From the time when it was used exclusively for personal care to the modern day, when it is being incorporated in almost every sphere of life, aromatherapy has indeed come a long way!

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Therefore, it hardly comes as a surprise when we find its uses being extended to office care too. In fact, with each passing day, more and more people are ‘soaking in’ the benefits of essential oils to prevent the soaring stress levels at their workplace from getting to them.

How to use aromatherapy to address your everyday office issues?

If you too want to join the club, here are a few tips on how you can use essential oils to work your way round some everyday office issues.

Problem#1: Your hectic schedule has left you so drained that you are no longer able to think on your feet.

Solution: If mental clarity and mental stimulation is the need of the hour, then it is advised that you burn the following essential oils in an aroma lamp individually or in combination:

  • Rosemary
  • Tea tree
  • Peppermint
  • Lemon
  • Basil

These oils can help you do away with fatigue and forgetfulness.

Problem #2: There are times when you feel that you cannot take the stress anymore.

Solution: The best essential oils to combat office stress are:

  • Geranium
  • Pine
  • Rose
  • Rosewood
  • Sandalwood

These oils counter your stress levels effectively and restore balance to your life.

Problem #3: No amount of brainstorming is getting your creative juices flowing!

Solution: If bright ideas are what you need, try inhaling any of the following:

  • Frankincense
  • Neroli
  • Rosemary
  • Sandalwood

Problem#4: You are lacking in confidence and having self-esteem issues.

Solution: Try burning the following ‘feel-good’ oils that lift up your mood and boost your confidence.

  • Ylang ylang
  • Jasmine
  • Cedarwood
  • Sandalwood
  • Jasmine
  • Neroli

Problem#5: Relation-building is a part of every job and you need to have your wits around you for that!

Solution: The following essential oils can help you go about it.

  • Bergamot
  • Rosewood
  • Geranium
  • Ylang ylang
  • Rose

Problem# 6: With your office being a perfect hub of intense activity, it has high chances of being germ-infested.

Solution: In order to have a germ free office, use the following essential oils known for their cleansing and detoxifying properties.

  • Lemon
  • Eucalyptus
  • Cedarwood

So, now that you know the various ways to use aromatherapy in your workplace, try them!

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