Create your own anxiety remedy and save money!

Feeling anxious is a normal part of life, simply feeling anxious is not cause for medical concern. Anxiety is a feeling of powerlessness or helplessness.

IMG_8244It’s the inability to control things we think may hurt us. If you are constantly experiencing chest pain and palpitations, upset stomach, nausea, numbness, SOB, excessive worry and irrational fear, than you need to seek professional help.

Complementary medicine such as acupuncture, yoga, meditation, Reiki and herbal medicine are used along with conventional medicine to help lessen symptoms of anxiety.

One simple way to spend less money on conventional treatments is to create your own anxiety home remedy. An example is aromatherapy. Scents can have a very powerful effect on our emotions and mood. Essential oils are well known for its effect on the parts of our brain that control stress, anxiety, fear, and depression. It contains aromatic molecules that are able to cross the blood/brain barrier relaxing body and mind.

To prepare an anxiety massage oil combine:

      • 50 ml of carrier oil (jojoba, sweet almond or coconut oil);
      • 8 drops of essential oils of lavender;
      • 4 drops of bergamot;
      • 4 drops of peppermint;
      • 3 drops of geranium;
      • 1 drop of clary sage.

Use a dark glass jar to prevent oxidation and store it in cool place. Massage the oil into your body in circular movement or add the oil into the palms of your hands and rub them together to spread the oil. Cup them over your nose and inhale deeply.

Disclaimer- This information is intended to educate the public on other alternative approaches to health and not to cure diseases. Please consult your Doctor if you need any help.

Guiomar Campbell

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Guiomar is a performing artist and an Integrated Health Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in depression and anxiety disorders. She has a degree in nursing and obstetrics from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Brazil. She received her diploma in shiatsu therapy in 1995 and a diploma in acupuncture in 1999 at the Shiatsu School of Canada where she worked for 15 years as a shiatsu instructor in the diploma program. She is a member in good standing of College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturist of Ontario (CTCMPAO). Guiomar specializes in men and women’s reproductive health, gynecology, pregnancy and post partum care. She also has lots of experience treating digestive issues, migraine headache, and insomnia.

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