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Four natural recipes to combat jetlag agony

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Four natural recipes to combat jetlag agony

For the next 3 days after landing, practice these simple ‘yang’ activities to reset your body clock to the local time schedule and clear away the ‘yin’ energy accumulated during flying.

Take a walk in bright daylight

Nothing like stepping outdoors for some fresh air, soaking up sunshine to reset your body clock to the local time. Follow the daylight as much as possible and stay awake during the day time, stretching your bedtime until after dark. This will help your body produce the necessary hormones at the right time to stay alert and induce sleep when needed.

Drink up and eat fresh

Drink plenty of filtered water and eat light, fresh and nutritionally balanced meals to rehydrate and cleanse your body after a long haul flight.

You can add to your water a drop or two of your favourite food grade essential oils: Citrus oils such as Mandarin, Grapefruit or Lemon are perfect to boost vitamin C intake and support detoxification, whilst Peppermint or Ginger are my go-to choices to help reduce bloating and readjust the digestive cycle to the local time schedule.

Use Aromatherapy

Diffuse essential oils to help reduce lethargy and drowsiness, anxiety, fear, anger, sadness and negative feelings that may arise from stress, separation or physical exhaustion.

Essential oils are ideal to spark up your mood, enhance concentration and promote relaxation.

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Morning arrival essential oil blend:

1 drop Lavender

2 drops Grapefruit

2 drops Rosemary

Night-time arrival essential oil blend:

2 drops Lavender

2 drops Geranium

2 drops Chamomile

Soothe aching muscles

Soothe aching muscles with a long warm shower, a relaxing bath, a foot, neck and shoulder massage – or better still get a nice AromaTouch massage for stress relief – I love adding a few drops of Lavender or Ice Blue blend into my dōTERRA Spa Blooming Bath Oil to help relieve tension headaches, sore back, neck and shoulders.

 

Aromatherapy diffuser blends recipes credited to Judy Chapman.

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They are Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade and safe to ingest. Always read the label and only use as directed.

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