It is wintertime in India. This season is just perfect to give your skin that extra nourishment with oil massage so that you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Importantly, there are many blends of essential oils that when used can not only give a smoothing suppleness to your skin but also will leave you smelling aromatic and relaxed.
Floral Essential Oils
Geranium, Lavender, and Ylang Ylang are the floral essential oils that are mostly used during aromatherapy. They make you feel de-stressed and eliminate anxiety and mental fogginess. Lavender possesses beautifying, healing as well as therapeutic qualities and its soft scent leave you calm and happy. Geranium has astringent and anti-inflammatory qualities which heal any bacterial or fungal skin infection effectively.
Minty Essential Oils
Oils that are extracted from plants belonging to the Mint family have antiseptic and astringent properties and are used to stimulate your senses. Seasonal allergies can be effectively treated with Peppermint Oil when it is blended with anti-inflammatory oils like Wintergreen or Spearmint.
Herbaceous Essential Oils
Essential oils derived from herbs have a fresh scent and are great for lifting your mood and cleansing the skin. They also eliminate unpleasant odours and promote a feeling of relaxation. Some of the most common herbaceous essential oils include Rosemary Oil, Chamomile Roman, Tea Tree, and Eucalyptus oil.
Citrus Essential Oils
These oils have a fruity scent that instantly makes you feel fresh. Oils such as Lime, Grapefruit, Wild Orange, Bergamot, and Lemon uplift mood, make you feel energetic, and also have cleansing and purifying properties. Citrus essential oils are also good for boosting immunity and controlling the symptoms of allergies and colds as they have antibacterial as well as antibacterial properties.
Woodsy Essential Oils
These oils are extracted from resin, leaves, or branches of tree species and have an earthy scent that makes you feel like walking inside a small jungle or forest. Some of the most popular Woodsy essential oils include Tea Tree, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, and Frankincense. These oils when blended with Eucalyptus and Lavender have calming and relaxing effects. Tea Tree and Cedarwood in particular are especially used to treat ailments with the respiratory system and also to treat and protect skin from allergies caused due to environmental stressors.