September is World Alzheimers MonthAlzheimers Disease is a terrible disease that effects millions of families around the world. There were approximately 46.5 million people globally living with dementia in 2015.
Watching your loved ones change and deteriorate is quite distressing and difficult to come to terms with.
Symptoms of dementia include:
- Memory loss
- language change
Essential Oils for Alzheimers DiseaseIn some cases Aromatherapy can offer effective treatment in helping sufferings to sleep, reducing their stress and even helping them with memory loss.
These essential oils are recommended to support those living with dementia:
- Citrus oils – lemon/orange
- Clary Sage
- Ylang Ylang
Aroma Touch Massage Technique is also way to sooth and calm Dementia patients.
Download AromaTouch Fact sheetEvents to get involvedThere are events across the country but Memory Walk is a great event to keep fit and keep giving.United Against DementiaFind support groups, event details and lots of information about Dementia on the UK website.Alzheimers Disease InternationalYou can find out a lot more about Alzheimers and Dementia on their website Alzheimers Disease International.
If you have a family member living with Alzheimers and would like to have a private one to one wellness consultation please contact me.
Every dementia patient is different and requires different oils for different symptoms so it is always good to discuss with a Wellness Advocate. I will offer samples to try to find oils that the patient enjoys and responds to. Contact me for information on essential Oils