How will you describe the way that you smell on a day-to-day basis? Does your perfume **have a floral, woodsy, musky, sweet, fruity or citrus-y smell to it? No matter which **fragrance **it is that you prefer, these scents come from the essential oils of fruits, flowers and herbs which actually have mood enhancing effects. Take a look at our list of essential oils which are mostly used in the perfume that you dab or spray on, and learn how the smells affect and enhance your **mood:
Armoise or Wormwood
Artemisia Absinthium and Artemisia Afra essential oils (previously known as wormwood) are very powerful energetic devices that can do a lot for you in aroma energy work.
Dr Silvia Hartmann
Aromatherapists write that basil is a warm essential oil that improves mood and revives the fatigued mind. Basil oil is diffused to ease depression, stimulate thinking and banish melancholy.
...these include bergamot, which has antiseptic properties, clary sage, which can help speed up labour, frankincense to calm nervous tension and jasmine to reduce pain and headaches.
Using essential oils such as cedarwood, melissa, sandalwood and frankincense which have high levels of sesquiterpenes, can have a huge impact on the emotions and attitudes, learning, energy levels as well as hormone balance and immune function.
Clove is a topical analgesic, especially useful in dentistry. It is also used as an antiseptic and antispasmodic.
Jasmine oil valuable for severe depression and soothes the nerves, producing a feeling of confidence, optimism and euphoria, while revitalizing and restoring energy.
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Renowned for its detoxifying and purifying ability, Juniper essential oil clears waste, promotes excretion of toxins and increases vascular circulation.
I've long been a fan of lavender. The fragrance is soothing and relaxing, and helps me bring my stress level down when I have a migraine or am simply wound up about something.
Rosemary oil, used lightly in baths, and oil burners can stimulate the senses, and relax the body. Dried Rosemary can be bundled up with twine, or ribbon, and kept with your indoor firewood, and hearth tool set, to be added with wood as a fire-starter, and as a romantic mood setter. GreenGardenista
Oil infused with Violets is used to treat tinnitus. Gargle for sore throat. At one time, wearing a garland of Violets around the head was used to prevent dizziness, hangovers and headaches.
Dr. Francisco Spagniara
The essential oil of Ylang Ylang was one of the first essential oils I buyed... It has volatile notes that easily can be detected in the top notes of a perfume but it also give powdery sweet, flowery notes in the base.
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