Quick Guide to Aromatherapy

The aroma-therapeutic effects of the following easy-to-find oils and scents are restorative and revitalizing. Just add a few drops to your  bath or body lotion when you feel you need an extra-special boost to soothe and uplift your energy. Or mix a small amount with distilled water in a spray bottle, and spritz the room to clear your space and balance the vibes!

Almond fosters feelings of determination and a pioneering spirit. It helps you leave the past behind so that you can move forward.

Basil is cheering, and the sweet fragrance invigorates and promotes concentration as well as relaxation.

Cinnamon stimulates creativity, desire, focus, and motivation. It helps foster a positive attitude, encouraging you to rise above adversity, seize the initiative, overcome procrastination and self-pity, and magnify your life’s purpose.

Clove is rich and spicy and fills your space with comfort and glowing warmth.

Eucalyptus reduces emotional overload.

Lime creates an inspiring, joyful, and positive environment and is great for neutralizing extreme imbalances.

Lavender has been treasured for centuries for its ability to purify, soothe, and heal.

Orange is warming and reduces self-consciousness.

Peppermint empowers and upholds changes you want to make in your belief system. By replacing negative beliefs with revitalizing new thought patterns, peppermint makes possible a transformation in behavior. Peppermint improves concentration. This fresh, snappy, and penetrating scent is stimulating, pacifying, purifying, and invigorating.

Pine promotes feelings of strength, empowerment, grounding, and protection that are a result of being close to nature. Pine can also be used in cases where boundaries are poorly defined or not respected.

Rose helps release buried emotional upset resulting from trauma, hurt, accidents, the death of a loved one, assault, or abuse. Left unchecked, these traumas are seriously draining. Rose is a soothing antidepressant that helps to strengthen your inner being.

Rosemary is good for helping to heal past energetic traumas, heartache, and boundary violations.

Sandalwood helps to stimulate a sense of peace and emotional well-being, which in turn facilitates your ability to release anger and frustration and repressed negative emotions.

Spruce encourages feelings of protection and security and is good for helping to clear what may be at the root of fatigue, anger, and restlessness.

Tea tree is unique and effective for the cold and flu season. Spray onto a tissue and inhale to clear a stuffy nose and provide instant relief. Spray on pillowcases for a soothing night’s sleep.

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