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⦁ The oils offer relief from symptoms of depression which often occur with Alzheimers Disease,
⦁ There is evidence that they may improve the quality of life for people living with chronic health conditions.
Oils may be inhaled, applied to the skin, or placed in food or tea depending on the type of oil and its level of concentration.
Essential Oils have been used for generations and most are thought to be safe, but be sure to consult with your doctor before using to ensure oils will not have any negative interaction with medication you or your family may be taking.
7 Essential Oils That May Help Those Living with Dementia
Here are 7 oils that have been shown to be effective in supporting the symptoms of Alzheimers.
Lavender has a calming effect and helps balance those strong emotions. Furthermore it has also been used to help with depression, anger and irritability, and can help in some cases of insomnia. It can be directly inhaled, used as a massage oil or sprayed on linens. Use it in the evening to promote better sleep and during the day to improve mood swings.
Peppermint is an energizer and may be used to stimulate the mind, energize and help improve appetite. Best to use in the morning. Peppermint oil can be inhaled directly, diffused in a room, used as a massage oil, sprayed in the air or even placed in a bath.
Rosemary is similar to Peppermint. Rosemary is an uplifting oils used to stimulate the brain and the mind.. It may even improve cognitive performance and mood. Rosemary has also been known to ease constipation, symptoms of depression and also reinvigorate the appetite. May help improve cognitive response in speed and accuracy. Rosemary oil can be directly inhaled, diffused through a room or used as a spray
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Bergamot can be used to relieve anxiety, reduce agitation and mild depression.. This mood elevating and calming oil can also be used to relieve insomnia. To use bergamot oil, place a few drops in your bath, use as a massage oil, diffuse through a room or use a spray on clothing or linens.
While lemon oil may be among the more expensive oils, it is also one of the most studied and more effective oils. It has been shown to help calm and relieve anxiety, improve memory and ease indigestion. Lemon oil can be dropped into a bath, inhaled directly, diffused, sprayed or applied directly to the skin as a massage oil.
Ylang Ylang oil can help ease depression while also promoting good sleep. Ylang Ylang is often combined with lemon oil and can be placed in a bath, inhaled, diffused or sprayed.
Ginger oil is most relevant for anyone struggling with digestive issues. Commonly used to treat a loss of appetite and constipation, ginger can help promote good eating habits. Ginger oil can be applied directly to the skin as an abdominal massage, inhaled, diffused, sprayed or placed on a compress.