Did you know that essential oils are extracted from plants (herbs, flowers, trees) and its therapeutic properties are used to improve mental, physical and spiritual well being?
Researchers believe essential oils stimulate smell receptors in the nose, which send messages through the nervous system to the limbic system, the part of the brain that controls emotions.
Aromatherapy can have serval benefits, such as:
Relief from anxiety and depression
Improved quality of life
Here are 5 of our favorite essential oils for the Spring season:
PEPPERMINT:Which is energizing with a fresh minty vibe.
CHAMOMILE: Which is a calming essential oil that has a fresh and sweet scent.
EUCALYPTUS: Which is relaxing with a fresh and woody aroma.
BERGAMOT: Which is a mood enhancing essential oil that is citrusy and uplifting.
LEMONGRASS: Which is rejuvenating and invigorating. It has an earthy, lemony and fresh vibe.
When you can, be sure to incorporate essential oils either at work, at home or on the go. For busy Brooklynites, this is a holistic way to feel uplifted, energize and ready to put your best foot forward this Spring.