Aromatherapy is a great practice to incorporate into your day to day lives and self care routines. But first what are essential oils?
What are essential oils?
Essential oils are natural plant extracts derived from leaves, flowers, stems, roots, or other parts of plants. These oils capture the plant's aromatic compounds and unique properties, giving them distinctive scents and potential therapeutic benefits. Essential oils are commonly used in aromatherapy, skincare, and wellness practices for their various effects on mood, relaxation, and overall well-being. They have been used for centuries in holistic practices to enhance well-being.
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What are the benefits?
Essential oils have incredible benefits for the mind. They are renowned for their ability to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and uplift your mood. Incorporating essential oils into your self-care routine is not just about using a product; it's about creating a holistic experience that nurtures your mind, body, and spirit.
After a hectic day at work or a full on summer day with the kids, using a calming essential oil like lavender can create a peaceful atmosphere, helping you unwind and release tension. It doesn’t have to be a long-winded ritual you could use it in the form of a pillow spray and mist your pillow before bed to help you unwind or use a skincare product that contains a calming and soothing essential oil and simply hydrate the skin while inhaling the soothing aromas getting you ready for bed. EASY RIGHT?
Some essential oils are known for boosting mood and bringing feelings of happiness and joy.
Bergamot: This citrusy oil is often used to uplift mood and alleviate feelings of sadness or tension. It can bring a sense of joy and freshness to your surroundings.
Ylang Ylang: It has a sweet and floral aroma that can enhance feelings of joy and positivity. It's often used to reduce stress and promote a sense of well-being.
Neroli: Neroli, derived from orange blossoms, has a sweet and citrusy fragrance that can uplift mood and reduce anxiety.
Essential oils that can help relief headaches and calm the senses.
Peppermint: Peppermint oil contains menthol, which has a cooling effect that can soothe headaches and ease tension. It is especially helpful for tension headaches.
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus oil has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective for relieving sinus headaches and congestion.
Rosemary: Rosemary oil has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, and it's often used for tension headaches and migraines. Also great for stimulating hair growth.
DISCLAIMER! Please remember not to apply pure essential oils directly to your skin, as they can cause irritation. To avoid this, essential oils are typically diluted and blended with carrier oils before use. It's best to choose skincare products that already contain essential oils to ensure safe and effective application. Let us handle the blending for you! 😉