Natural flavors and essential oils of plants and flowers have a long history of being natural remedies. Used individually or combined with other aromas, they have the ability to change a person’s physical and emotional condition.
Bright Side decided to share the secrets of fragrant herbs and flowers with you.
Restoration after stress can be easier with lavender oil. Its fresh flower notes reduce anxiety and promote relaxation of the nervous system.
Best combined with: lemon, sweet orange, bergamot orange, chamomile, patchouli, vanilla, ylang-ylang.
This tree is the source of the eponymous oil praised for its wonderful qualities. The frankincense aroma helps to reduce anxiety, fear, and discomfort, and it promotes serenity and piece of mind.
Best combined with: Roman chamomile, cedar wood, jasmine, neroli oil, lavender, patchouli, rose, sandalwood.
Bergamot is a peculiar plant. Its fruits are pear-shaped, but the tree belongs to the citrus family. Its fragrance is harsh and mysterious with a light spicy shade. It creates a party mood and helps to cope with melancholy.
Best combined with: lavender, Roman chamomile, sage, frankincense, grapefruit, lemon, jasmine, sandalwood.
The best way to deal with fatigue is to rest, but sometimes it is not an option. Rosemary can help you restore yourself. Its fresh and spicy flavor activates the nervous system and improves working efficiency.
Best combined with: basil, bergamot orange, ginger, lemon, jasmine, grapefruit, patchouli.
Its aroma can be described as warm and sweet with some apple notes. It helps to cope with discomposure and frustration and significantly improves sleep quality.
Best combined with: lavender, mandarin, sandalwood.
The grapefruit aroma activates brain activity, encourages optimism, and gives self-confidence. It also facilitates successful business relations.
Best combined with: bergamot orange, cypress, jasmine, sweet orange, rosemary.
The rose scent helps people to reveal themselves and become more easy-going.It promotes inner harmony and positive apprehension of the world. This flavor also enriches emotions and sensations.
Best combined with: Roman chamomile, bergamot orange, sage, frankinsence.
If your work is related to remembering a large amount of information, then you can use basil. Its essential oil is a wonderful gift of nature used to improve memory.
Best combined with: cypress, lemon, mint, rosemary.
Ylang-ylang essential oil is also called love oil due to its ability to enhance sex appeal. This aroma is a strong aphrodisiac that embodies tenderness, warmth, attraction and sensuality.
Best combined with: sage, jasmine, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, vanilla.
We hope you will find a fragrance that suits you and elicits positive emotions. The main rule when dealing with flavors is moderation. Avoid making strong solutions or inhaling aromas too often. Also, remember that aromatherapy serves only as an auxiliary aid for emotion management.
Adapted from: Aromaterapy
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