Aromatherapy Scents, Benefits and Types

Ever tried aromatherapy?

How about aromatherapy with the use of massage creams and oils?

Aromatherapy is an luxurious way to unwind and relax without the hefty price tag that comes with everything of ‘luxury’. And, when you include the use of massage creams and oil – boy have you found your heaven!

Aromatherapy Scents, Benefits and Types

Different Scents

Aromatherapy is all about scents. This is because they can have a positive effect on your mind and body. They can either stimulate you, or take away your stress. Massage creams used for aromatherapy are usually mixed with botanical thickeners which help rejuvenate the skin. Examples would include coconut oil and jojoba oil which will also moisturise your skin in the process.

Here are some amazing aromas to try out for yourself:

  1. Peppermint – Helps reduce digestive problems, headaches, migraines, muscle pains and generally uplifts the mind and body.
  2. Oregano – Helps you think better, reduces risk of succumbing to depression and relieves muscle pains.
  3. Pine – Has a fresh aroma that also has a deodorant effect and can often serve as an antiseptic.

Benefits of using Aromatherapy Creams

Aromatherapy creams are warm and sensual. They can evoke feelings of healing and relaxation. To add, they also offer a variety of benefits.


Here are a few:

  • Reduce stress
  • Reduce hypertension, depression
  • Ease muscle pains
  • Ease headaches and migraines
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Reduces fatigue
  • Cures sore backs
  • Cause smooth, supple and glowing skin
  • Improve nervous system
  • Improve posture and growth

Types of Aromatherapy

Chamomile – Reduces swelling, relieves stress, insomnia and even depression.

Eucalyptus – Reduces fever, relieves sinusitis and coughs and also helps reduce boils and pimples.

Lavender – Relieves depression, spasms, and menstrual cramps and controls the blood pressure.

Rosemary – Reduces indigestion, fights infection and increases concentration.

Nutmeg – Relieves digestion problems and promotes peaceful sleep.

Peppermint – Stimulates the mind and body, reducing motion sickness and muscle pains.