Fresh and fragrant, essential oils not only offer an array of health benefits, they also have specific seasonal uses. Here are our picks for the top summer scents:
Is the most versatile multi-tasker of essential oils and can be used as a sleep aid with just a drop or two on your pillow on restless hot summer nights. It also serves as an antibacterial for wounds, burns and insect bites; as a muscle relaxant and pain reliever; and can eliminate sweat odours in shoes, underarms and anywhere you need to refresh!
Not only smells delicious like a fragrant herb garden, but can improve focus and attention span, keeping you awake on sleepy summer days. Just a sniff restores and refreshes mental acuity!
Need a little help getting beach body ready?! A sniff of peppermint can cure hunger cravings and can be applied to your abdomen to assist digestion and alleviate bloating. It's heavenly for sleep and relaxation in a diffuser. Apply on the back of your neck to instantly cool off, repel bugs, and ease itching.
Reminiscent of summer and such a delightful scent all year long. Sandalwood can soothe the skin after sunburn and reduce puffiness. When inhaled, it relaxes your lungs and helps you breathe deep.
Grapefruit oil is a powerful antioxidant, helps relieve water retention and metabolize fats.
With its cooling and anti-inflammatory, antihistamine, and relaxing properties, chamomile oil is calming and also known to fight allergies.