De-Clutter Your Mind With Essential Oils

by Bella Martinez April 06, 2024

De-Clutter Your Mind With Essential Oils

Feeling overwhelmed by daily life? Does your mind constantly race with worries and to-dos? You're not alone. In today's fast-paced world, mental clutter can significantly impact our well-being. Studies have shown that chronic stress and negative thinking can lead to anxiety, depression, and even physical health problems.[1, 2]

But there's good news! You can de-clutter your mind and achieve a sense of calm with natural essential oils.

The Detrimental Effects of Stress

Chronic stress can wreak havoc on our minds and bodies. Here are some of the negative effects of stress to be aware of:

  • Mental Health: Stress can contribute to anxiety, depression, and difficulty concentrating.
  • Physical Health: Stress can weaken the immune system, making you more susceptible to illness. It can also lead to headaches, muscle tension, digestive problems, and high blood pressure.
  • Sleep: Stress can disrupt sleep patterns, making it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep.
  • Relationships: Chronic stress can strain relationships with loved ones by making you irritable and short-tempered.

If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to find healthy ways to manage stress.

The Science Behind Essential Oils for Mental Wellness

Aromatherapy, the practice of using essential oils for therapeutic purposes, has been around for centuries. Recent scientific research suggests that essential oils work by interacting with the olfactory system (smell) and the limbic system, which regulates emotions and memory.[3] Inhaling essential oil molecules can trigger the release of neurotransmitters like dopamine and serotonin, promoting feelings of relaxation and well-being.[4]

Research on several essential oils also holds a positive view of essential oils as intervention methods for stress levels and a dramatic decline in hormone markers such as cortisol. 

In a study of Lavender, Ylang Ylang, and Bergamot oil, results positively demonstrated that essential oils facilitate a reduction in blood pressure and improve conditions of hypertension.[5]

Edens Garden's Self Care Essential Oil Blend

Edens Garden is proud to introduce our new Self Care essential oil blend, specifically formulated to promote mental clarity and emotional balance. This unique blend combines the invigorating properties of Rosemary, the calming influence of Basil, and the uplifting aroma of Spearmint.

  • Rosemary: Studies have shown that Rosemary oil can improve cognitive function, memory, and focus.
  • Basil: Research suggests that Basil oil may have anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) properties.
  • Spearmint: Spearmint oil is known for its uplifting aroma, which can help to improve mood and reduce stress.

Declutter Your Mind with Essential Oils and Self-Care Practices

Here are some effective ways to declutter your mind and cultivate inner peace, incorporating essential oils and self-care practices:

Meditation: Relax, quiet your mind, and be alone with your thoughts. Set some time aside to meditate on what’s important and let go of what’s not. Sometimes it’s helpful to imagine yourself letting go of individual situations and things. Diffuse Self Care or our Meditation blend to create a calming atmosphere during your practice.

Prioritization: Figure out what’s essential and make a point of doing it. If you have an upcoming project deadline, make that project a priority, get it done, and then simply forget about it. Allow the fact that you won’t have to worry about a task once it’s done to motivate you. Use our invigorating Joy blend in an Essential Oil Inhaler throughout the day for an extra boost of motivation and positive energy.

Exercise: Exercising releases endorphins while getting you in shape, which is a win-win for both mind and body. The release of endorphins leads to positive thoughts, less stress, improvement in mood, and better sleep. As you jog, bike, or do yoga, be sure to shed unnecessary thoughts. Relax afterward with a calming diffuser blend like Stress Relief.

Sleep: Adequate sleep is crucial for mental clarity and emotional well-being. If you struggle to unwind at night, try diffusing our sleep-promoting blends like Good Night or Sleep Ease.

Letting Go: Holding onto negativity only hinders your well-being. Practice letting go of worries through meditation, yoga, or journaling. Diffuse Forgiveness & Healing blend to promote a positive outlook and encourage the release of negativity.

Edens Garden: Your Partner in Essential Wellness

At Edens Garden, we offer a wide range of high-quality, 100% pure essential oils and therapeutic blends to support your mental and emotional well-being. Explore our collection and discover the power of aromatherapy to de-clutter your mind and embrace a calmer, more centered you.


  1. The effects of chronic stress on health: new insights into the molecular mechanisms of brain–body communication.
  2. The impact of stress on body function: A review.
  3. Therapeutic Effect and Mechanisms of Essential Oils in Mood Disorders: Interaction between the Nervous and Respiratory Systems.
  4. The Effects of Essential Oils on the Nervous System: A Scoping Review.
  5. The Effect of Inhalation Method Using Essential Oils on blood pressure and stress responses of clients with essential hypertension

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