ESSENTIAL OIL BENEFITS
After extensive research and testing, the following essential oils have been selected for use in Settle Down Chipmunk™ products. It is our mission to share as much info as possible about the ingredients we include in all our products. Please take a moment and explore the benefits of each essential oil.
Grapefruit (Citrus Paradise) has been identified as an anti-depressant that helps relieve negative emotions. It is also a natural sedative that helps adults and children to settle down, relax and eases anxiety. Additionally, grapefruit oil is a powerful stimulant that gives new direction to thoughts and enhances creativity.
Lavender (Lavandula Angustifolia); Throughout the centuries, lavender oil has been used by different civilizations for its medicinal properties such as antioxidants that protect your body from illnesses. It also helps heal burns and wounds, alleviates headaches, and may be useful in the treatment of diabetes. It has a calming effect on adults and children on the autism spectrum and can help improve sleep quality and reduce anxiety and emotional stress.
Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia) is an excellent mood enhancer, and is considered a great essential oil for autism. It helps create a feeling of joy, freshness, and energy by helping improve the circulation of blood to different parts of the body. Bergamot oil is considered a relaxant as it has a calming effect and can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
Sweet Marjoram (Marjorana Hortensis) is great for battling depression, and helps alleviate anxiety and stress. It promotes better sleep and improves blood circulation that further helps maintain calm state of mind. For adults and children with PTSD, ADHD, or ADD, sweet marjoram helps minimize mood swings, aggressiveness, irritability and hyperventilation.
Vetiver (Vetiveria Zizanoides) is native to India. It has antiseptic and antispasmodic properties that aid in the healing of wounds and scars and provide relief from all types of inflammation. In 2001, a study conducted by Dr. Terry Friedman revealed that vetiver essential oil benefits adults and children with ADHD. The oil’s relaxing and calming properties are said to help combat symptoms of ADHD and ADD symptoms such as difficulty in concentrating, being easily distracted, and impatience.
Frankincense (Boswellia Carterii) is native to Somalia. It has anti-bacterial, anti-tumor and anti-viral properties that can aid in the recovery from various illnesses such as respiratory infections, indigestion, arthritis, and joint pain. Research has shown that it can also help boost the immune system. For adults and children with autism or ADHD, frankincense oil benefits include helping them stay focused. It is also known to help reduce stress reactions and negative emotions.
Sandalwood (Santalum Spicatum); One of the major sandalwood oil benefits is that it promotes mental clarity, especially when used with a diffuser. It also has a relaxing and calming effect that can be helpful for adults and children with autism spectrum disorders. Apart from that, sandalwood is known to have anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and anti-viral properties.
Atlas Cedarwood (Cedrus Atlantica) offers many benefits for adults and children with autism and ADHD. It has calming and relaxing properties. Its scent promotes the release of serotonin, which is then converted into melatonin in the brain. This can help children enjoy peaceful and restorative sleep.
Peppermint Oil (Mentha Piperita); Next to lavender, peppermint is perhaps one of the most versatile of all essential oils in the world. It is perfect for adults and children with autism, ADHD, and ADD because it gives a cooling sensation and has a calming effect on the body. It is also known to help improve mental focus.
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