Quick science lesson:
Did you know, your sense of smell is closely linked with the parts of your brain which process emotions and memory?
This is the reason that a smell can instantly take you back to an almost crystal-clear moment in time, which has been stored away in your mind for years or even decades. It’s also the reason why Christmas smells can bring about those often-sung-about feelings of comfort and joy.
To help you gear up for the festive season, here’s a list of the top 7 must-have Christmas aromas to make your home into a veritable winter wonderland.
Cinnamon Essential Oil
One of the staples of Christmas-scented candles is cinnamon, with its sweetly spicy smell which brings forth memories of childhood Christmases. Perhaps because of the recent surge of cinnamon spiced lattes at the nation’s coffee shops, cinnamon is almost synonymous with the festive time of year. Head here now to grab some for your vapouriser.
Properties: Warming, Stimulating.
Pine Essential Oil
The indescribably delicious scent of pine is one that’s redolent of taking long winter walks in the forest, picking pine cones from the ground with gloved hands. This seasonal pine essence is a must-have for creating a festive aroma in your home. Head here to bring a hint of the outdoors to your cosy indoors.
Properties: Cleansing, Good in vapouriser.
Ginger Essential Oil
Nothing says Christmas quite like the scent of a freshly baked gingerbread house wafting through the room. The classic yuletide spice is the perfect ingredient to a cosy Christmas for your home. Just add presents, mulled wine, and family. Pick up your Ginger Essential Oil right here.
Properties: Warming, Stimulating.
Frankincense Essential Oil
What school nativity play would be complete without having a tiny child clad in a ridiculous outfit woefully failing to pronounce the word frankincense? Few people can deny that it’s a staple of Christmas, even if it is hard to say. You can recreate the nativity magic in the comfort of your own home with the help of Frankincense Essential Oil, available right here.
Nutmeg Essential Oil
Nutmeg is one of the key ingredients in any good mulled wine, giving the drink its spicy, festive taste and aroma. The good news is that you don’t need to be constantly cooking up mulled wine to have that delicious scent wafting through your living room. Just head here to get your hands on some Nutmeg Essential Oil for some extra festive fragrance.
Properties: Spicy and Warming.
Orange Essential Oil
Christmas just isn’t Christmas without the sweet, zesty scent of orange mixed in with the smell of mince pies and mulled wine. Forget having to sit for hours on end drying orange peels though. You can invite the Christmas spirit into your home with the help of everyone’s favourite citrus oil – get your hands on it right here.
Properties: Soothing and Relaxing.
Baldwins Christmas Essential Oil Blend
Sometimes it’s easier to have things done for you, especially around Christmas time when there’s usually more than enough to think about. In this case, the best-selling Baldwins Christmas Essential Oil Blend is a very handy companion. With the minimum hassle, you can fill your house with the sweet smells of all things Christmas, and focus on not burning the Yorkshire puddings.
Properties: Uplifting and Stimulating.
How’s that for an early Christmas present? Seven of the most sensational seasonal sniffs to help you light up your olfactory bulb as bright as Rudolph’s nose.
We whiff you a smelly sniffmas.
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