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Wonder blends for a summer aroma therapy

Chamomile and Lavender blend is extremely useful as it is excellent for treating sunburns and inflammations.

health and fitness Updated: May 06, 2011 01:25 IST

1 Sun safe: Chamomile and Lavender blend is extremely useful as it is excellent for treating sunburns and inflammations. Use them on regular basis to protect yourself from the harmful effects of sunrays. Bergamot acts as an excellent natural sunscreen, which is recommended even for children.

2 Fresh feel: Citrus blends work really well for men in the summers as they are clean, refreshing, and helps awaken the senses. The bright,clean and fresh blend of orange and patchouli is also good for men as it awakens the senses without being too strong.

3 Antiseptic effect: A cool, refreshing and minty blend of spearmint, peppermint and palmarosa is great for hot summer evenings. It also helps to boost energy levels and is a good germ killer. Both mint and citrus are perfect for summertime.

4 Repellent wise: Lemongrass, citronella and eucalyptus blend acts as a great insect repellent. The biggest problem that one faces during the summers is that of mosquitoes. Use this blend to keep them away from your house.

5 Relax yourself: Woodsy blends are deep and rich with a hint of sweetness. This relaxing blend is perfect for an evening of quiet, candlelit conversation. The fragrance makes you feel happy. After a long tiring day, the woodsy blends can instantly lift up your mood and help fighting stress and tension.

6 Calming effect: Floral blend is perfect for summers. The smell helps in de-cluttering your mind. Use it to calm and relax your mind especially when you are in a cranky or agitated state. It’s also great for those who have problem sleeping at night as the fragrance ensures a sound sleep.

-With inputs from Divita Kanoria, Tatha