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Aromatherapy Garden

Fragrant Plants

The sweetly scented plant has long been believed to relieve stress, soothe wounds, aid with poor sleep, and ease menstrual pain.

Chamomile (Matricaria or Chamaemelum)

In addition to its lovely smell, chamomile is said to have skin-healing properties, too.

To use the plant for aromatherapy purposes, place crushed eucalyptus leaves in a diffuser or boil them on the stovetop with water.

Mint's aroma and medicinal properties are linked to stress and pain relief, as well as appetite stimulation and digestive support.

Jasmine (Jasminum spp.)

Jasmine is also used in teas, and its extract is believed to help relieve stress, headaches, depression, anxiety, and PMS symptoms.

Its bright, lemon-scented leaves make a refreshing tea, and the dried leaves can be used in potpourri.

It’s held that the smell of sage calms nerves, reduces stress, and even improves memory.

Rosemary  (Salvia rosmarinus)

It can be used as a pain reliever and is believed to relieve stress and tension. Some research even suggests rosemary improves memory function and cognitive performance.

With its sweet and intoxicating scent, lilac eases tension and lifts spirits, and some even claim that lilac oil can increase concentration and boost mental activity when inhaled.

Its scent is believed to help with depression and anxiety and boost memory, and basil oil might also improve blood circulation and reduce inflammation when used topically.

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare)

In many parts of the world, fennel is an invasive weed. But it’s also grown for its culinary uses, especially in Mediterranean cuisine.