Essential Oils for Addictions – Aromatherapy for Addictions

The Oily Guru

Addiction includes things like drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and pharmaceuticals. But it’s possible to be addicted to less threatening substances, like sodas, sugar, candy, food. There are also addictive activities, like pornography, gambling, or other bad habits that people develop a dependency upon. This dependency can lead to health issues, guilt, anxiety, and withdrawal symptoms of headaches, nausea, sickness, cravings, anger, and more.


Essential oils can be very useful and really help reduce many of the negative symptoms of withdrawal, as well as assist in letting go of the addiction.

See below for specific essential oils to use depending upon your addiction, but if you’re looking for an essential oil good for many addiction, Basil and Grapefruit are too of the most universal. You can inhale with a diffuser or inhaler or dilute with a carrier oil and use topically.


Essential Oils for Addictions

Alcohol: Rosemary, Basil, Frankincense, Lemon and…

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