1. It can relieve stress
Aromatherapy is incredibly powerful and the right scents can help the body and mind relax and de-stress. Lavender and ylang ylang are both known for their de-stressing properties. Using the oils within an aromatherapy massage is a great way to help relieve stress.
2. It can reduce anxiety
As stress and anxiety are commonly linked, aromatherapy can also help reduce feelings of anxiety. One way you can use essential oils to help anxiety is to incorporate an oil burner or scented candle into your mindfulness practice/meditation.
Focusing on the present moment has been known to help anxiety and an easy way to ground yourself in the ‘now’ is to focus on your senses, what you can smell for example.
3. It can help you sleep
People with insomnia are often encouraged to try aromatherapy. Relaxing scents can...