Celebrations are the perfect time to bring out your essential oils and use them on your aromatherapy diffuser. Most families spend a lot of time at home preparing dishes and eating holiday meals together. Friends and families gather at home making it a busy place during the holiday season. All the cooking and running around the house can make the air a bit unpleasant. Instead of using artificial if fresheners, it’s better to use essential oils. These are natural oils that don’t only freshen and clean the air but also have relaxing properties and other health benefits. Simply add a few drops in your diffuser to enhance the New Year spirit in your home. Here is a list of the best essential oils to use for the New Year.
Frankincense was one of the gifts of the three wise men to baby Jesus when He was born. This essential oil is burnt as incense in houses of worship and different religious ceremonies. Frankincense is also known to help balance the crown chakra. This oil also works wonders even on the New Year celebration. Since this oil is used in meditation, it is also perfect as a relaxing oil to keep everyone relaxed and calm despite all the hectic preparations and celebrations. Diffusing frankincense essential oil can promote a serene atmosphere that can soothe over-excited children and adults.
Peppermint is a very popular flavor not only on Christmas but the entire holiday season. It is usually added on candy canes, cookies, and other holiday treats. On the other hand, peppermint essential oil diffused in the air gives a cool boost of energy. The cool scent of peppermint essential oil can also give your home a cool, fresh scent.
Christmas and New Year actually fall on the citrus season. There was a time when people gave each other tropical fruits for the holidays. Orange essential oil has a refreshing and uplifting aroma in your home. This oil is known to promote joy and positivity when diffused. You can also blend this versatile oil with other essential oils if you want to add a hint of citrus freshness. Orange essential oil also has antibacterial properties that can clean and freshen the air in your home.
Lavender essential oil seems like an odd choice because of its floral scent. However, it this oil is popular for its relaxing and calming effects. Diffusing lavender essential oil after a long, busy day of preparations can help soothe frazzled nerves and can promote a goodnight’s sleep that is truly deserved.
What are you waiting for? Bring out your diffuser and your oils. Let the aroma of essential oils fill your home with the spirit of peace, hope, and joy during the new year celebration. Have a happy one!
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