Properties of Essential Oils in "Soothe" Therapeutic Blend
“Soothe” is Nurture & Mend Acupuncture’s custom blend of ten deeply therapeutic essential oils found in the handmade products in Nurture & Mend’s Store (bath soak, room spray, topical roll on, and diffuser blend). Below you will find the beneficial physical, mental, and emotional properties of these ten incredible oils.
Douglas Fir increases confidence and SELF ACCEPTANCE. It helps us stay grounded and firmly rooted in our sense of self. Douglas Fir uplifts the mood, promotes focus, clears the mind, reduces mental fog and revives enthusiasm. It is relaxing and grounding, and reduces social anxiety.
Douglas Fir is called the oil of "generational wisdom” because it helps us tap into the experience and knowledge offered from generational patterns in our families. It can helps us release distance or blocks we may have, in order to build deeper relationships.
Douglas fir increases energy, promotes clear airways and easy breathing, and eases cramps.
Douglas fir takes us from upset and uprooted, to UPLIFTED, RENEWED, GROUNDED and CONFIDENT.
Lavender is the oil of honest communication and expression. Lavender is calming and relaxing, and reduces anxiety, allowing us to settle into our heart and speak with gentleness and kindness. Lavender eases fears of rejection, and allows us to feel present, calm, and engaged. It increases a sense of security and peace, and in this way helps to build trust in one's self and others.
It alleviates stress, eases high blood pressure, and promotes sleep. Lavender is helpful for migraines and headaches.
Lavender takes us from anxious, unsure, and unheard, to CALM, SECURE, and EXPRESSED.
Juniper berry increases our spiritual connection. It has an encouraging and supportive affect, helping us along our path of spiritual healing. It is particularly helpful for navigating our way when we are feeling resistant to examining trauma or pain we’re afraid to look at. It is supportive when we are re-evaluating beliefs, and helps us dismantle anything that may not serve us.
Juniper Berry improves kidney and urinary function, alleviates water retention, and supports liver cleansing and detoxifying. Juniper berry balance blood sugar levels and improves vision.
Juniper berry takes us from denying and resistant, to INQUISITIVE, PERCEPTIVE and INSIGHTFUL.
Bergamot enhances feelings of SELF ACCEPTANCE and SELF WORTH. Bergamot promotes confidence and helps us when we’re feeling insecure. This oil helps us do the work necessary to step out of our fears of not being good enough, or our habits of holding back for fear of rejection of Who We Are, and helps us to learn to love and accept ourselves. It teaches us to find validation within. It also helps us in processing and releasing fear, criticism, need for approval, shame, and emotional pain.
Bergamot is calming and soothing, providing stress relief and improving sleep. It is also helpful for seasonal affective disorder.
Bergamot takes us from feeling inadequate or insecure to feeling ACCEPTED, VALIDATED, and WORTHY.
Eucalyptus heals emotional wounds. It helps us release patterns of neediness in order to regain empowerment to heal ourselves. Eucalyptus clears the mind, eases muscle fatigue and pain, and provides powerful respiratory support.
Eucalyptus takes us from needy and stagnant to INVIGORATED, SELF SUFFICIENT and PROSPEROUS.
Emotionally and spiritually, the essential oil of peppermint is uplifting and rejuvenating to the heart and mind. It helps a person rise above stress, pain, sadness, or fear, and regain the sense of zest and joy for Life and their role in it. Peppermint helps us navigate the experience of grief, hopelessness, and even pessimism, and helps a person trust in the process of Life, and believe in you ability to manage whatever comes your way. Peppermint clears up confusion and improves focus and alertness. Peppermint reduces inflammation, improves energy, eases muscle tension, reduces fevers and hot flashes, soothes headaches, asthma, sinusitis, and provides comfort to the digestive system.
Peppermint takes us from hindered and hopeless to TRUSTING, HOPEFUL, UPLIFTED, and UNBURDENED.
Grapefruit strengthens one's own sense of self-love and approval, especially in regards to loving and honoring our bodies. It can help a person hold their body in gratitude for all it does, treat it with honor and care, and therefore encourage healthy habits out of a sense of love, instead of self-hatred. It helps us see we are good enough just as we are.
Grapefruit is energizing, invigorating, cleansing and detoxifying. It increases motivation, boosts metabolism, supports the gall bladder, improves hormone balance, and alleviates adrenal fatigue.
Grapefruit takes us from divided and dishonored, and helps us step into INTEGRATION, VALIDATION, and EMBODIMENT OF SELF LOVE.
Wintergreen is uplifting and warming and improves circulation. Wintergreen helps us surrender control, release old habits or beliefs, and trust the process of life. Wintergreen reminds us to lean into our own spiritual understanding. It can assist us in letting go, releasing physical, mental, and emotional pain. It eases arthritis and stiff joints, soothes nerve pain and reduces skin irritation.
Wintergreen takes us from stubborn and controlling, to TRUSTING, SURRENDERING and ACCEPTING.
Ginger is called the “oil of empowerment”, it reduces apathy to help us step into our power and dissolve feelings of powerlessness. Ginger is very warming and and creates an inner fire and strength to step into a role of leader in one's own life. Ginger supports healthy digestion, reduces bloating, nausea and heartburn. It eases spasms and cramps, alleviates sore muscles, and boosts the immune system. Ginger helps us exchange feelings of scarcity for ABUNDANCE, and takes us from apathetic or fearful to ACTIVATED, COURAGEOUS and POWERFUL.
Cardamom eases mental fatigue and uplifts the mood. It maintains optimal gastrointestinal balance, and alleviates indigestion. Cardamom soothes menstrual pain, and promotes respiratory health.
Cardamom helps us see the bigger picture, and takes us from frustration and judgment, to a heightened PERSPECTIVE where we can take OWNERSHIP and FORGIVE.