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3 June 2022 / Caitlin Devlin

The best essential oils for treating vertigo and dizziness

These oils can help you to find balance when dealing with vertigo symptoms.

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Vertigo is a common symptom of many different illnesses and disorders, and it can be incredibly unpleasant to deal with.

Sufferers of vertigo may feel as if the world is spinning around them, and they may also experience other symptoms such as nausea or headaches. If you’re struggling to find your feet and restore your wellness, these oils can help to prevent that dizzy feeling.

Clary sage oil

Clary sage has a balancing effect on the nervous system and is often used to lessen the frequency and severity of anxiety attacks. Vertigo can often be worsened by anxiety, and so clary sage’s powerful, grounding effects can help us to keep symptoms under control.

Learn more about the benefits of clary sage essential oil.

Ginger oil

Ginger is known to be a grounding oil and is a common home remedy for vertigo. It has been shown to reduce dizziness by improving blood flow to the brain, which can help to prevent light-headedness and help us to find our balance. Ginger essential oil can also relieve other commonly associated symptoms such as nausea and headaches.

Learn more about the benefits of ginger essential oil.

Lavender oil

A calming oil, lavender oil can be used to put us in a state of relaxation, which allows vertigo symptoms to pass more quickly. Lavender oil is often used to relieve dizziness and headaches, as well reducing any accompanying stress and anxiety.

Learn more about the benefits of lavender essential oil.

Lemon oil

Lemon oil has many uses but one of its most common is as a natural remedy for nausea. Since nausea is a common secondary symptom of vertigo, many people use lemon oil to make vertigo episodes more bearable. Lemon oil’s anxiety-relieving effects can also helps us to cope with any stress we may have related to vertigo.

Learn more about the benefits of lemon essential oil.

Melissa oil

A traditional Iranian cure for vertigo, melissa oil has been used to relieve dizziness for many years. Inhaling the lemony oil can help us to feel more grounded, calm and balanced, which can reduce the length of vertigo episodes.

Learn more about the benefits of melissa essential oil.

Take a moment to sit and inhale essential oils when you feel dizziness coming.

Peppermint oil

Peppermint can relieve dizziness by improving blood flow to the brain, helping us to regain a feeling of balance. Research suggests that peppermint can also be very useful for tackling the accompanying symptoms of vertigo, as it has a positive effect on nausea and headaches.

Learn more about the benefits of peppermint essential oil.

Tangerine oil

Tangerine oil has long been used as a home remedy for headaches and nausea thanks to its refreshing, pain-relieving properties. Some people have also found that inhaling tangerine can help to reduce dizzy spells.

Learn more about the benefits of tangerine essential oil.

Thyme oil

Thyme has natural anti-dizziness properties that can help to relieve episodes of vertigo. Some people have also found that thyme oil relieves accompanying headaches better than over-the-counter painkillers.

Learn more about the benefits of thyme essential oil.

Symptoms of vertigo may vary quite a lot from person to person, and as a result essential oils may work better for some than they do for others. It’s also best to experiment and try different oils at different concentrations in order to find out what works best for you. If you’re not sure where to start, try our Vertigo Pure Essential Oil Blend, a balancing blend of ginger, melissa and peppermint.

Vertigo - Pure Essential Oil Blend - Aromatherapy - 100% Natural

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