We all will agree that our office is our second home. We spend more hours at our workplaces than we do in our homes. So, it is extremely important to keep your office space safe and sane for yourselves and others who work with us.

Introducing aromatherapy is the best way to enhance work and the workspace. Essential oils have the power to influence your mind, body and emotions, thus enabling you to bring out the best in you at work. Talking about essential oils, some essential oils are meant to bring better focus and improve quality of work while some essential oils can be beneficial in uplifting mood and has calming effects.

Basil Essential Oil and Benefits

  1. This oil enhances mental clarity and eliminates brain fog. When you work on your computer for many hours, you are ought to have brain fog or loose concentration. In such circumstances, you may burn a diffuser with 2-3 drops of basil essential oil mixed with a carrier oil of your choice.

  2. The aroma of Basil essential oil promotes calmness and reduces stress and anxiety. It can also uplift your mood.

Eucalyptus Essential Oil and Benefits

  1. Eucalyptus essential oil is an energising essential oil. It activates your senses and increases your alertness. We might feel sleepy during the day especially after lunch hours, that is the best time to put up a few drops of Eucalyptus oil in a diffuser along with a carrier oil to kick your energy back.

  2. This oil has anti-microbial properties which helps purify the air, thereby reducing the spread of any harmful viruses or bacteria. It can help healthy work environment and reduce the spread of any season flu or viral diseases. You can mix a few drops of eucalyptus oil in a spray bottle and spray it in the rooms, or you can sprinkle 2-3 drops of eucalyptus oil and place it in the AC vent as well.

Lavender Essential Oil and Benefits

  1. It is known for relaxing and calming properties. It has a calming aroma that can instantly relieve tension, stress, or anxiety. You can apply a drop or two on your wrist, neck, or temple or behind the ears to get instant relief from stress.

  2. You might get a slight headache if we keep working on the computer for longer hours. Apply a drop of essential oil mixed with a carrier oil of your choice on your forehead, it will give instant relief from the headache caused by longer screentime, work pressure etc.

Lemon Essential Oil and Benefits

  1. Lemon essential oil has a refreshing aroma that peps you up, enhances your energy, and improves mental clarity. Regular use of lemon oil at your workspace can not only improve the quality of your work but also improve your overall well-being. Put a few drops of lemon essential oil mixed with a carrier oil and burn it in a diffuser near you. This will give a refreshing aroma to the room and make you feel energised.

  2. Lemon oil also aids in sharpen your memory. It helps reduce brain fog and helps you think straight. You may use lemon essential oil in a diffuser or in your bath water regularly.

Peppermint Essential Oil and Benefits

  1. This oil has the ability to improve concentration and mental clarity. It also helps you to stay alert and focused on your work. You can place a cotton ball with a few drops of peppermint essential oil at your work desk, and it will help improve your concentration.

  2. Peppermint oil is one of the best oils known to have refreshing properties. It instantly uplifts your mood, enhances your energy level and helps get rid of any lethargy that you may have. Use a drop of the oil on your wrist, temple, neck or behind the ears.

Tips for Using Aromatherapy Oil in Corporate Offices

  1. There are chances that the oil you prefer may come across as a strong fragrance to your colleagues. In such circumstances, it is recommended that you limit the use of the oil in a way that does not bother other people in the room.

  2. Use essential oils from the brands that are organically certified. Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic range of essential oils are eco certified and are sourced from Indian farmers.

  3. It is always recommended to do a patch test before applying any essential oil topically.

  4. Avoid direct consumption for any essential oil. Avoid contact with eyes.

  5. Always dilute essential oils before using them especially while applying topically or using the oils in a diffuser.