Aromatherapy for the bedroom can create the ambiance you are looking for. Using pure aromatherapy products in a fragrance diffuser can turn the bedroom into a sanctuary after a long day. There are few things better than collapsing into a cozy bed and falling asleep with the serene scent of pure aromatherapy essential oils. Aromatherapy fragrances have been used as room scents and medicinal agents for thousands of years. Each essential oil has its own unique signature, some being soothing and calming, some stimulating or having an aphrodisiac effect. Aromatherapy for the bedroom can create serenity and lull you into dreamland. Here are the oils to try:
Lavender Oil Soothes Frazzled Nerves
Lavender is a favorite aromatherapy fragrance for the bedroom when you feel worn out and frazzled. The scent of lavender essential oil in a fragrance diffuser acts as an anti-depressant and calming agent to sooth frayed nerves and relieve headaches.
Scent the bedroom with lavender using an aromatherapy oil diffuser or sew some fresh lavender flowers into an herbal rice pillow. Place the pillow or a small eye cover filled with lavender flowers over the eyes and forehead for a gentle trip into restful sleep.
Ease Stress with Chamomile and Bergamot Oil
Chamomile flowers make a wonderful aromatherapy fragrance for relaxing and inducing sleep. Chamomile can also be brewed into an herbal tea to relax and calm jangled nerves or an upset stomach. Those suffering from insomnia should drink a cup of chamomile tea before bedtime. Additionally, add a drop of either German or Roman chamomile pure aromatherapy essential oil to a scent diffuser or as an herbal pack to encourage sleep.
The lovely, light and refreshing scent of bergamot aromatherapy comes from the rind of citrus fruit. Bergamot oil provides a relaxing bedroom scent that eases stress and creates feelings of well-being. Itâ€™s best used in a fragrance diffuser to spread its refreshing scent throughout the room.
Sensuous Sandalwood Aromatherapy Fragrance Acts as an Aphrodisiac
The rich, luxurious, sensuous scent of sandalwood oil from old sandalwood trees calms the senses and helps create relaxation. Its rich, luxurious scent also acts as an aphrodisiac for those who are susceptible to its allure. The older the sandalwood trees, the better quality the essential oil.
Sandalwood aromatherapy fragrance can be infused throughout the bedroom in a scent diffuser, used to scent clothing in drawers, or as hand soap placed in a bowl to scent the bedroom or bath.
Relieve Children’s Stress and Fears with Mandarin Oil Aromatherapy
Mandarin essential oil comes from the rind of the mandarin orange, which is similar to a tangerine. There are two kinds of mandarin oil, green or red. Both types of mandarin oil are excellent aromatherapy products acting as gentle relaxants for adults and children.
The aromatherapy fragrance of mandarin is effective in helping to overcome sleep problems and insomnia brought on especially from worry or fear. Mandarin essential oil is especially delicious when combined with lavender in sachets and rice herbal pillows.
Use a combination of several aromatherapy products to create your special bedroom environment for relaxation and rest.
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