Did you know that the smells or flavors of natural essential oils could have therapeutic benefits? They are rumored to help improve your mood and stimulate the mind in small ways. This use of fragrances is known as aromatherapy. So, if you want to use essential oils in different ways, here are the benefits of the fragrances of several popular essential oils.
Are you constantly tired and distracted while trying to work or study? Peppermint oil is what you need in your study. It’s very cold and wakes you up right away! An oil whose aroma will help you feel focused and wake you up. This is ideal for those days when you have an exam or an important meeting. If you are a college student, you need this essential oil in your life.
Orange and lemon
Savory and invigorating citrus oils like orange and lemon uplift and invigorate. When you are feeling tired, this is the essential oil you need to keep you feeling refreshed and alert. Perfumes that are dominated by orange or lemon notes are therefore great for splashing up for those who exercise a lot and lead a very active life.
Vanilla oil is a delicious smelling oil and is perfect for going to bed. This is because it is a warm and soothing scent that makes a great note for evening primrose and diffusers in the bedroom. It’s the perfect oil to create a cozy ambience where everyone can relax and be comfortable. Of course that means it’s not good for a study!
Lavender smells more green, spicy, and clean, which makes it good for locker rooms and bathrooms. It’s supposed to be calming and relaxing, but not in a calming, warm way like vanilla. Instead, it’s calming and cleansing. You will leave the chaos behind as soon as you smell lavender in the air. The almost astringent smell of this oil makes it good for those who like to meditate to relax and clear their minds.
The scent of citronella repels mosquitoes, and you will find that many mosquito repellants, whether Hit or Odomos, smell like citronella oil. Many botany experts also recommend growing plants that give off the scent of citronella compounds to keep pests at bay. Citronellol is found in plants like lemongrass and helps keep insects away.
Eucalyptus oil has a very strong smell and can be quite unpleasant and strong at first glance. However, this oil is said to be therapeutic when you have a cold. A drop of this oil in water used for inhaling steam is good for congested sinuses and is said to help clear the airways.
Sweet and pretty rose essential oil is mood lifting and uplifting. This is good for calming your mind when you feel irritable and anxious. This gives you an aura of comfort. That is why it is such a good component for perfumes. A spritz of a fragrance that contains rose oil will make you special and happy when you’re out and about, and not a downer.
Like citronella, basil, an herbaceous and almost bitter smelling oil, is also said to repel insects and is well suited for storage in bathroom diffusers. A few drops of it in the water you use to mop your floors will give the house a clean and green scent and remove that musty odor.
This sweet, floral perfume ingredient smells of clove, bananas, hay, narcissus and jasmine in an exotic, tropical-fruity mixture. It’s great for those days when you feel curled up and excited as it can have a calming, calming effect, and it can also help you sleep.
An aphrodisiac oil, jasmine with an intoxicating scent, is said to act as a sedative thanks to its intoxicating aroma. This essential oil is ideal for special dates and is said to be a sexual stimulant.
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