Spring is the ideal time to embrace the vitality of nature with flowers and plants in bloom and brighter longer days filled with sunshine and the buzz of outdoor activity. Spring is also the perfect time to discover Pure essential oils. Essential oils have many useful purposes around the home. Here is a list of 8 ways to introduce aromatherapy oils into your home this Spring:
1. Using oils in spring is a great way to bring the season into your home.
Essential oils are typically derived from plants, trees, flowers and fruits. Discover an oil vaporiser with an essential oil blend. This is a great way to naturally scent your home with the subtle aromas of Spring. Uplifting Spring aromas include Lemon, Grapefruit, Peppermint, Lime, Geranium, Mandarin and Sweet Orange.
2. Remove any seasonal pest threats from your home.
People often find pests in their houses during the Spring season that typically arrive with the warmer weather. You may find your house is more prone to visiting insects such as roaches, spiders, insects and ants that can arrive during Springtime. Warmer weather allows insects to come out of their hiding places and visit parts of your home including your kitchen and linen cupboard. Aromatherapy oils are a gentle way to deter unwanted bugs. Essential oils that can work against pests include Lemongrass or Rosemary essential oils which can be used as a mosquito repellent spray. Lavender, Eucalyptus and Peppermint have also been used to repel bugs.
3. Reduce your stress levels
Spring can be a time to find replenish lost energy levels and engage in physical activity outside. Combining essential oils into your skincare routine is a perfect way to pep your skin and invigorate your daily shower for a spa experience at home. Try uplifting citrus scents like Grapefruit, Lemon, Sweet Orange and Lime to elevate your mood. Add a few drops to a full drawn bath or your morning shower to put a spring in your step.
4. Improve your sleep quality
Topical applications of essential oils are known for their ability to improve sleep and calm the nervous system. There has been evidence to indicate that essential oils may provide anti-inflammatory effects on the skin as well as to reduce stress and anxiety. Aromatherapy enthusiasts take advantage of their air purifying and mood-lifting benefits. Essential oils can be rubbed on the feet, inhaled, or rubbed onto your temples. Experiment with stress relieving oils, that can alleviate tension and encourage relaxation. Remember with topical applications, to always dilute the essential oil to avoid skin irritations. Popular relaxation essential oils are Eucalyptus, Peppermint and Lavender.
5. Improve your mood.
Try Rose essential oil to increase mental acuity and alertness in the early morning hours and helps you be more alert, concentrated, and focused for longer. Give your spirit a lift with Bergamot, the scent that makes you feel joyful and happy. Use a combination blend in your diffuser for immediate results. This is a great way to try a selection of essential oils.
6. Apply essential oils to your skin & hair care products
Treat yourself to a spa experience at home by adding a few drops of essential oil to your self-care routine. Soak your feet in a spa bath with a few drops of Lavender or Lemongrass. Frankincense oil is a highly restorative essential oil that has been used for centuries. Used for it’s anti aging properties, Frankincense oil can be beneficial in hydrating dry and mature skin. Combine with your moisturiser or add to a carrier facial oil. Remember to always dilute essential oils as they may cause irritation to the skin. Try a patch test first before proceeding.
7. Fend off the sniffles.
Scent is a powerful tool to influence your mood. You will be amazed at how effective a subtle shift in room fragrance can affect you. Eucalyptus: Soothe a stuffy nose and keep you alert with Eucalyptus oil. To improve nasal allergies, add a drop of Lemon essential oil to your diffuser. We like to use Lemon, Lavender, and Orange essential oils because they contain antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that help alleviate the symptoms associated with colds and flu.
8. Spring cleaning
Aromatherapy oils provide the perfect opportunity to spring clean your home, de-clutter your belongings and recycle your living space. Celebrate the vitality of Spring with the uplifting aromas of Lemon, Lemongrass, Sweet Orange and Lavender.
Sasy n Savy offer a list of 24 pure essential oils that can be used in and around the home this spring. Discover the full range of pure essential oils in store today. For our full range of aromatherapy products, visit the our Miranda showroom. We also offer essential oil seminars on site for groups. For a full list of on site workshops, visit Nurtured Tours.