International Essential Oils Day, 11 July
Rarely heard, International Essential Oils Day! 11 July 2022 marked a day to celebrate and spread awareness about the usage of various kinds of essential oils. The use of essential oils has been documented throughout history for its many health benefits. Some of the widely accepted benefits of the use of essential oils include mental and physical well-being. It’s a mood elevator, and an anxiety buster reduces inflammation, improves concentration and reduces fatigue.
How to use essential oils
How much smoothing the fragrance of the essential oil be, best is to do a skin before applying any essential oil to the skin. If pregnant or nursing, spritz some of the oil on your wrist and wait fifteen minutes before applying it to your skin. “Make essential oils a way of life. It is the best thing one could get from nature and is beneficial for the environment, wellness, and holistic beauty,“ says Dr Blossom Kochhar, Pioneer Aromatherapist, Chairperson Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies. Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic has recently launched a range of Signature Blends that heals holistically and promotes the well-being of your mind and body. The range comprises eight curative oils that address everyday concerns, namely headache, body ache, sleep disorder, cold, pimple, PMS, and foot ache and the one that boosts immunity.
Popular essential oil fragrances and uses
Sandalwood essential oil is produced in India, Indonesia, and China. The essential oil, extracted from sandalwood, has a bright, fresh smell with a wooden base note. Sandalwood oil is used on ceremonial occasions and is a natural moisturiser beneficial for dry skin and calms depression and nervous tension.
Lavender essential oil has numerous qualities that soothe nerves, ease pains, and fight palpitation. It is produced in France, Spain, Russia, and India. It soothes burns and sunburns, helps with scar tissue & controls hair fall.
Rose essential oil is a good skin astringent. It relieves anxiety, mental fatigue, and premenstrual tension. It also helps in rejuvenating tired muscles.
French Cypress oil helps in tightening the pores and controlling sebum levels. The primary function associated with cypress oil is contraction. So, cypress oil makes hair follicles, skin, and even muscles contract, tightening and strengthening loose or sagging skin.
Tea Tree Essential oil is highly recommended to treat acne-prone skin, and it can treat specific skin conditions and boost overall skin appearance. The antiseptic properties of tea tree oil might contribute to combating oily skin, and its anti-inflammatory properties reduce the discomfort due to itchy skin.
International Essential Oils Day is a day to celebrate the many benefits of essential oils. It is also a day to raise awareness about the importance of using essential oils safely.