Top 10 Aromatherapy Essential Oils You Should Own - Part 1 September 23, 2015 11:16

If you are familiar with Ziesche Modern Apothecary, then you are probably familiar with aromatherapy. But just in case- aromatherapy is using scent to affect therapeutic change in the body, whether it be physiologically, psychologically or otherwise.
One of the most effective ways to experience aromatherapy is to use essential oils. These oils are made from the compounds of medicinal plants. They not only smell and taste like the plant they are formed from but they also have many medicinal uses. Below is a list of different essential oils and how they can affect you and your moods.
Basil
When life feels stagnant or you are beginning to see signs of depression in yourself, the scent of basil can help to lift your spirits.
Cedar
If you are facing a big decision, cedar essential oil can help sway you in one direction or the other as it is known to enhance clarity.
Chamomile
Have a long and tiring day at work? Instead of sitting in front of the television, light some candles and use chamomile essential oil to calm your mind.
Lavender
Lavender is the perfect addition to your late night soak as it is known to increase relaxation and overall elevate your mood.
Lemon Balm
Wake up in a bad mood? Use some lemon balm to calm your nerves and switch your mood from sour to sweet!