The changing of seasons has an impact on your body. Autumn has many things to offer us from picking out our pumpkin to getting out our sweaters, it is a season to enjoy. The thing that it brings is the change of temperature and its effects on your health.
Here are some effects that Autumn can have on the body and the 5 ways to combat it.
- Are you feeling depressed ?
Keep your endorphins up by sniffing essential oils known to boost the mood such, as Orange, Bergamot, Lime, or Lemon essential oils due to their high content of limonene and Pine to its high content in pinene!
2. Experiencing more aches and pains?
Feel achier when Autumn hits? Research shows that joint pain is influenced by weather conditions. Reduce your pain with an Orange and Ginger Massage.
3. Trouble with Allergies?
According to LiveScience.com ragweed allergies are the worst in Autumn also mold spores are more prevalent in the air due to decaying leaves and other vegetation falling to the ground which worsens the allergy conditions. This causes inflammation in the sinuses and bronchial. Alleviate your allergies with the anti-inflammatory properties of Peppermint oil. Peppermint Inhalation – 5 drops Peppermint in a bowl of hot water. Drape a towel over your head and place your head above the bowl and breathe in the vapors of the steam for 5 minutes twice daily. Do not use in pregnancy or with children under 3 years of age.
4. Lack of Energy?
SAD just doesn’t affect your mood it affects your energy. Seasonal Affective Disorder not only makes you feel depressed, but it can also cause you to feel sluggish and agitated. If you are feeling this way then the herb Ashwagandha, known as the Ayurvedic Rejuvenator can help you.
5. Higher Risk of Getting Sick?
As the temperatures drop in Autumn and you are spending more indoors, you’re at risk of coming down with a cold or the flu. Build your immune system with the antiviral and antibacterial properties of essential oils. Learn How to Make a Protecting Essential Oil Spray with my video.
As you see Essential Oils and Herbs are the perfect tools for you to Slide through Autumn.
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