6 Essential Oils to Resolve Stress During Times of Grief | rOIL Treasures
Aside from physical pain, there is no other emotion that impacts us like grief. Just this week alone I personally attended 3 funerals of a fellow church member, a co-worker's mom, and a personal friend. In times like these it is hard to grasp onto hope during feelings of helplessness, but there are some phenomenal things given to us in Creation through essential oils that can help and which we will explore today. Grief caused by the loss of a loved one, family or friend, is one of the greatest stressors on the body. When a loss like this, expected or unexpected occurs, the body reacts like it normally does to a stressful situation in activating of the adrenal system and causing a chemical reaction that leads to the production of cortisol. As grief is not a singular event that occurs, but a process that has to run its course, it is not uncommon for the stress level and thus the level of cortisol in the body to end up being 10 to 20 times the normal amount in the bloodstream. This high