The month of January always seems to drag, and sometimes you need a little something extra to get you through the day. Some basic aromatherapy techniques might be all you need to feel refreshed. Certain scents can really lift your spirits, and it’s just a matter of testing as many as you can to find out what works for you.
Christmas is a wonderful time to introduce your friends and family to essential oils. Especially since popular essential oils, such as orange, vanilla, and clove are so reminiscent of Christmastime. Which makes them fabulously festive and thoughtful gifts! But if you’re not sure where to start, we’ve given a simple breakdown below to match our favourite essential oil products with those people you need to treat most!
If you’re applying essential oils topically, it’s always important to dilute them down to 2% as a general rule. One of the easiest and most effective ways to dilute and benefit from an essential oil is to blend it with a carrier oil. These plant-based oils don’t have the concentrated aroma of an essential oil,insteadthey act as a vessel for carrying essential oils deeper into the skin.
As the nights turn cooler and the days become shorter, finding a way to relax at home in the warm couldn’t be easier with the right essential oils. A great massage can reinvigorate the mind and body, relax muscle tension and also ease stiffness. Combine this with a homemade massage oil, and winter nights in sound so much better!
Diffusing essential oils can help to relax your mind, but did you know applying certain oils can also help to relax your muscles and ease pain too? We’ve given an overview of our favourite essential oils that will help you relax a stiff neck, or calm arthritic joint pain.