Aromatherapy is a real thing, and people use various scents from flowers and essential oils on a regular basis to help them fight sickness, boost their mood, and even calm them down in a stressful time. Truly, there are several scents that can turn your frown upside down by boosting your mood almost instantaneously. Acting like nature’s remedy, essential oils are perfect for relieving stress and boosting your mood. There are many different oils that work hard to boost your mood and relieve stress, but in this article, we are going to look at four different scents that boost your mood overall and help you feel uplifted and elated during the day. Just remember, these scents can be used in the office for a pick me up during the day.
Not only can the scent of lemon help you concentrate harder, but it can also help calm you’re down when you are feeling frustrated or angry. This essential oil is a fabulous addition to have at your desk, especially if you work a very stressful job. It can also boost your immune system while it works behind the scenes to boost your mood. Plus, it smells so fresh and clean that you will feel better just by giving it a whiff. If you want, you can even get a diffuser to spread the scent around the office, especially if things are tense. This is one reason why people love to use lemon scented cleaners as well.
The rosemary essential oil is useful for all sorts of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is the way that it helps improve your memory. However, it can also help fight exhaustion and headaches, which are all things we deal with on a weekly basis. Diffusing this essential oil in the office will help brighten the mood and get people going when they feel a little sluggish. If you feel like everyone is dragging on a Monday morning or feeling just a little tired after a long Thursday afternoon, a little rosemary will do the trick. Rosemary has also been known to help relieve muscle pains and tension, especially from stress.
We’re not talking about the Disney movie character here. We’re talking about the jasmine essential oil, which smells great. Not only does it have a great scent, but it is also used as an anti-depressant because of the natural capabilities to brighten and uplift anyone’s mood. It helps produce feelings of optimism and even confidence. Some people even report having more energy after breathing in this essential oil. If you feel tensions getting tight or you know someone in the office that might need a mood booster, this essential can help. You can either diffuse it or just give it a whiff from the bottle.
While we don’t recommend using lavender very often in the office, we do think it is great at home after a hard day at work. Lavender is a natural relaxing scent, which often helps people unwind for bed. This is why we don’t suggest using it at work. It can soothe every inch of your body, including your mind. Lavender has also been known to alleviate headaches and nervous tension, which can all be mood depressants. It helps better control stress, which we all know helps boost any mood. Lavender can be diffused on places on the body with a carrier oil.
Essential oils are useful in so many ways. People often use them as medicines, cleaners, and even scents for homemade candles and soaps. While they have many uses, one of the most exciting uses is for boosting of the mood. Many people love to diffuse the scents in their homes to produce an overall happy and elevated mood. Some people have even taken that idea and brought it into the office. Diffusing the essential oils mentioned above in the office is a great way to help your employees, and yourself, get through the day without sour attitudes or mid-day exhaustion preventing production. In fact, with that idea in mind, it might be a good idea to keep several essential oils handy in the office for just such a reason. Essential oils are truly natures medicine.