Essential oils are becoming increasingly popular in the autism and SPD community because they are easy to apply, all natural, have no known drug interactions and because families are finding them to be remarkably helpful. The Autism Essential Oils developed at the Autism Community Store have been blended with the specific needs and challenges of the community of people with autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD and other neurological differences in mind, including difficulties with physical and emotional regulation, learning and sleep.
Geranium-is very uplifting and balancing to emotions.
Lemon- may be beneficial for anxiety, improving memory, and promoting a sense of well-being.
Frankincense- promotes feelings of relaxation and mood enhancement.
Juniper Berry- helps relieve tension and stress.
Lavender - widely used and accepted for its calming and relaxing qualities.
Peppermint - helps you stay alert, concentrate and focus on the task at hand.
Roman Chamomile- is a relaxant and is beneficial for alleviating anxiety, stress, restlessness, anxiety, ADHD, and depression.
Sandalwood- is comforting and often used to soothe nervous tension, anxiety and hyperactivity. Vetiver-can be used for relaxation, calming, grounding effect on emotions.
Ylang Ylang- has been shown to regulate heartbeat, create feelings of peace and dispels anger.
Jojoba Oil-mimics the skin’s natural oil levels so that your skin can remain healthy and vibrant. Not only does Jojoba nourish the skin, it is rich with antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that support the health of the entire body.
* While we use the purest essential oils, we recommend them for topical and diffusing use.