Wedding planning can be chaotic, frantic and overwhelming to most people but most of all it’s the bride that takes the hit. While the preparations are extremely important, it is always equally essential to take out some time for yourself to try and relax, breathe a little bit, detox your hair, skin, body and most importantly your mind meditation can be one such saviour but relaxation can also come in different forms.
Essential oils have a similar impact, except they help bid adieu to your stress levels. So, if you’re stressed-out due to wedding planning, essential oils must be added to your relaxation routine. Here are 3 most calming scents you can calm your nerves over.
Jasmine essential oil is a popular floral aromatic oil, which provides a sudden whiff of freshness and peaceful thoughts. It helps in easing anxiety, depression and nervous chills. Jasmine is a strong aphrodisiac and is extremely helpful in building confidence and enhancing skin elasticity.
How to use : Use 4-5 drops of Jasmine essential oil in a diffuser bowl filled with three-quarters of water or Add 4-5 drops of Jasmine essential oil to your bathtub or 3-4 drops to your bucket and swish the water gently to mix the oil before use
Also known as “Universal Oil”, the Lavender essential oil has multiple qualities, which soothes nerves, eases pains and fights palpitation. It regulates high blood pressure and counteracts stress and relieves fatigue and depression which the new age brides tend to get easily. It helps heal burns, insect bites, helps falling hair, eczema and acne.
How to use: Lavender essential oil can be used for massages.on your pillow cover at night add a few drops or can be added to your bath water for relaxation.
One of the most expensive essential oils, Rose is considered to be the ‘Queen of Flowers’. It is also known as a traditional symbol of Love. It is considered to be a very good astringent. It also helps in treating anxiety, mental fatigue and premenstrual tension. Rose essential oil helps in rejuvenating tired muscles. With its beautiful fragrance, one can use Rose essential oil as a perfume. It also tones up the entire system, has aphrodisiac properties and cures eczema, thread veins and acne.
How to use: if you have dry skin, add a tablespoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil. And apply behind your ears or in vital points. Can also be added to baths and cosmetic creams to be used on the body.