Essential oils in the Labiatae plant family are known for their stimulating and energizing effects on the nervous system.
• Circulation, Muscles, and Joints
• Respiratory System
• Immune System
• Nervous System (mental health)
Before treating yourself or your loved ones, we recommend these references:
• Robert Tisserand & Rodney Young (2013) Essential Oil Safety: A Guide for Health Care Professionals
• Julia Lawless (1991) Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (check your local library for this gem)
Research article (s):
Buckle, J. Aromatherapy: Does it matter which lavender oil is used?. Nursing Times, 89, 32–35 (1993).
Chamine, I. and Oken, B.S. Aroma Effects on Physiologic and Cognitive Function Following Acute Stress: A Mechanism Investigation. The journal of alternative and complementary medicine, Vol. 22 (9): 713–721 (2016).
Hongratanaworakit, T. Aroma-therapeutic effects of massage blended essential oils on humans. Natural Product Communications. Aug;6 (8):1199-204 (2011).