Have you heard of aromatherapy?
If you’re someone who suffers from anxiety, depression or stress, you may want to consider it and the use of lavender, specifically. Yes, lavender! Brain expert, Dr. Daniel Amen, listed lavender as a natural remedy to help depression. It’s one of the eight natural depression remedies he recommends people use before jumping to prescription anti-depressants. It has a relaxing and calming effect that can come in handy during moments of anxiety.
When I’m feeling anxious, I’ll put some lavender on my wrists and the aroma instantly calms me. It’s known for easing depression, so if you get the oh-so-common seasonal depression, then this is a must-have purchase!
You can use this on your body for a personal scent, in an oil diffuser for some relaxing aromas after a long day, or you can combine it with your favorite night-time facial oil – it can really work however is best for you!
And if you are looking for some additional information about this natural remedy to help depression and for more natural remedies to treat depression and anxiety, you can check out our full interview with Dr. Amen.
MORE RESOURCES: Dr Amen’s Website: www.amenclinics.com