5 REASONS TO INCLUDE HOME SCENTS IN YOUR DAILY LIFE

WHY SCENTS?

You likely know from experience that the way a space smells can affect your mood. Obviously, if you’re in a place that has a disagreeable smell it, you are more likely to be in a bad mood.

Conversely, if you walk into a room that features a pleasant smell, you are more likely to be a good mood. However, your sense of smell may affect your moods much more than you may know. Smell is the most sensitive of the senses. As infants, smell is the first sense to develop. Our noses have as many as six million odor detecting cells.

#1 SLEEP BETTER

Diffused essential oil has relaxing properties that create a restful and uninterrupted sleep. Essential oils like lavender and bergamot are abundant in linalool and linalyl acetate, these compounds are proven to have relaxing properties.

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RECOMMENDED OILS:

  • Bergamot
  • Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Mandarin
  • Sandalwood
  • Spikenard
  • Sweet marjoram

#2 STRESS RELIEF

Just as a diffuser elevates mood, many use it to reduce anxiety and promote peace of the body and mind. It creates a calming effect in your home that is great for when you’re feeling burned out or depressed.  It also sets a positive atmosphere and inspires high spirits whenever you need them most.

RECOMMENDED OILS:

  • Bergamot
  • Chamomile
  • Lavender
  • Rose

#3 BOOSTS IMMUNE SYSTEM

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A lot of essential oils have antibacterial and antiviral effects all which protect your immune system once inhaled. By diffusing the oils into the air, airborne germs are warded off before you become ill. It is a great way to keep cold, flu and other illnesses at bay.

RECOMMENDED OILS:

  • Oregano
  • Lemon
  • Tea tree
  • Peppermint

#4 IMPROVES RESPIRATORY HEALTH

Inhaling essential oils are proven to be beneficial for your respiratory health. It opens up your bronchial passages and eliminates the presence of bacteria in your lungs. It helps combat breathing difficulties by reducing inflammation and congestion in clogged airways.

RECOMMENDED OILS:

  • Eucalyptus
  • Lavender
  • Lemon
  • Palo Santo
  • Tea tree

#5 RELIEVES PAIN

Applying oils directly to the body may be the most effective way to relieve pain. But, using a diffuser can also extend their effects. When essential oils are inhaled, they enter our bloodstream thus, internally relieve persistent pain in the head, muscle or joints.

RECOMMENDED OILS:

  • Bergamot
  • Clary sage
  • Chamomile
  • Eucalyptus
  • Ginger
  • Lavender

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