Essential oils are an excellent way to make everything in your life smell better. You can pop a drop or two in your laundry, a couple of drops in your lotion, rub some on your arms or temples, or just put some in an essential oil diffuser to get that scent all day long. But while there are plenty of great options out there to mix and match and create your own, picking out a few to start out with can be tricky. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite essential oils to make everything around you smell amazing and fresh.
Vitruvi Peppermint Essential Oil
Distilled from whole, bright peppermint plants, this bright scent can make any space sweet and refreshing. It is a fresh and cooling scent housed in a sleek, UV protected dropper bottle that supposedly reduces headaches and improves blood circulation.
FOR JUNIPER BERRY
Juniper Berry Essential Oil
This oil is great if you’re trying to bring a sense of calm to your life. Juniper berry is said to help with skin complexion. One Amazon reviewer swears by it, writing “I’ll never buy another scent again!”
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is one of my favorite scents. It’s extremely relaxing and I personally use it to unwind before bed, or if I’m particularly stressed out for some reason.
Eucalyptus Essential Oil
An Amazon reviewer swears by this oil, saying “I drop it in my diffuser with a drop of vitamin E oil on my skin, and it’s absolutely the best. And the dark bottle ensures light won’t deplete the essential oils’ fragrance or potency.”
Citrus & Basil Essential Oil
People swear by basil essential oil, claiming it improves mood, digestion, and alertness. I have friends who say they rub a couple of drops on their arms and feel more productive than ever during the workday.
FOR PALO SANTO
Palo Santo Essential Oil
As some of you may know, I’m a huge proponent of palo santo. This oil allows you to mix and match palo santo with other scents, frankincense is a great option, for a calming, soothing aromatic.
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