Be Brilliantly You with Essential Oils

By Kelsey Campolo

We are naturally enchanted by scents. They move us emotionally and induce deep feelings.

Aromas have the power to awaken intuition, bring back memories, and inspire the creative mind run wild.

Essential oils have always released a remarkable power over the senses & emotions.

This is because they hold the energetic life force of the plant they originate from.

Likewise, just as plants and humans are both children of nature, they are supported by the same life force.

In other words, we are divinely connected to these aromatic plants that produce essential oils. The delicate properties of their oils cannot be artificially copied with inorganic chemicals, which is why essential oils influence our frame of mind while synthetic perfumes do not.    

There is a reason for this.

The spirit (or essence) of essential oils influences the mind & emotions because it possesses a dual activity: 1) When an aroma of an essential oil is found to be enjoyable, it naturally soothes the mind; 2) When the fragrance of the oil is inhaled, there’s a physiological action on the body, separate from the sense of smell.

This action on the intelligent body, as well as the emotional body, is subtle yet complex. The scent molecules travel from the olfactory nerves directly to the brain and greatly impact the amygdala, the emotional center of the brain. The oils stabilize the body, rather than just energize or calm it, & there’s a similar response on the emotions.

Creating a special blend of oils can stimulate a particular emotional state or mood.

Each essential oil has a unique character that plays a role to the overall essence of an aromatic blend. When essential oils are used specifically to sway one’s feelings, their transformative ability is most evident. Blending essential oils is an artistic way to unleash their magic. You can soak up the magic of essential oil blends in several ways. Invest in an oil diffuser to spread your blend’s aroma throughout your home, use a roll on bottle to apply it to your skin, sprinkle a couple of drops in a relaxing bath, or simply inhale the scent. Essential oils are highly concentrated and potent, so always use precaution when blending essential oils with the intention of skin application. Add a gentle carrier oil like Jojoba or Sweet Almond oil to avoid a possible skin reaction. For the most efficient absorption, apply to the inside of your wrists or palms. Here are some essential oil recipes to generate positive and healthy emotions. If you choose to blend them in a roll on bottle to absorb their power through the skin, don’t forget to add your favorite carrier oil.

Let the enchantment begin!