Aromatherapy has been shown to reduce stress, improve alertness, and even help with head and muscle aches.
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Much of aromatherapy uses essential oils. Essential oils should never be consumed, and should always be diluted before using.
Read the questions below on how to keep your aromatherapy sessions dorm-friendly!
Wax diffusers use an open heat source, so they be used in the dorms.
Most aromatherapy diffusers use water vapor (similar to a humidifier) and are safe to use in your dorm room. Plus, diffusers that use steam or air to disperse essential oils are more customizable, so you can create a scent that is right for you.
Incense and candles cannot be used in the residence halls. However, there are many ways to enjoy aromatherapy without an open flame. Roll-ons, sprays, perfumes, lotions, and more are all safe and effective. Explore the links above to find the option that works best for you.