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