Episode 37: ADHD, Positive Emotion and Essential Oils with Crystal Edmonds

EP. 37: ADHD, Positive Emotion and Essential Oils with Crystal Edmonds

Listen to this episode from ADHD for Smart Ass Women with Tracy Otsuka on Spotify. In this episode of ADHD for Smart Ass Women, Tracy talks to environmental scientist and fellow ADHDer, Crystal Edmonds about positive emotion, the ADHD brain and essential oils.

In this episode of ADHD for Smart Ass Women, Tracy talks to environmental scientist and fellow ADHDer, Crystal Edmonds about positive emotion, the ADHD brain and essential oils. 

Discover what Tracy turns to when she wakes up and feels unfocused, unmotivated and in negative emotion and what boosts her mood every single time. How about exercise and nature.

Learn how Tracy made the connection between scent and how scents not only influence her sense of well-being and happiness but also affect her focus. 

Crystal shares with Tracy how essential oils stimulate the limbic system — a part of the brain involved in memory, behavior, motivation, and emotion and how this also helps with:

  • ADHD symptoms
  • Emotional dysregulation
  • Rumination
  • Rejection sensitive dysphoria

Discover why essential oils are a great place to start for relief from ADHD symptoms if medication doesn’t work for you.

Learn:

  • how quickly essential oils take to work in your body
  • which essential oils work well for ADHD
  • why essential oils require trial and error just like medication
  • what the difference is between high frequency and lower frequency vibration and how it affects our well-being.

Resources: 

The Essential Life: 6th Edition

New Emotions & Essential Oils Wheel, 7th Edition

Crystal’s DoTerra Shop

https://www.consumersadvocate.org/essential-oils?fbclid=IwAR02Ss4tiHyXEuY9AMDaGo1-Q0YhjJUGGRndyIbYPXonjxkSqf5VRzbBvHM#toc-doterra

Evaluation of the effects of plant-derived essential oils on central nervous system function using discrete shuttle-type conditioned avoidance response in mice – PubMed

Although plant-derived essential oils (EOs) have been used to treat various mental disorders, their central nervous system (CNS) acting effects have not been clarified. The present study compared the effects of 20 kinds of EOs with the effects of already-known CNS acting drugs to examine whether the …

Application of near-infrared spectroscopy in quality control and determination of adulteration of African essential oils – PubMed

An evaluation has been made of the potential of near-infrared (NIR) technologies in the assessment of essential oil components and in the identification of individual essential oils. The results showed that cross-validation models are able to predict accurately almost all of the components of essent …

https://www.amazon.com/Healing-Intelligence-Essential-Oils-Aromatherapy/dp/1594774250?fbclid=IwAR28YEH1cQ-MtPQvICG6UyUt4BamXe5WzJ5OdEBsdcGx09CnkG6SlxPbGxI

Essential Oils

The scent of essential oils is thought to stimulate the limbic system – a part of the brain involved in memory, behavior, motivation, and emotion. Learn about aromatherapy compounds-like lavender, peppermint, and orange oil-used to treat various symptoms associated with ADHD.

https://www.additudemag.com/essential-oils-for-adhd-anxiety/

How to Treat ADHD with Essential Oils – 10 Ideas – CHADD

There hasn’t been enough research done by the medical and scientific community to fully understand how and if essential oils can be used to help those with ADHD. However, many swear by them in their personal experiences. You should talk to your doctor before using any form of essential oils as they may have some…

About Tracy

Host Tracy Otsuka is a lawyer, not a doctor, a life-long student, not a coach. She’s also the creator of Coretography a patent pending system that helps smart, driven women understand their own unique ADHD brain and use it to their advantage.

Tracy will be talking about ADHD. Your super powers, your symptoms, your solutions and work-arounds and how you proudly stand out. Tracy credits ADHD for some of her superpowers and much of her success in life.

This way to

😃 SPY A HAPPIER LIFE! 😃

Enter your name and email below for ACCESS to our FREE What Do I Do With My Life? Master Class