Spring is in air and with it comes the sweet scent of fresh buds, blooming flowers and sun-drenched earth. It’s a time of renewal and rebirth that brings about feelings of serenity, positivity and excitement for warmer days to come. Essential oils capture these naturally occurring scent compounds, allowing your aroma of choice to tag along anywhere you go — even indoors. Just apply a dab directly onto the skin or add a few drops into a diffuser for a soothing olfactory experience. Here are a few of our favorite floral essential oils that truly emanate the spirit of the season!
Ever had a cup of Chamomile tea? Then you may already be familiar with the fresh, herbal sensory notes of this calming essential oil. Traditionally used for its sedative effects, Chamomile is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties which can help ease headaches and soothe aching muscles.
Want radiant skin and a better mood? Try the aromatic oil of this pretty flower! Not only is geranium essential oil used as an acne-fighting antiseptic, it’s sweet scent has been said to fight fatigue, promote hormonal balance, and quell feelings of sadness or anxiety.
One of the most pleasant and popular scents in the essential oil world, lavender oil is known for its calming, anti-anxiety properties. It’s scent is floral, but possess lovely undertones of fresh herbs perfect for easing tension and stress and is universally enjoyed by both men and women.
Known for its romantic scent and curious night-blooming abilities, the jasmine flower emits an aura of allure and possibility. Celebrated for its uplifting qualities, jasmine oil has also been said to possess health benefits including combatting insomnia, respiratory congestion and some common skin issues.
With classic beauty and an undeniably sweet, pleasant aroma, roses have been beloved for centuries. Good looks aside, the essential oil of the rose possesses an incredible amount of emotional and health benefits. Its fragrance has been recognized as a mood booster, antidepressant and calming agent. The oil itself can be used as a topical antiseptic, antibacterial and antioxidant.