One way you can incorporate scent into your day is through the use of aromatherapy mood sprays. These sprays, when made with non-toxic aromas like those from essential oils, can help to trigger joyful summer remembrances, improve your mood, and perhaps even improve your productivity during the not-so-laidback parts of an ordinary summer day.
Aromatherapy mood sprays are easy to make and use. When prepared in small batches, each batch can feature a scent that kindles a different memory or feeling. You can store various aromatherapy mood sprays throughout your home, car, office, or any other place where you want to trigger a specific frame of mind from time to time.
5 AROMATHERAPY MOOD SPRAYS FOR SUMMER
Summer is right around the corner here in the Northern Hemisphere, and if you can’t wait for it to get here, an aromatherapy mood spray may be just the thing you need to give you that summer feeling right now! Scent can help put you in a positive frame of mind and transport you back in time, helping to relieve some of your best summer memories.
Are you ready to dream of summer?
Small spray bottle – 1 ounce
Liquid base - pure water or some sort of hydrosol – 1 ounce
Essential oils – your choice
Solubilizer -also known as polysorbate 20, this will emulsify the oils (4 drops of Soluble for every 1 drop of essential oil)
Think of summer days gone by—days filled with sunshine, blooming flowers, and fresh breezes—with this mood-boosting reminder of summers past.
5 drops tangerine (Citrus reticulata) essential oil
3 drops lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil
2 drop lime (Citrus aurantifolia) essential oil
2 drop spearmint (Mentha spicata) essential oil
Warm, fresh, and calm are how one could describe this aromatic essential oil blend. It will make you want to settle in with a glass of tea and a good book while you wait out a passing summer rain.
6 drops lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil
4 drop bergamot (Citrus bergamia) essential oil
2 drop clary sage (Salvia sclarea) essential oil
Summer’s in the air, and the good vibes can be felt all around. This essential oil blend is perfect for those relaxing summer days, or when you wish you could get away from it all.
5 drops Virginian cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana essential oil
3 drops patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) essential oil
4 drop lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) essential oil
FRESH CUT GRASS
Nothing says summer like the scent of fresh-cut grass. This aromatic essential oil blend is sure to put you in a centered, yet energized state of mind.
6 drops lemon (Citrus limon) essential oil
3 drops basil (Ocimum basilicum) essential oil
3 drop douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) essential oil
Are you craving the beach? If so, the scent of this essential oil blend is sure to transport you to coastal waters, slow days, and cool summer breezes.
4 drops Virginian cedarwood (Juniperus virginiana) essential oil
4 drops douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) essential oil
3 drop sweet orange (Citrus sinensis) essential oil
1 drop rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) essential oil
Safety Note: Please research essential oils before using them on yourself or in your home. Some essential oils are contraindicated for those who are pregnant, have chronic health conditions or are taking certain medications, and for certain age groups. It is wise to make sure any oils you choose to use are a good and safe fit for you before using them.
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