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Essential Oils

The new year is here and along with all good new year resolutions, it’s the perfect time to make those home improvements that you have been planning forever. Aromatherapy is a good place to start. Scent is a powerful thing that can stir memories and evoke strong emotions. It has a lot of power over our senses. Using essential oils in the home is more than just stimulating the sense of smell. Here are five essential oils to diffuse in your home.

#1 Lavender Essential Oil

Essential Oils - Lavender

Known as the most popular and versatile of essential oils, Lavender is distilled from the plant Lavandula Angustifolia. Lavender oil promotes relaxation and is used to treat stress, anxiety, depression, insomnia, allergies and nausea among a host of other disorders. A few drops in a dispenser can create a calming and emotionally soothing environment. Diffuse this essential oil in your bedroom for a good night’s sleep or through the house if it takes your mood. 

#2 Jasmine Essential Oil

Essential Oils - Jasmine

The sweet and sensual jasmine oil is made from the flowers of the plant Jasminium Officinale. Widely used in aromatherapy,  this essential oil will diffuse your home with an exotic and sweet smell. The aromatic compounds of this essential oil are believed to have various health benefits which include lowering of stress, anxiety and depression. It is also known for its calming and aphrodisiac properties so bring it out when you’re in a romantic mood.

#3 Tea Tree Essential Oil

Essential Oils - Tea Tree

This is one essential oil that you must have in your collection. It has many health benefits and is an ideal oil to diffuse on a regular basis. Tea Tree essential oil boosts immunity, relieves congestion, combats infections, reduces anxiety and relieves insomnia. The best part is that it helps to eliminate airborne bacteria. Using it in the diffuser a couple of times a day will leave you calm, stress-free with improved mental clarity. Use it as an air freshener and also in any area of your home that has mold in it. 

#4 Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang Ylang

The delicate and flowery scent of Ylang Ylang oil is extracted from the Cananga Odorata Genuina plant. This essential oil also has many health benefits and is used to boost mood, reduce depression, alleviate anxiety, lower blood pressure and decrease heart rate. Besides being a calming fragrance in your home it will also repel flying insects. Choose this fragrance to fill the home with a happy positive vibe. 

#5 Peppermint Essential Oil


Peppermint essential oil provides a familiar recognizable fresh scent. This is the best oil to infuse your space with a stimulating atmosphere. It helps to boost energy, stimulate circulation, clear the respiratory tract, alleviate stress and tension and soothe feelings of irritability besides providing a burst of freshness. The strong minty scent of peppermint can help with headaches and nasal congestion. Start your day with diffusing peppermint oil to awaken your senses and feel refreshed.

Essential oils enhance the atmosphere of your home and improve your feeling of wellbeing. They help you feel calm or alert and can positively affect your mood. Have you been checking out villas for sale in Goa and have finally found your dream villa? Do include aromatherapy features in your new home and reap the benefits of great health and happiness.

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