The Big Day can leave even the best of us feeling overwhelmed and nervous. One way to quickly calm yourself down and breathe a little easier is to use aromatherapy. There are several ways to enjoy aromatherapy: scented candles, oils, or even the actual wedding day flowers. Whichever method you select, be sure to take a moment and breathe deeply to enjoy the restorative effects of aromatherapy.
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Lavender: This soft, powdery scent is considered the most soothing of all smells.
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Vanilla: Thought by many to be a comforting smell due to its association with baking and home.
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Ginger: The scent of ginger is thought to relax, reduce tension, and eliminate anxiety.
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Lemon: This scent is closely linked to energizing properties and is often used to calm nerves.
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Chamomile: The English have know for centuries that chamomile tea is the perfect way to relax people.
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Sandalwood: Sandalwood is often associated with meditation. The same properties make it good for any type of peace-inducing aromatherapy. Sandalwood has a warm and woody scent that has great depth; it is especially nice when paired with rose for a fragrant and relaxing combination.
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Bergamot: Used primarily as an anti-depressant, this scent is scientifically proven to relieve anxiety and stress-related disorders.
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Ylang ylang: This light and refreshingly floral scent is said to inspire balance and calm.