Essential oils for a Better Mood

Your mood can determine how you deal with stress, complicate your health, and help you deal with the daily pressures of the work week.  Using essential oils is a great way to uplift your mood and put you in good spirits throughout the day.  Not only will your mood become increasingly better, but your energy levels will increase as well.  The natural fragrances given off by essential oils helps your body use its natural defenses against loss of energy and bad health.  Overall, enhancing your mood through essential oils is a healthy way to increase your mood while bettering your health.

Essential oils used in aromatherapy techniques can also be a preventive against the stress and low energy that ultimately harms your health.  Even if you don’t expect to have a bad day, using essential oils will help you maintain and uplifted mood when the day starts to go sour.  This is especially useful in the office when the day can start out good and slowly become stressful and demanding.  A better mood can make you more productive and customer service oriented within the office when your mood starts to drop.  Essential oils can help pull you out of a controversial situation by helping you think more clearly while in the office.

Essential oils are also useful in the home for stay at home moms or dads.  Using the essential oils in your home is safe for the kids, and it can help you cope with a hectic schedule. If you find yourself losing your emotional control, use essential oils in aromatherapy to help uplift your mood and stay calm while watching your children.  The aromatic scents help you control your mood, keep yourself positive, and it can even improve your concentration.

Whether you are at work or at home, using the following essential oils will greatly increase your mood and help you sustain a positive attitude even during the bad days.  A positive attitude can increase your health and allow you to eliminate stress from your body.  Using essential oils such as grapefruit, bergamot, and geranium can greatly enhance your mood and internal energy levels.  The following essential oils can be used individually, but used in combination they provide a powerful way to enhance your mood and keep your spirits high.


Everyone is familiar with that freshly peeled smell of a ripe grapefruit.  The citrus scent immediately makes you feel refreshed and it feels that energy levels instantly rise.  The aroma is tangy and brings back an invigorating feeling that happens when your mood quickly becomes better and your spirit is uplifted.


Bergamot is an exotic plant extract that is energizing and has an antiseptic for your mind quality.  It stimulates your senses and it even helps balance your emotions while increasing your mood.  The bergamot aroma is taken from the fruit’s peeled layer, and it used to be used in colognes.  The bergamot aroma can be used separately, but it blends well with most other essential oils.


Geranium is a balancing plant that helps stabilize your mood and makes you feel spiritually healthier.  When you allow stress to enter your life, you can start to have a roller coaster of emotions that can affect your health and it affects the people around you.  Geranium essential oils can help stabilize these emotional up and down issues with its flowery sent.

You can use each of these scents, grapefruit, bergamot, and geranium, individually for their unique emotionally uplifting qualities.  Individually, they are powerful essential oils that should be a part of your day whether you stay at home or if you have a busy day at the office.  Essential oils in aromatherapy should be a common use especially if you feel your mood is emotionally unstable.  Using essential oils can help you handle the daily stress at work or at home.

“Aromatherapy is a caring, hands on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body, and soul.”

-Robert Tisserand