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Young adults

As a young adult, you know your own symptoms and stress, so you can explore which oils help. (For caregivers reading this, young adults are more independent and better able to communicate their needs, so you can engage them in choosing essential oils.)

Young adults may be experiencing stress from school, social media, and sports, all in addition to a consuming diagnosis and treatment plan. Aromatherapy can be a wonderful addition to help promote relaxation, support calmness, ease aching bodies, and improve focus.

To start the day, you can try some citrus oils like lemon, sweet orange, and bergamot to wake up the body and mind and improve focus.

It may also be helpful to smell calming oils throughout a particularly difficult day, like the day of an exam or doctor’s appointment. Essential oils with calming properties include lavender, sweet orange, blue cypress, and frankincense.

If you are experiencing body aches and pains related to treatment or an active lifestyle, you might find aromatherapy paired with massage very helpful. Oils such as marjoram, chamomile, and frankincense can help alleviate muscle tension and promote relaxation. It is best to purchase a pre-blended oil that is already diluted in a carrier oil.

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