The Wellnessed Boutique was created with a purpose. Part of that purpose was to empower our customers with choices they can feel good about. Our goal was to empower our community to have tangible methods to feel more in control of their thoughts and emotions. So we created blends based on the emotions we wanted our community and ourselves to feel. Happiness, contentment, joy. Those feelings are high on everyone’s list. We created several essential oil blends with the purpose of making you feel happy.
How Essential Oils Affect Emotions
Let’s take a look at the science behind aromatherapy. There is science behind it even though my family likes to call it “Mom’s witchcraft”. Another reason I love aromatherapy - it seems to work like magic. Who doesn’t need a little science and a little magic in their lives?
Every Wellnessed product has an aromatherapy component to them. Each one uses one of our curated blends in some way. Some of our products are designed to be used topically. You reap the amazing benefits by absorbing the essential oils through your skin. You can also greatly benefit from essential oils by inhalation or more simply - by smelling them. I am going to focus on the science behind how the inhalation of essential oils work to impact your emotions.
How Smells Can Affect Emotions
The olfactory membrane is located inside your nose. This membrane is full of specialized nerve endings and receptors that are able to recognize and identify scents. Essential oils are made up of aromatic molecules that pass over this membrane. The olfactory membrane recognizes these individual molecules and almost instantly sends the information to your limbic system and cerebral cortex.
Your limbic system is the part of your brain responsible for emotions, motivation, and instinctive behavior. Because the limbic system facilitates memory storage and retrieval, a smell can immediately evoke a memory from long ago. Your mood can be affected by smell because the limbic system establishes your emotional state.
The cerebral cortex is responsible for conscious processing, recognition and memory. Olfactory stimulation (smelling) is the ONLY type of sensory information that reaches the cerebral cortex directly. All other sensory input goes to another portion of the brain first. This is why aromatherapy has such an immediate impact on our emotions.
Magical science! Test it out for yourself, it’s almost impossible to smell our Energy Blend without smiling.
Essential Oil Blends Curated to Make You Feel Happy
We created several essential oil blends to give your emotions a positive boost. Each blend is available in a variety of products so that you can reap the benefits in the way that works best for you. Whether that is placing a few drops in your ultrasonic diffuser so your office, bedroom or family room become enveloped in the scent or you need a more tactile method - such as applying our body butter or manipulating our sensory putty.
Star Essence Energy Essential Oil Blend
Star Essence Energy blend is liquid sunshine in a bottle! Its purpose is to be uplifting and to be a boost to your emotional energy. This will not cause a hyper feeling, but a calm emotional boost. Energy blend is created with citrus oils which are very uplifting in nature and frankincense essential oil which helps to balance mood.
Star Essence FOCUS Essential Oil Blend
The primary essential oil in the FOCUS essential oil blend is peppermint. Peppermint oil helps to uplift the mind and reduce fatigue. Peppermint oil also helps with stimulating new ideas and creativity, making it a great choice for when you need to do homework or concentrate on a project.
GETTING SHIT DONE Essential Oil Blend
This essential oil blend is a powerhouse of good feelings. Your motivation will increase with the combined energies of eucalyptus essential oil, grapefruit essential oil, and lemon essential oil. These citrus oils are uplifting and highly energetic while the eucalyptus oil clears your mind and aids your concentration.
APRIL SHOWERS Essential Oil Blend
April Showers is an amazing spring blend of essential oils. It is a refreshing combination of peppermint, rosemary, and lavender pure essential oils. I enjoy the body butter product of this essential oil blend because the rosemary essential oil has a high concentration of 1,8 cineole (a natural component found in some essential oils) and this has been shown to help increase circulation. Due to the high 1,8 cineole (can cause respiratory issues in younger children), we recommend this blend for those over the age of ten.
TROPICAL DREAMS Essential Oil Blend
Tropical Dreams is a blend of lime, green mandarin (for topical applications) or bergamot (for aromatic uses), and neroli/petitgrain essential oils along with pure vanilla oleoresin. This aromatic fragrance is amazing and gives your brain tropic vacation vibes! Tropical Dreams body butter includes organic coconut oil, mango butter, and cocoa butter to create the most luxurious and skin nourishing product. It’s perfect for after a day in the sun. And if you’ve overdone it in the sun our Tropical Dreams After Sun Skin Spray made with organic aloe vera gel is the perfect all natural remedy.
Enjoy any of these essential oil blends created to make you feel happy at any time.
To Your Health and Happiness,