TOP 5 Essential oils that you can use as natural perfumes
Dr Blossom Kochhar
The power of smell and fragrance works in myriad ways on a person’s mind and body. Our nature can truly aid us to maintain our mental as well as physical well-being. The soothing and relaxing aroma of essential oils makes them suitable to use as natural perfumes. These aromatherapy-based oils are natural and pure. These oils help to keep you refreshed & relaxed thereby promoting healing.
Following are five essential oils that you can use as a perfume in your day-to-day life. These oils will keep you smelling fresh and aromatic all day long. You can apply these essential oils as a perfume to the inner wrists, the base of the throat, behind ear lobes, in the cleavage, behind the knees, and the inner elbows. Wearing these oils will react with your body heat and continue to emit scent.
Rose Essential Oil – An essential oil extracted from “Rosa Damascena”. It is known to be the queen of flowers. Its rosy fragrance will keep you smelling like a bouquet of roses all day long. Rose essential oil aroma also soothes and harmonizes the mind and helps with depression, anger, fatigue, grief, and nervous tension. It also helps to rejuvenate tired muscles. When applied to the skin it acts as a good skin astringent.
Neroli Essential Oil – It is extracted from orange blossom petals and has a very sweet & flowery fragrance. It will keep you scenting fresh throughout the day. It calms palpitation, uplifts the mood and also helps to relieve anxiety. Its gentle and subtle aroma can also work as a mild aphrodisiac. When used for the application, it is a good skin rejuvenator.
Jasmine Essential Oil – Jasmine essential oil popular floral aromatic oil that provides a sudden whiff of freshness and peaceful thoughts. Its rich and sweet floral scent has a calming aroma that eases anxiety, depression and nervous chills. It also helps to build confidence and when used for skin it aids in enhancing skin elasticity.
Geranium Essential Oil – Geranium essential oil holds a floral and refreshing aroma making it suitable to be used as perfumes. It increases blood circulation, reduces feelings of stress, anxiety and enhances concentration. It balances emotions as well as hormones. When used for an application it helps in achieving glowing skin.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil – Ylang Ylang Essential Oil is extracted from a yellow, star-shaped flower that springs up on the Cananga tree (Cananga odorata). Its calming aroma is rich with slightly sweet floral including being a potent aphrodisiac It also eases high BP, nervous tensions and palpitation.
Dr Blossom Kochhar is Founder and Chairperson of Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies