Many oils have quite profound effects on mood, and it may be necessary to change the oil used as symptoms vary. The benefits of aromatherapy massage using diluted essential oils, with the caring effect of the direct contact, are the most useful way of treating someone with depression, but oils can also be very helpful in the bath.
Bergamot: This is one of the most uplifting oils with the refreshing citrus smell for men and women.
Clary Sage: This is quite relaxing, but with an uplifting, almost euphoric effect as well.
Geranium: This oil actually comes from varieties of scented pelargonium and has a tonic effect on the adrenal cortex.