If you haven’t started using a Diffuser in your home, now is the perfect time to start!
Essential oil diffusers are an enjoyable and effective way to experience aromatherapy on so many levels in your home.
Firstly, what is an Essential Oil?
An Essential Oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile chemical compounds from plants. Essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the “essence” of the plant’s fragrance (the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived).
Inside many plants—hidden in roots, seeds, flowers, bark—are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds. These natural compounds are essential oils.
With only a few drops of essential oils in your diffuser, they deliver therapeutic aromatherapy throughout the home while clearing and cleansing the air and also providing numerous other benefits.
At Nurcha we stock a range of diffusers from Earth and Soul. We absolutely love this brand as they are an Australian owned and operated family business, providing a range of carefully selected products with a Natural and Earthy theme.
What benefits can using a diffuser provide?
There’s a huge range of essential oils that are known to possibly aid and bring numerous benefits to both the body and mind. Depending on the benefit you would like to receive depends on the oil you will use!
Below is a list of 10 popular essential oils and their suggested general benefits:
Peppermint: Boost energy and aid digestion
Oregano: Immune Boosting, “Natures Anti-biotic”
Lavender: Relieve stress and anxiety
Sandalwood: Calm nerves and help with focus
Bergamot: Reduce stress and improve skin conditions like eczema
Rose: Improve mood, opening the heart and reduce anxiety
Chamomile: Calming, improve mood and relaxation
Ylang-Ylang: Treats headaches, nausea, and skin conditions
Tea Tree: Fight infections, cleaning and boost immunity
Jasmine: Helps with depression, childbirth, and libido
Lemon: Aids digestion, mood, headaches, and more
These are just 10 general essential oils that we love! We stock Luvin Life Essential Oils and Doterra Oils – they’re both incredible, reputable and well-known brands that we love. They also have beautiful blends for specific purposes like “Stress & Anxiety” and “Mental Clarity”.
How do diffusers work, you ask?
Diffusers disperse essential oils as a fine vapour through the air so they can be absorbed gently into the body through the respiratory system.
The aroma can prompt the nervous system to transmit signals to the limbic system in the brain – the same part of the brain that houses emotion and memory. The brain may respond by initiating various physiological functions, such as a release of hormones, relief from pain, or a positive boost in mood.
What’s your purpose?
The big reason we LOVE essential oils is for their multi-purpose usage!
With the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria has renewed interest in the search for other compounds that are said to fight bacterial infections.
Test-tube studies have investigated essential oils, such as Peppermint and Tea Tree oil, extensively for their antimicrobial effects, observing some positive results.
During times of colds and flu, diffusing Thyme, Eucalyptus, Rosemary or Manuka as well as Cinnamon and Clove are excellent for prevention (They smell lovely too).
Lemongrass, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus, Oregano and juniper are specific for air purification, and can also help to clear the air of the smell of mildew.
Mental clarity is supported by peppermint, basil, lemon or rosemary. Perfect when working from home, in the office, working on a project and getting the creative juices flowing!
For stress relief, add geranium and lavender. To promote some romance, try Jasmine, Ylang-Ylang, Rose, Sandalwood or Patchouli.
Essential oil diffusion has endless possibilities for supporting health and wellbeing. It is truly an investment into your life, once you start using them you will wonder why it took you so long to begin in the first place!
Get down to Nurcha to chat with our wonderful staff members further about Essential Oils and Diffusers and the potential benefits they have!
Disclaimer: All the above information is based on thorough research that we are simply passing on. Before using, or if you have any serious health concerns consult your doctor or GP.