Aromatherapy essential oils can energize or calm the mind, and refresh the home environment. Place a few drops in a scent diffuser, in a pot of simmering water, or your shower to stimulate the senses. Revive dried flower arrangements, or apply to a cotton ball placed in a vacuum cleaner bag!
Cedar ~ Sweet and woody; antiseptic; harmonizing and calming
Chamomile ~ Calming/soothing; suitable for use on children
Citronella ~ Fresh citrus scent; natural insect repellent
Lavender ~ Regenerative mood tonic; antiseptic
Lemongrass ~ Uplifting, clean scent; natural pest repellent
Orange ~ Stimulating, energetic
Peppermint ~ Refreshing; good for headaches, travel sickness, nausea
Rose ~ Soothing; eases anxiety, insomnia, pms
Rosemary ~ Awakening, astringent; treats muscular pain, relieves fatigue
Tea Tree ~ Purifying; a powerful antiseptic, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, antiviral oil good for fighting respiratory and other infections.
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