The power of scent has great effect on our overall well-being. Mentally, it helps to stimulate the part of the brain that is connected to our emotions. Physically, it can help to cleanse, tone, and even balance our system. Here are 5 of our favorite healing and uplifting scents for you to try!

 

Bottles of aromatherpay essence and bath salt with lavender flowers closeup

1. Lavender

Lavender oil is known for its soothing and calming properties. If you or someone in your home struggles with anxiety, insomnia, or even mild depression, the sweet, floral aroma of lavender oil helps relieve the feelings associated with those issues!

 

Cinnamon sticks and cinnamon powder on wood floor

2. Cinnamon

The warm, spicy scent of cinnamon oil can help to increase brain activity within the body! Cinnamon oil creates a relaxing ambience can also help to reduce menstrual pain, tackle mild skin infections, and remove the stiffness you may feel in your joints!

 

Citrus essential oil and slice of ripe fruits: orange, lemon and lime fruits

3. Citrus

Citrus oil, especially lemon oil, helps to energize anyone who smells it. It also has a reputation for increasing awareness, improving concentration, and even decreasing your appetite. When citrus oil is taken into the system, it tames an upset stomach, detoxifies your liver and kidneys, and also improves immunity!

 

Mint essential oil in a glass bottle

4. Peppermint

Everyone loves the delicious menthol smell of peppermint oil. This refreshing aroma also gives you an energy boost, increases concentration, lowers hunger cravings and helps to remove any respiratory congestion you may be having. Internally, it improves indigestion and soothes sunburn! Externally, it brings about muscle pain relief, improves the quality of your hair and is great for a baby’s sore gums while they are teething.

 

Closeup of bottle with rose essential oil with falling leaves on wooden background.

5. Rose

The scent of rose is always romantic. As an oil, it creates a warm, cozy and relaxing ambience and can be diluted with water in order to help to tone the skin. It can be a wonderful moisturizer if your skin is naturally oily, and is also known to soothe skin conditions like rosacea and eczema.

If you don’t have essential oils or diffusers in your home, now is just a good of a time as any to give them a try. Shop our wide selection of 100% pure, never diluted Beauty Aura essential oils and try our Wooden Ultrasonic Aromatherapy Oil Diffuser!