Aromatherapy soap is one of the most effective uses of aromatherapy products for you personally and for your home. Hard soap impregnated with aromatherapy essential oils provides a therapy session in your bathroom. You can leave a grouping of small bars in a guest bathroom or powder room for the benefit of your guests. A bar of aromatherapy soap can easily be tucked into a linen closet or into your lingerie drawer for the effects to linger throughout the day.
Bed linens will reflect the calming and relaxing properties of aromatherapy soap throughout the night, leading to a better sleep pattern and reduced problems with insomnia.
Aromatherapy soap in liquid form is often used as a shower or bath gel, For the morning shower, an invigorating blend will be effective to get you going through your day. The lingering scent on your skin throughout the day will help you retain your concentration and sense of purpose. You will feel as if you have control over your environment.
In the evening, aromatherapy soap added to your bath soak will relax you, soothe tired muscles and provide a calming effect leading to a restful night’s sleep. Both men and women are finding that aromatherapy in the bath provides beneficial effects. Scents are available that will reflect manly scents as well as the more floral fragrances.
Aromatherapy soaps have essential oils that are proven to be beneficial for certain skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dandruff and dry scalp. Choose lavender, birch and cedarwood to relieve symptoms and provide healing for dandruff. The common carrier oils in aromatherapy treatments such as jojoba, almond oil, and grapeseed oil are all helpful in replenishing vitamin E on the skin and preventing excessive drying that can result from the use of commercial soap products.
Because your choice of aromatherapy soap can include those which have essential oils known for bactericidal qualities and for anti-viral qualities, you can be more relaxed knowing the choice of aromatherapy soap means you are not subjecting your skin to dangerous chemicals in many of the commercial soap products on the market today.
Aromatherapy soap used in household cleaning products reduces the amount of exposure to harsh chemicals which are a component of many commercial cleaning products.
Whether you choose commercially prepared aromatherapy soap or make your own for your use or to give as gifts, it’s important to choose only the highest grade essential oils.