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Aroma Therapy to Spice up Your Winter

Monday, December 19, 2016

One of our favorite ways to get into the holiday spirit is through the diffusing and blending of essential oils.

To spice up those cold winter nights, try mixing a few different blends. Whether you prefer warming or spicy aromas, or you veer towards resinous or woody smells, some of these choice oils will brighten your winter and spread holiday cheer. To add some winter variety, we’ve picked one from each aroma type and listed some of their health benefits!

Cinnamon
Aroma Type: Spicy
Botanical Name: Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
Consistency: Slightly Oily
Strength: Strong
Used to treat: Flatulence, Constipation, Low Blood Pressure, Stress, Exhaustion

Fir Needle
Aroma Type: Coniferous
Botanical Name: Abies Alba
Consistency: Thin and Slightly Oily
Strength: Medium
Used to treat: Flu, Colds, Bronchitis, Arthritis, Muscle Aches

Peppermint
Aroma Type: Minty
Botanical Name: Mentha Piperita
Consistency: Thin
Strength: Strong
Used to treat: Flu, Nausea, Asthma, Exhaustion, Headache, Vertigo

Myrrh
Aroma Type: Resinous
Botanical Name: Commiphora Myrrha
Consistency: Medium
Strength: Medium to Strong
Used to treat: Bronchitis, Hemorrhoids, Ringworm, Toothache, Athlete’s Foot, Chapped Skin

Cedarwood

Aroma Type: Woody
Botanical Name: Cedrus Atlantica
Consistency: Medium and Oily
Strength: Medium to Strong
Used to treat: Bronchitis, Coughing, Acne, Arthritis, Dandruff, Stress

Source:
http://www.aromaweb.com/essentialoils/essentialoilsforchristmas.asp