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5 Aromatherapy Oils That Are Trending This Season

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5 Aromatherapy Oils That Are Trending This Season

With a rich history of 6,000 years, aromatherapy has been a prominent alternative therapy practiced across different parts of India, China and Egypt. Today, it is extensively used for treating an array of health conditions and complexities. The essence of this therapy lies in aroma oils- an intense concentration of natural extracts from roots, flowers, leaves, stalks and fruits of plants. These oils produce a characteristic odor which casts nothing less than a magical spell!

Considering, the cost, safety and versatility there are five golden oils that have ruled the season from a long time. Wondering what they are? Read on to find out more.

  1. Lavender

Lavender is soothing oil that is known for its delightful floral notes and comes with both psychological and physiological benefits. Some of the key features of this oil include:

  • Antiseptic
  • Antibacterial
  • Antidepressant
  • Anti-inflammatory

 

Adding just a few drops on your handkerchief or pillow can be a great way to combat headaches, stress and insomnia too. Moreover, the best massage centers tend to dilute it with carrier oil (coconut or olive oil) to relax the muscles and calm your mind.

  1. Patchouli

Patchouli is exceptional oil frequently used to cure depression. Aroma therapies carried out using this oil can help you get over the emotional feelings of loss or sadness and fill them with hope. It basically relaxes tension, drives away disappointment and uplifts mood in no time. This is because when inhaled, the essential oil triggers various chemical and hormonal reactions, stimulating the release of dopamine and serotonin that would banish anger, sadness and anxiety. 

  1. Sweet Orange (Citrus)

Sweet Orange is fruity citrus oil that gives a burst of happiness is one sniff. Like patchouli, this one aids in the secretion of cortisol to heal physical (low pulse rate or respiratory problems) and mental issues (trauma, anger and deep-depression). In fact, the tranquilizing properties have made it a common component for body massages to relive fatigue and tension that builds on the muscles.

  1. Jasmine

Jasmine is a stress buster and mood booster. The strong, romantic and sweet aroma makes it an ideal match for those who want to treat sleepless nights or are struggling with strong emotions. Besides that, this oil for long has been used to cure dehydrated, brittle and dry skin. Further, there are capable of providing quick relief from cramps, breathlessness, congestion and cough too.

  1. Sandalwood

The moment you enter any reputed spa then the one ingredient that you will always find is sandalwood, either in the form of powder, or pure essential oil, this wonder element is even part of the traditional Balinese massage use to relieve irritation and inflammation, keeping you cool and fresh. Moreover, sandalwood oil can increase alertness, while promoting mental vigor and acuity.

There you have it! The world of essential oils is endless and so are their possibilities. Choose your favorite aroma oil and notice the impact that it can create. Come visit Moksham Spa in Bandra to experience a holistic healing approach for your mind, body & soul.