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Change Mood with Aromatherapy

Updated on March 6, 2010

Mood Changing Aromatherapy

Aromatherapicy has long been known to have mood changing properties.
Aromatherapicy has long been known to have mood changing properties.

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It's a well known fact that Aromatherapy is of great benefitto the human body. Whether it is using an aromatherapy cold remedy, or simply using lavendar to relax, aromatherapy can help in day to day life.

The nose is one of the most powerful sensory tools in the body, unlike many other senses, smell is wired directly to your body. A pleasent smell can make the world seem a brighter place, food can make us salivate, and a disguisting smell can make our face wrinkle.

By using some simple techinques you can change mood with aromatherapy, as well as help cure a cold!

The best part is that aromatherapy oils are easy to use. a few drops in an aromatherapy oil burner or aromatherapy diffuser could make your day to day life much happier, and stress free! As well asdeciding to buy aromatherapy oil burners, you can put a few drops of your favorite oil in a bath to relax in your favorite aromas.

Energizing Aromatherapy Oils

When you want to change your mood with aromatherapy one of the most common requests is for energizing aromatherapy oils. Fortunately there a several fantastic energizing aromatherapy oils which can liven up your day, no matter how dulled down you feel!

Some of the best energizing aromatherapy oils you can use in oil burners are;

  • Basil
  • Bergamot
  • Eucalyptus
  • Lemon
  • Peppermint
  • Sweet Orange
  • Tangerine

Personally I have to admit that Sweet orange is my favorite energizing aromatherapy oil, you may also find Eucalyptus to be impressively effective though!

Relaxing Aromatherapy Oils

At the other end of the scale we have relaxing aromatherapy oils which can help those who are having trouble sleeping, or suffering from stress. These relaxing aromatherapy oils are particularly useful for insomnia, especialy when used with insomnia treatment.

Relaxing aromatherapy oils can also help you slwwp when you are feeling ill or have suffered from an injury. The relaxing oils can help sooth your mind, which is often focused when in pain.

  • Cardamon
  • Cedarwood
  • Chamomile
  • Clary Sage
  • Frankincense
  • Lavender
  • Myrhh

i particularly like Frankincense oils and lavender aromatherapy oils,which are relaxing and give you a great sense of well being.  You can also use a lavender bag to help keep you sleeping all through the night

Aphrodisiac Aromatherapy Oils

Sometimes the mood just needs to be set, a romantic holiday, some smooth music, or a nice meal can all help. But as I said, the only receptor linked right to your body is the nose, and some aphrodisiac aromatherapy oils can spice up a romantic evening in no time!

Using aphrodisiac aromatherapy oils can defiantely spice up life in teh bedroom, just pop them in an aromatherapy oil burner, dim the lights and you are ready to go!

Some ot the top aphrodisiac aromatherapy oils are;

  • Jasmine
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Patchouli

You can also use these in conjunction with each other to create some fantastic Aphrodisiac Aromatherapy oils!


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      TyUlmer 7 years ago from Savannah, GA

      I agree! Frankincense is a great relaxing aromatherapy.

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      Renee S 7 years ago from Virginia

      Great hub. I believe that aroma affects moods. I love Lavender.