Oil Diffusers And 7 Amazing Advantages For Your Well-being
Are you looking for a natural way to improve your health, that can fit into any part of your day?
Try adding an essential oil diffuser to your home, car or office. Essential oils have long been recognised for the benefits that they offer.
These can be anything from digestion to pain relief, which are problems that many Australian adults will suffer from at some point in their lives. According to the Gut Foundation, around 1 in 2 Australians will complain of digestive issues in any 12 month period.
And on top of these physical benefits, they smell amazing.
So, here are 7 benefits of essential oil diffusers and how you can incorporate them into your life today.
1. Sleep, Calming, Relaxation Properties
Considered to be one of the most popular reasons why people use essential oils, is their ability to calm the mind and body.
While there are a number of different ways to use essential oils to enjoy its calming abilities from the bottle to your bloodstream, one of the most common methods is through diffusion. By far, this is considered to be the easiest way, not to mention, one would be able to enjoy it for a longer period of time.
Keep a diffuser at home and with a push of a button, you can relax after a tiring day at work. Have one in your car to keep your zen on a morning commute.
You can even have one on your bedside table and let the diffuser and oils work their magic as you get ready for bed, and for that precious sleep.
2. Enhance Your Mood
An essential oil diffuser has lots of benefits, and aside from helping you de-stress, it can also help you to improve your mood. This works great if you’re feeling a bit blue or lonely, but it also works to inspire a festive mood and high spirits during holidays for instance.
Keep the diffuser running for that cheerful energy during social gatherings or business meetings. Why not diffuse something citrus to help you get moving if you’ve been feeling grumpy in the morning?
3. Maintain Wellness and Prevent Illness
Diffusing at home or in the office is a great way to keep your wellness on track. It prevents colds, flu and even keeps many of the other nasty causes of illnesses at bay.
After all, wellness is more than just your physical body. Massage therapist, Yasmin Lang from Innermost Harmony knows this well. Speaking about wellness she says, “In my job, there is a lot of focus on the physical body but something I always convey to my clients is the importance of holistic health. Adding something like an essential oil into your environment is a great way to complement your physical treatments and round out your overall wellness”.
There are numerous essential oils that have antimicrobial and antibacterial properties, that when diffused in the air could combat these airborne pathogens even before they reach the human body.
These are great for boosting one’s immune system.
4. Respiratory System Wellness
Essential oils and diffusing them makes them a great combo for reducing clogged, congested and inflamed airways – which means, you can breathe easily.
Respiratory problems can impact your ability to be active, and as a result, impact your overall quality of life. Experts in sports massage, Peak Performance Massage, often see clients activity levels being impacted by respiratory troubles. They had this to say, “Since many of our clients are engaged in physical activity, we often come across common barriers to exercise and respiratory problems are one of them. By adding other wellness treatments such as having essential oil diffusers running in your home, you will notice a positive difference in your capacity for physical activity”.
If you’re the type of person who’s suffering from breathing disorders or has sinusitis, make sure that you have a diffuser running in the room where you usually stay.
We have a diffuser in the office and everyone has instantly noticed that the quality of air is different than before we had one. You should try it!
5. Pain Relief
Many people would suggest that you apply essential oils directly where the pain is felt. While that is true, you may also want to diffuse them in the air to extend their therapeutic effects.
Chronic pain expert, Verona from Get A Healthy Life, is a strong advocate for using natural methods to manage chronic pain.
She had this to say, “Since around 1 in 5 Australian adults suffer from chronic pain, being able to treat it naturally is crucial. Setting up oil diffusers in your home is one way you can manage your pain without having to disrupt your regular routine”.
Diffusing essential oils is a perfect way to get rid of persistent pain manifested by sore joints, headaches and even overworked muscles.
6. Enhance Cognitive Abilities
Diffusing essential oils can help enhance and improve your cognitive function. It boosts your brain cells by levelling the mood, and in turn, you will be able to focus better.
In addition to this, there are also various essential oils that are well-known for in helping balance one’s hormones. By using essential oils regularly, you can actually target the reasons responsible for disrupting your cognitive function.
7. Child Friendly and Safer Than Candles
Did you know that essential oil diffusers can be used as a child friendly alternative to candles? If you have little children around, incense and candles can be a worry with the risk of them being knocked or bumped as a consequence of your little one’s playtime.
Shout out to all mums out there – you understand where I’m coming from, right?
By using an essential oil diffuser, you can harness the aromatherapy benefits – and at the same time, have a good smelling home!
Gone are the days where you have to worry about wax spills, burns or even other accidents where your kids may try to stick your furbaby’s paw in hot wax. Eek!
However, if you are a dedicated candle lover, try adding essential oils to your candles to create a beautiful, therapeutic scent that will have your home, car or office smelling like a dream.
With these things in mind, we hope that you have seen the benefits of essential oils and diffusers and why it is a must-have at work, in your car, and especially at home.
Tracey Hardacre is an experienced writer and content creator from Sydney, Australia. A creative at heart, she enjoys spending time at the nearest museum, art gallery or theatre. And if there isn’t one nearby, she’ll find one.