Aromatherapy for Fibromyalgia

Since there are a lot of symptoms you can choose from the list below in order to treat what is affecting you.

Aromatherapy for Anxiety:

• Lavender
• Ylang Ylang
• Rose

Application:

• Apply 4 drops of lavender, 2 drops of rose and 2 drops of ylang ylang to a bit of neutral cream and rub the mixture to the pulse points situated on the inside on your wrists and on your neck.
• Put 2 drops of each in an essential oil diffuser.
• In extreme cases, ad 4 drops of lavender, 2 drops of rose and 2 drops of ylang ylang to 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil and rub along the spine.

Aromatherapy For Depression:

• Marjoram
• Lavender
• Ylang Ylang

Application:

• Put 2 drops of each of lavender and marjoram and 1 drop of ylang ylang to a bit of neutral cream  and rub on your pulse points situated on the inside of your wrist and in your neck.
• Put 2 drops each of Lavender and marjoram with 1 drop of ylang ylang to 1 teaspoon of grape seed oil and add to your bath water.
• Add 3 drops of lavender, 3 drops of marjoram and 2 drops of ylang ylang to an essential oil diffuser.
• Add 3 drops of lavender and 2 drops of marjoram to a tissue and place in your pillow case before going to bed.

Aromatherapy for Indigestion:

• Peppermint
• Rosemary
• Fennel

Application:

• Mix 2 drops of each in 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Massage the stomach with this mixture in a clock wise motion to encourage the natural flow of digestion.

Aromatherapy for Insomnia:

• Lavender
• Chamomile
• Sweet Orange

Application:

• Mix 3 drops of each oil to 2 tablespoon of sweet almond oil (can be substituted for jojoba in the case of an allergy) and massage your neck, shoulders and arms before bed.
• Add 2 drops of each onto a tissue and place it in your pillow case before going to bed.
• Add 2 drops of each to 1 teaspoon of olive oil and to your bath before bed time.
• Before hoping into bed, add 2 drops of each to an essential oil burner that is placed in your bedroom. Do not forget to blow out the candle before turning in for the night.

Aromatherapy for Joint Pain:

• Pine
• Eucalyptus
• Lavender
• Lemon

Application:

• Put 3 drop of pine, 3 drops of eucalyptus, 2 drops of lavender and 2 drops of lemon in a small bowl of hot water. The water must be hot but not too hot to avoid burning. Soak a cloth in the mixture to absorb the water and wrap around hands or affected area as a compress.
• Add 2 drops of each to a neutral cream and apply to affected area.

Aromatherapy for Muscle Pain:

• Ginger
• Lavender
• Marjoram

Application:

• Add 2 drops of each to jojoba oil and massage affected area.
• Add 2 drops each of lavender and marjoram and 1 drop of ginger to 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add this mixture to 1 cup of Epson salts and add to your bath water.

Please read the contra-indications and precautions.

Massage Therapy for Fibromyalgia
Reflexology for Fibromyalgia
Yoga for Fibromyalgia

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~ by 1bizzybee on February 7, 2010.

3 Responses to “Aromatherapy for Fibromyalgia”

  1. Here’s a question… do you have suggestions for those of us who are allergic to lavender? I love the idea of using some of these, but I can’t due to my allergies….
    J
    http://autoimmunelife.wordpress.com

    • If you are allergic to lavender you can use chamomile or orange instead, these oils are also very relaxing. Also, If you want you can just avoid the lavender in the suggestions and add a few more of the others that are recommended. I hope you enjoy relief with aromatherapy : )

  2. Thank you very much. 🙂

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