For those looking for ways to ease, and even curb, the symptoms of Alzheimer’s, there are a variety of natural methods to choose from. There’s limited research on the benefit of these methods, but many believe they are worth trying.
One of those methods is the use of essential oils. Essential oils can be used to treat all kinds of ailments and illnesses. They have also been used for generations to ease the symptoms of anxiety, depression, and insomnia; all three things that Alzheimer’s patients likely struggle with. The oils can be used to ease anxiety, boost memory, and improve the mood of loved ones struggling with Alzheimer’s disease.
While oils have been used for generations and many are thought to be safe, essential oils are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, so be sure to consult with your doctor before using to ensure oils will not have any negative interaction with medication.
Here are 7 oils that have shown to be helpful for those living with dementia or Alzheimer’s: