Summer heat can be relentless and can make you wish that if only you could stay in Air Condition for the entire time but that would just increase your electricity bill and burn a serious hole in your pocket.
So, how can you keep cool this summer without running a high electricity bill?
It is simple, just use a few essential cooling oils and you would be able to beat the summer heat without the use of an A.C.
Want to know more about these essential oils? Well, we have prepared a list of the best essentials that can be used in summer to keep you cool:
1. Peppermint Oil
One of the most widely used essential oil for the cooling purpose is the peppermint essential oil which contains a large quantity of menthol and is quite popular for relaxing and soothing bad headaches, muscle pains, etc.
This essential oil works instantly and provides you an instant relief whenever you inhale it. You can also use it in a diffuser to keep your room cool and also use it in footbaths. Another way to use this oil is by mixing it with aloe vera gel and then applying it on your neck or head to keep yourself cool.
2. Eucalyptus Oil
This is a non-irritating, calming, anti-inflammatory essential oil which provides a cooling effect to your body and is the best oil to be used around family and children. This essential oil also contains a large quantity of oxide 1,8 Cineole which acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and an expectorant.
3. Spearmint Oil
Just like peppermint, spearmint can help in keeping your body cool while providing you with a wonderful fragrance. Although this oil has lesser menthol content that the peppermint, its soft scent makes it more favorable and it is also an antioxidant. You can use it in a blend with peppermint to soften the fragrance of the oil.
4. Sandalwood Oil
Another popular cooling essential oil which has a calming effect on the mind and body is the Sandalwood essential oil. Just apply a few drops of this oil on your head, temple and pulse points and you will feel instantly energized and relaxed. You can also place a few drops of this oil in cool water and then soak a cloth in it and place this damp cloth on your forehead or your neck to keep your temperature down.
You can also place a few drops of this oil in cool water and then soak a cloth in it and place this damp cloth on your forehead or your neck to keep your temperature down.
5. Vetiver Oil
A popular essential oil for making perfume oil in the summer that can cool down your body and keep your emotions grounded is the Vetiver oil. You can rub this oil onto the soles of your feet or the forehead to keep your body cool.
6. Clary Sage Oil
Another great cooling essential oil for summer is the clary sage oil which can cure headaches and offer some relief from the heated emotions. You can use this oil in footbaths or combine it with lavender oil for massages and diffuse. You can also place a few drops of this oil on your pillow to keep yourself cool at night.
(Note: If you have any queries regarding the usage of the essential oils feel free to contact us.)