Essential oils are extracted from various plants and produced from either distillation or mechanical methods, such as cold pressing, in order to bring out their power. Essential oils are known for their aromatic benefits, plus they offer plenty of health benefits, including relieving stress or anxiety, improving your mood and easing headaches or body aches.
When it comes to essential oils, Aromatherapy Associates, our Haul of Fame of the month, are globally recognised as experts in creating therapeutic essential oil blends. Their unique essential oil blends are carefully handcrafted to naturally help you sleep better, ease stress, lift energy and cultivate optimism.
Essential oils can provide a holistic effect on your overall well being, making them the perfect addition to your wellness routine. Keep reading to learn more about some of the most popular essential oils and their main benefits.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Lavender essential oil is one of the most popular essential oils that is used to relieve stress, thanks to its soothing and relaxing scent. Besides stress, it can also be used to help you sleep and even improve the overall quality of your sleep.
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
Peppermint essential oil is widely used to aid digestion, alleviate headaches or other muscle aches and boost energy levels. This essential oil has a fresh, minty scent that feels cool and refreshing.
JUNIPER BERRY ESSENTIAL OIL
Juniper berry essential oil features a distinctive aroma that’s sweet, woody, crisp and fresh. This essential oil is known for its calming and grounding effects and you can use it to promote relaxation or to soothe your mind.
You can find this essential oil in The Forest Therapy Wellness Mist from Aromatherapy Associates, blended with other essential oils including pink pepper, cypress and ho wood. Inhaling the mist’s scent will instantly transport you to nature, walking amongst the trees. Whenever you’re in need of something to ease your stress or calm your mind, use this mist to immerse your senses with a restorative and calming experience.
LEMON ESSENTIAL OIL
Lemon essential oil is known for its antibacterial properties and anti-inflammatory benefits. Its invigorating aroma can put you in a better or more positive mood and help you feel more energised. It’s a great oil to fight bacteria, reduce inflammation and help with fatigue.
CHAMOMILE ESSENTIAL OIL
For ultimate relaxation, use chamomile essential oil in your wellness routine to calm your mind. Its sweet, fruity and herbaceous scent is effective for easing tension, alleviating anxiety and promoting better sleep.
Written by: Romy Rose Reyes