Seizure Treatment

7 Essential Oils for Seizure Treatment 

Calming oils are useful in relieving the after-effects of a seizure and may also reduce incidences of seizure. 

Their anticonvulsant properties have the ability to relax mind and body plus seizure inducing emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger.

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How Can Essential Oils Assist?

All the oils discussed on this page are considered safe for Epileptics and have a calming and relaxing effect on your mind, your body and your emotions. 

Lavender and Chamomile help with anxiety and stress and are known to promote sleep quality which helps prevent as well as recover from seizures.

The soothing scent of Clary Sage helps prevent seizures and the oil can also be used in massage therapy after a seizure occurs.

Frankincense can reduce the activity in the region of your brain that is most likely to cause a seizure. It is also very relaxing and is often used in quiet moments for meditation.


Some oils can trigger a seizure in people suffering from Epilepsy so caution should be taken when using them.

Epileptics should probably avoid the following oils:

  • Eucalyptus
  • Fennel
  • Hyssop
  • Pennyroyal
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Spike Lavender
  • Tansy
  • Thuja
  • Wintergreen
  • Wormwood

Single Oils For Seizure Treatment

Chamomile Essential Oil

Chamomile Essential Oil has calming features that are useful in relieving the after-effects of a seizure and may also reduce the incidences of seizure.

Chamomile is also known to reduce irritability, anxiety and stress. 

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Clary Sage Essential Oil

Like Chamomile above, Clary Sage Essential Oil can also relieve the after-effects of a seizure as well as reduce the possibility of one occurring. It has the ability to relax the mind and body and can help with conditions such as:

  • anxiety
  • seizures
  • vertigo

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Lavender  Essential Oil

Lavender Essential Oil is another calming oil which can help with seizure treatment.

Lavender is very well known for its ability to calm and relax the mind and has had thousands of years of trial to prove it.

Notice: Spike Lavender should not be used if you are Epileptic.

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Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil can be used in the treatment of several kinds of brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and Dementia. It contains sesquiterpenes which work on the brain's limbic system.

This calming oil is able to affect the area of your brain where seizures usually start. The oil can be inhaled, consumed under the tongue or applied topically on the bottoms of your feet or the back of your neck.

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Neroli Essential Oil

The results suggest that neroli possesses biologically active constituent(s) that have anticonvulsant activity which supports the ethnomedicinal claims of the use of the plant in the management of seizure.

Recently studies have shown that Neroli Essential Oil can also be effective in seizure treatment because of its anticonvulsant properties.

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Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil has calming abilities that can assist with common seizure-inducing emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger.

It also helps manage blood pressure as well as heart rhythm.

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Recommended Oils for Seizure Treatment:

Blends that can Help

Look for blends that have titles similar to the following:

  • Anxiety Blend
  • Calming Blend

I will soon develop pages with suggested blend formulas to match the above list. As I do the items in the list will become links.

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