Have you thought about preparing your work space for productivity by utilizing essential oils? By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the essential oil craze everyone is talking about! Essential oils are beneficial to our health and even our productivity. If you have a problem, chances are there’s an essential oil to fix it. Essential oils can be used in so many ways, such as aromatherapy, topically, and even for cleaning purposes. This natural approach to wellness can help calm and soothe, encourage positivity, and also help to rid your space of unwanted smells.
Before you go crazy and buy a bunch of essential oils, check with any office mates you might have to make sure there are no particular scents that trigger allergies, etc. When choosing your essential oils, it is important to make sure you are buying good quality oils so you truly reap the many benefits they provide. The next step is deciding how you want to diffuse your essential oils, and there is no shortage of ways to diffuse your oils. Ultrasonic diffusers require a small amount of water and emit a fine mist that disperses the scent throughout the air. Nebulizing diffusers use an air pump that atomizes the essential oil into a fine mist, they do not use heat or water so the oil stays as pure as possible. Aromatherapy jewelry is a big hit for people who can't diffuse in their workplace. This gives you the ability to still enjoy and benefit from your essential oils without disturbing co-workers.
Essential oils can help you ditch all the harmful chemicals and cleaners used both in the office and at home. Most brands of essential oils sell blends that are great for fighting germs and help you sanitize correctly. Topical uses for essential oils include soaps, lotions, and scrubs. There are many DIY recipes for making your own, but always remember to follow the dilution instructions on the bottle. Different oils work in different ways for everyone, so start with scents you know you like. You can create a positive attitude, calm anxiousness, reduce headaches and nausea, or even just to deodorize your space!
The amount of essential oils on the market is endless! It can be overwhelming in the beginning, but here is a short list based on types of scents to help get you started: