If you want to relax and loosen up after a long tiring day at work all you need is a glass of wine, soft music and soothing aromatherapy that harmonizes with the other two. Aromatherapy uses essential oils to improve your mood and soothe your nerves. These oils are distilled scientifically from plants and herbs. Most of these oils bear a calming aroma that revitalizes your frame of mind and make you feel elated.
Aromatherapy is a natural way of killing bad odors and foul smells that some times contaminate the air. To create your custom smell you can mix these oils add distilled water and spray in your room to impart the fragrance that matches your persona and style and reflects your mood. There are a variety of essential oils that effect your mood, some can can revivify your spirits, spur your energy level, act as an aphrodisiac or just create a romantic environment.
Aromatherapy candles smell great and are another way to make your room look beautiful and set your mood. Lighting these candles spreads mood enhancing scents in the air.
When you want to feel better and stave off a bad mood, you might eat chocolates, ice cream or drink coffee, right? Well, there is a better solution, use citrus oils instead. Lime, orange, lemon or grapefruit can yield excellent results to tackle your depression. These scents naturally stimulate a lethargic mood and induce clarity.
Citrus, mint, or pine will freshen you up. Jasmine, gardenia, and sandalwood are woody fragrances that are ideally used to instill romanticism. Rose or Ylang Ylang are excellent antiseptics, natural sedatives and antidepressants. They also bear the qualities of an aphrodisiac.
You can easily use aromas to revive from a sad depressing mood. You might associate some fragrances to your favorite cherished memories. Learn to build up your mood by collecting those fragrances that induce a sense of fervor and zeal to your life whenever you're feeling less than your best.
Sandal wood, Sage and Lavender used individually or infused together emanate a wonderful fragrance that invigorates your mood. These oils stimulate the production of serotonin which reduces stress and helps your body and mind to relax. People suffering from anxiety, stress and insomnia have effectively been treated with these oils for excellent results. Lavender, Bergamot and Sandalwood slow the heart rate and relieve muscle tension.
These oils also reduces pain by triggering the production of enkephalin and endorphins that heighten your sexual feelings as well. Massaging increases blood circulation and aromatic oils are absorbed more quickly into the system of your body. Massaging essential oil blends over your body is a great way to relax after a stressful day or just because.
Celebrate the seasons with the scents of fruits and flowers that invoke happy memories. Summer memories are attached with citrus and floral scents; winter with apple and fresh cinnamon or pine; autumn with pumpkins, berries and other fruits; spring with dahlia, daisy, cucumber, country meadow and crabapple.
Natural Aromatherapy is part of a mind-body health science that always enhances your sense of contentment and comfort and brings enthusiasm in life.