Taking a nice hot shower after a long day can be a great way to relax. However, you can elevate your shower by using essential oils. Knowing how to relax in the shower with essential oils will help you have a spa-like experience.

You will be surprised by how much essential oils can help you relax when showering. It is a simple way to take your showers to the next level. Once you try essential oils in the shower, you’ll be glad you did.

How To Relax In The Shower With Essential Oils

Essential oils can be used in different forms in the shower to help you relax. Not only do they smell good, but they can help you unwind from a stressful day. There are several benefits that come from using essential oils while showering.

Essential oils can help with aches and pains, inflammation, opening up your nasal passages, providing aromatherapy, and providing relaxation. Lavender, lemon, and eucalyptus are some of the most popular oils to use while taking a shower or bath. Be sure to always dilute your oil before using and test a small amount on your skin to see if you have any reactions.

Personal Oil

One of the most popular ways to enjoy essential oils, personal oil application is a great way to enjoy their many benefits. Simply shower like usual and after you are done washing your hair and body, turn the water off.

Rub diluted oil of your choice all across your body, just be sure to careful to sensitive areas, like your face. Pay extra attention to your throat, underarms, and feet. Allow the oil to sit for a few minutes, taking deep breaths in the meantime, before rinsing it off.

Exfoliating Scrubs

Exfoliating has many benefits when done properly. A simple way to make an essential oils exfoliating scrub is to combine 15 drops of your oil of choice, ½ of sugar, and ½ of coconut oil. Apply the scrub to your while in the shower and leave it on for a few minutes before washing off.

Shower Infusion

For a great immersed experience, spray your shower walls with essential oils that have been mixed with cold water. Be sure to include the shower curtain as well when spraying.

Before getting in, be sure to turn the shower to the hottest setting to allow steam to build up. Turn the temperature down before getting in to enjoy a steamy, refreshing shower.

Shower Bombs

Shower bombs are a great way to enjoy the benefits of bath bombs without having to take a bath. Depending on the shower bomb, you will either place it on the floor or hold it in your hands until it foams, then rub it on your skin. It is a great relaxing experience that is very soothing.

A Perfect Relaxing Shower

Using essential oils is a simple way to help you feel better. Not only does it help with aching muscles, but it can help you relax and even sleep better.

Author's Bio: 

Donald Giddings is founder and editor in chief at Green Living Zone. A lifelong sustainability enthusiast, Donald is always looking for the best way to live in harmony with nature. When he is not trying out new eco-friendly recipes, he writes engaging content about green, sustainable ways to maintain your home, body, and soul, readily sharing his abundant experience with other green living aficionados.