Did you know the right fragrance may improve your workouts, transform your stressful day into a productive one, help you unwind after work, and even make you feel happy? Here are five aromatherapy blends that’ll do all of the above.
5 must-have aromatherapy blends
For working out
According to a study from Wheeling Jesuit University, peppermint vapors gave college basketball players more motivation, energy, speed, and confidence. It has even been reported that some pro athletes use peppermint inhalers to increase their performance. Myth or truth? We’ll leave it up to you to decide.
Shop → Jurlique Peppermint Pure Essential Oil $35.00
Having trouble falling asleep? Try Bodha’s Calm Ritual Oil, which is designed to calm the nervous system and promote inner peace. Expertly blended in Los Angeles from pure essential oils of wild Geranium, lavender flowers & Californian sage, this aromatherapy oil will have you drifting off in an instant. And our very own Bianca Cheah swears by it for a good nights rest.
Shop → Bodha Calm Ritual Oil $34.00
Aveda’s authentic fusion of pure essential oils are blended to balance the heart chakra according to Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India. When the heart chakra is balanced, one feels love and connection to self and others. Infused with essences of sandalwood, organic mandarin and palmaros, simply spritz this mist onto your body or pillow.
Shop → Aveda Chakra 4 Balancing Body Mist $49.95
Trying to negotiate a pay raise or close a big deal at work? Recent studies suggest that lavender may improve your performance in business meetings. How so, you wonder? Research shows that lavender aroma promotes interpersonal trust, which certainly comes in handy in workplace situations. Although we can’t guarantee immediate success, it’s worth a try, right?
Shop → In Essence Pure Lavender Essential Oil $19.95
If you’ve had a stressful day at work (and let’s be honest, we’ve all been there more often than we’d like to admit), why not give this uplifting treatment oil a go. Featuring a soothing blend of florals and essential oils is famed for it’s calming qualities and deliciously tantalising scent. Keep it in your desk draw and apply to pulse points when you want to dispel excess anxiety and stress.
Shop → Tata Harper Aromatic Stress Treatment $113.60
No aromatherapy collection is complete without this Aroma Move diffuser, which is designed to travel in most car cup holders so you can remain calm and stress-free when you’re stuck in traffic or on a weekend road trip. Clever and cool – we love!