Nervous System

The nervous system controls movement and feeling.  Oils that are beneficial to the nervous system include:

Respiratory System

Through the respiratory system we inhale oxygen and exhale carbon dioxide.  Essential oils can be inhaled or used topically to help this system.  Oils that are beneficial to the respiratory system include:

Ylang Ylang

Latin name: Cananga odorata


  • good for circulatory system, especially blood pressure
  • balances hormones
  • calms nervous system
  • helps PMS symptoms


  • anti-depressant
  • nervine
  • antiseptic
  • antispasmodic
  • sedative

Ylang ylang can calm a person and bring them back into a state of peace.