One of the best ways to show yourself some self-care this fall is to get creative and explore the versatility of pure essential oils. There are so many uplifting, calming and rejuvenating scents that instill some aromatic goodness into your autumn days. Try these outside-the-box places to easily explore the benefits of aromatherapy in your home and on-the-go!
Leaving the comfort of your abode? Whip up this Homemade Essential Oil Hand Refresher and keep it in your bag or in your car for when your hands need a little freshening. All you need is 99% isopropyl alcohol, aloe vera, and a few of your favorite essential oils. Add everything to a 2 oz. bottle, shake it up to combine.
Dot a few drops of a citrus-scented essential oil like Lemon, Orange or Tea Tree onto a cotton ball and toss it into the garbage. You’ll get a whiff of beautiful summery freshness every time you throw something out!
Add a few drops of a refreshing scent like Peppermint, Bergamot or Calming to the inner cardboard of your toilet paper roll and enjoy a sense of rejuvenation every time the roll spins.
Invigorate your senses by adding a few drops of Tea Tree or Eucalyptus to your air vents. Alternatingly, allow the air circulating throughout your home to bring you calm with scents like Patchouli and Lavender.
Get creative and experiment with different essential oils, based on the season and your mood. For autumn, scents like Cinnamon, Clove and Frankincense can impart calming warmth into your daily routine but remember – the beauty of aromatherapy is that you can mix and match any essential oil scents you like! Each of these ideas can (and should!) be customized to suit your personal preference, so you can enjoy your favorite aromas throughout your home and beyond.