Using Essential Oils in the Bath


Are you feeling tired after coming from outside or do you feel exhausted after doing household chores the whole day? If you add some essential oils while taking a bath, it will work amazingly in your body and mind. It will help in good sleep and curing insomnia also. Using essential oils in the bath is beneficial for physical being and mental wellbeing.

How to use this essential oil:

The simplest way to use essential oil is just to inhale it. Besides this, you can use these essential oils with the shampoo, body wash in bathe. But be cautious while using this oil, don’t use it on rainy days because it lowers your body temperature and you may become ill.

What essential oils can be added to a bathe:

There are many essential oils added to a bathe. They are citrus oils, chamomile essential oil, lavender oil, eucalyptus etc.

  • bathLavender is famous for its fragrance and effect on changing the mood of people. If lavender oils are added to the bath water, it works as a reliever of pain and inflammation. It can be used for treating headaches and migraines.
  • Lemon essential oils have antiseptic, antifungal, detoxifying properties which help to improve the immune system.
  • Eucalyptus can be used to relieve aches and pains in the muscle and joints. But before using this oil, make sure that you are not allergic.

Who should avoid essential oils:

You need to consult a doctor or certified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oil. But pregnant woman, infants under one year old are strictly prohibited from using this oil.

Why essential oils can be considered bad:

If someone takes it a larger amount like camphor, tea tree oil, it can cause vomiting, throat swelling etc. Many experts recommend mixing 5-20 drops of essential oils per ½ ounce for your bathe or you can store this for future use also.

How aromatherapy bath with essential oil is effective:

An aromatherapy bath is very much relaxing. It is one of the best ways to use essential oils. Aromatherapy baths with essential oils can cure many diseases. It works as an anger reducing agent, a good promoter of sleep, it frees from anxiety, stress. Surprisingly this kind of bathe helps with some essential oils can help to overcome depression and brings fear fighting attitude and build up confidence.