Looking for a clean and crisp aroma for your bathroom or a relaxing and soothing scent for your bedroom? These are the essential oils you need.
Along side your welcome mat, a fragrant essential oil can encourage visitors who enter, a very calm and at ease feeling. Opt for orange or cinnamon. These oils have been shown to reduce anxiety.
Orange essential oils are an emotionally uplifting oil.
Cinnamon signals fun to our memory centers and is an awesome way to welcome guests.
Opt for lemon essential oil. Lemon is antibacterial and a stimulant, so it has natural purification properties built in. It is also a sense awakener. It clarifies the mind, dispels anger and provides a sense of new energy.
If you want your kitchen to feel cozy, use cinnamon essential oil. Cinnamon elicits feelings of warmth and comfort. Since cinnamon is so prevalent in baking, people associate cinnamon with warm memories of baking growing up. Cinnamon evokes a sense of security and well being. Cinnamon can be quite powerful, so diffuse it heavily.
Your living room
If you use your living room as an office or spot to catch up on work, use rosemary. It will stimulate creativity and activate your memory. Inhale directly from the bottle to experience the scent or diffuse one to two drops as you work.
This is where you sit down for every meal. Make it smell appetizing. Choose an essential oil that is welcoming and revs up your appetite. Bergamot is good for this. Don’t use strong scents that will distract you from eating or suppress your appetite such as peppermint or ginger.
Copaiba has a low but refreshing, woody scent that will enhance the space and create a calm, peaceful atmosphere without overwhelming you.
Jasmine will evoke feelings of intimacy. The scent is powerful, so just use one to three drops in water for best results. Place a drop in candles as they burn so that you can enjoy the scent. If you want to start the day feeling amazing, use frankincense essential oil on your night stand. The earthy scent of the resin reconnects you with nature and will help you feel more grounded.
Your laundry room
Your laundry room can trigger stress because it reminds us of household chores. Select a relaxing scent that will clothes smelling even nicer. Try a combination of lemon and copaiba essential oils. The bright, cheerful scent of lemon will inspire you to feel happy and refreshed. If you hate doing laundry, the warm, woodsy scent of copaiba will relax and ease you.
If you enjoy a long bath after a big day, you can choose an essential oil that induces feelings of relief and relaxation, such as lavender. Lavender oil helps you relax because it signals your brain’s temporal lobe where you’ll be reminded of past positive experiences. One drop of lavender essential oil in a bubble bath with fill your bathroom with a relaxing, floral scent.
You may not think to freshen up this area of your home. Keep it smelling nice with some peppermint essential oil. The menthol and limonene chemical found in peppermint essential oils stimulate the emotional centers of the brain. It will motivate and uplift you. A pick me up as soon as you arrive home. The menthol in peppermint oils is a strong scent, so it will mask odors in your garage.
Your deck or patio
To ensure a pleasant, fragrant scent, use citronella or fir needle essential oils. Cintronella uplifts the mood while keeping bugs away, which lets you to relax. Fir needle in urban areas, connects you to nature and helps you to relax.
If you store belongings in your basement or attic, diffuse with cedarwood essential oil. It is warm and uplifting and bring on feelings of nostalgia and coziness. Cedarwood will also keep away insects from you possessions. Place two or three drops on a cotton ball and store inside boxed to keep them smelling fresh.