Using Smell To Treat Addiction
First take control of your addiction by making the decision to give it up, then allow essential oils to ease your way through the withdrawal.
Addiction to Drugs
Pharmaceutical drugs like tranquillisers are as potentially addictive as illegal drugs like heroin and cocaine. These substances often generate a physical addiction, and take a lot of will power and specialised support to overcome. In such cases it is important that you doctor refers you to a trained counsellor to work through your addiction. However, using oils can help take the edge off the unpleasant symptoms experienced during withdrawal. Hot and cold compresses and steam inhalation are both techniques that can be used to good effect when overcoming drug addiction. Use these with your overcoming drug and alcohol addiction blend. Treat symptoms of withdrawal with an effective blend of oils applies as a compress.
Addiction to Alcohol
Far more people are addicted to alcohol than you might think. Alcohol is a social drug, and it is very easy to slip into a pattern of behaviour where you are consuming alcoholic drinks on a daily basis. From here, it is easy to find yourself not wanting to be without a drink, addicted to alcohol. The effects of this are emotionally, physically and socially damaging, and can also affect your work performance. The overcoming alcohol addiction blend contains essential oils that help to both detoxify the body and soothe the emotions. Use it in the bath, on pulse points, in a vaporiser or oil burner, and add a few drops to your pillow at bedtime. Fill the house with soothing aroma and resist the temptation to drink.
Addiction to Caffeine and Nicotine
Drinking more than five to six cups of tea or coffee on a daily basis could be a sign that you are addicted to caffeine. This type of addiction has a tendency to creep up on your as you unconsciously brew extra cups and eventually feel like you without caffeine. Nicotine has a similar action, as it is a social drug, and the number of cigarettes you smoke every day can rise without you even noticing. Kicking the habit of daily addiction is hard work. Applying the overcoming caffeine or nicotine addiction blend to the pulse points will help you to give up for good. Use a pulse point blend to kick the habit.
Addiction to Food
The right body shape may be defined by many factors, such as changing social attitudes, cultural perceptions and personal preconceptions. Some people are more susceptible to social conditioning than others and can experience a lot of distress over their body image, while others can appreciate the diversity of the human form. Insecurity about the way you look can lead to a cycle of yo-yo dieting or comfort, or binge eating to bring temporary relief. There are oils you can burn in your kitchen or living room to soothe you whenever you feel an urge to snack coming on. The overcoming food addiction blend can help stop you snacking between meals.