Different kind of smells has different effects on us. Our emotions, our motivations, and our aspirations are related somehow to the sense of smell. In a study conducted in Los Angeles to find the result of aroma on the human body, it was found that the gambling increased almost 50% when aromas were sprayed near the slot machines.
This is not it, smells affect our dreams, relieves insomnia and stress, affects blood sugar levels, increase concentration, memory and also our love life.
A technique has been developed called aromatherapy through which numerous brain functions are stimulated by the use of essential oils and their aromas.
The essential oils are extracted from the flowers, leaves, roots, barks etc. of plants which are found to have good smells and better effects.
Let us see some of the essential oils that can be used in soothing your life.
Lemongrass is known for many benefits and the one that is prominent is the smell of it which reduces stress and even helps in insomnia.
When lemon grass oil is used in aroma diffusers, it gives out ambiance that is bound to calm you and the ones around you.
Lemon essential oil is the second in line when it comes to beneficial aromas to fight depression.
Depression is a state which can destroy your mood and surround you with negativity all around.
Thus, if you are on medication and are looking for an alternative which can lift up your mood and make you happy then lemon oil essential should be used in aroma diffusers.
The positive mind effects that lemon aroma renders also clears your mind and helps to relieve muscle tension as the brain functions are triggered.
If you have sleep disorders or there is something that is not letting you sleep, then citronella oil used in an aroma diffuser can help you relieve the stress that accumulates during the day.
It has been found that using this essential oil in the aromatherapy can bring a balance in your emotions.
Lavender oil has many magical properties when it comes to using it in aromatherapy. As it is a soothing agent, it can relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. Also, Lavender oil aroma is antispasmodic which relaxes tight muscles, tension headaches, and insomnia.
The essential oil of Eucalyptus reduces negative emotions and cleans thoughts when used in aromatherapy.
It has been found that the aroma of this plant can give emotions of support and care.
Cinnamon Bark aroma relaxes even the most agitated. When sprayed around the house, it can help in bringing smiles and positive mood. Also, it is known for increasing concentration.
The aroma of rosemary is woody or camphorous which can penetrate in your senses and can relieve every bad emotion. It can make you feel dopey, clear your head and also help your memory.