“Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived”
Scent has the power to unlock a memory or past experience. Instantaneously, transporting you back to a place and time long since passed. It shows the true power of our subconscious and what is stored there.
Use these scents to unlock emotions or mental states: –
• Lavender: It is known for its calming and relaxing properties, and can reduce stress and anxiety levels.
• Bergamot: It is a citrusy scent that can help uplift mood and reduce stress and anxiety levels.
• Chamomile: It has a calming effect on the mind and can help reduce anxiety and stress.
• Peppermint: It can help reduce fatigue and improve mental clarity and focus.
• Lemon: It has a refreshing and uplifting effect on the mind and can help improve mood and reduce stress levels.
• Ylang Ylang: It is known for its soothing and calming properties and can help reduce anxiety and improve sleep.
• Rosemary: It can help improve memory and concentration, and also reduce fatigue.
• Frankincense: It has a grounding and calming effect on the mind and can help reduce anxiety and stress.
• Clary Sage: It has a calming effect on the mind and can help reduce anxiety and promote relaxation.
• Eucalyptus: It can help reduce mental fatigue and improve focus and concentration.
Here are the most common methods of delivering aromatherapy in your home or office:
- Essential oil diffusers (ultrasonic, nebulizing, or heat-based)
- Aromatic sprays or mists
- Scented candles or wax melts
- Aroma jewelry (necklaces, bracelets, or earrings designed to hold essential oils)
- Potpourri or sachets
- Steam inhalation (using a bowl of hot water and essential oils)
- Aromatherapy bath salts or bubble baths
- Aroma sticks or reed diffusers (wicks inserted into a bottle of essential oils)
- Scented room sprays or air fresheners
- Essential oil-infused cleaning products (such as all-purpose cleaners or laundry detergents)
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