aromatherapy for a gray and cloudy day

Uplifting citrus blend for cloudy, housebound days
2 drops Geranium
2 drops Neroli
2 drops Bergamot
2 drops Grapefruit
2 drops Lemon 

Geranium
strong smelling  with a floral aroma and a hint of mint, and when extracted from the Odorantissimum plant has a slight apple undertone, whereas the Graveolens oil has a rosier aroma.
effects on mind and body
relieves stress
uplifting
balancing
combats depression
eases pms
reduces anxiety
reduces tension

Neroli
Neroli oil has a sweet, floral and slightly haunting aroma, the color is pale yellow and the viscosity is watery.
 effects on mind and body:
relieves chronic anxiety
relieves depression
relieves fear
relieves shock and stress
antidepressant
antiseptic
antispasmodic
aphrodisiac
Bergamont
The scent of the oil is basically citrus, yet fruity and sweet, with a warm spicy floral quality and is reminiscent of neroli as well as lavender oil. The color ranges from green to greenish-yellow and the oil has a watery viscosity.
 effects on mind and body:
wards off depression
relieves SAD (Seasonal Affected Disorder)
builds self-confidence
combats shyness
antiseptic
Grapefruit 
Grapefruit essential oil has a sharp refreshing smell and is either a pale yellow or light ruby color with a watery viscosity. Like all citrus oils, grapefruit oil should be used within six month of purchase.
 effects on mind and body:
combats muscle fatigue and stiffness
stimulates the lymphatic system
boosts digestion
eases headaches
relieves mental exhaustion 

Lemon
Lemon oil has a sharp, fresh smell, is pale greenish-yellow in color and is watery in viscosity. 

effects on mind and emotions:
relieves mental fatigue & improves mental clarity
reduces stress
balancing and calming
uplifting
reviving
sharpens the senses
energizing



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