Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a Fragrant, Therapeutic Bath – Rotator Rod

Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a Fragrant, Therapeutic Bath


Want to take your bubble bath to the next level? Aromatherapy is a natural, therapeutic practice that can enhance your mood and promote physical well being. Aromatic candles, essential oils, and the leaves, fruit, and blossoms of specific plants can elevate your next bubble bath into the epitome of relaxation! Here are the most popular aromatherapy scents and their benefits to help you get the most out of your bubble bath! 
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod
Lavender is known for its soothing effects, both mentally and physically. Add a few drops of lavender essential oil to your bubble bath to relieve irritated skin or light lavender scented candles to calm your mind and reduce your anxiety before bedtime.
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod
Sandalwood is another great aroma for promoting relaxation and reducing stress and tension, which makes it a popular choice in yoga studios. It can also stimulate the libido! Added to bathwater, it can act as an anti-inflammatory and help hydrate your skin. 
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod
Eucalyptus is a common ingredient in holistic cold and congestion relief; add a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil to your bubble bath for instance congestion relief. Did you also know it can energize and clear your mind? Try lighting some eucalyptus-scented candles and see if this remedy works for you!
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod
Don't own any of these amazing scents? Just take a peek into your kitchen or garden! Lemon can alleviate headaches and fever and improve concentration. Marjoram can calm hyperactivity and nerves. Rosemary is an antidepressant, focuses mental energy, and soothes aching muscles and headaches. Peppermint sharpens focus and fights fatigue, while chamomile is known to calm and uplift your spirits. Blend two or three of your favorite scents to maximize these therapeutic benefits!
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod 
Aromatherapy: A Beginner's Guide to a More Therapeutic Bath from Bathroom Bliss by rotator Rod 
Have you ever added aromatherapies to your relaxing bath routine? Which scents were your favorite? Did they help put you in a better frame of mind? Let us know in the comments below!

Thanks to Aromatherapy.com and the National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy for additional technical information!

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