If you are one of the millions of spa owners who turn to your spa for relaxation and to soothe away the stresses of life, you can enhance this experience even more by adding a little aromatherapy to the water and melting away into a world of massaging, warm water and soothing scents.
Aromatherapy as a form of relaxation and alternative medicine has been around for hundreds of years. The reason for its longevity and success is that it taps into one of our most basic senses – smell. Our olfactory glands are amongst the most sensitive and powerful in the body and with aromatherapy, we have the ability to surround ourselves with scents that invigorate, relax, soothe or inspire.
Aromatherapy uses the essential oils from a variety of plants, flowers, bark and other natural ingredients to improve your health, both mental and physical, and how you feel.
In addition to easing anxiety, relieving exhaustion and stress and alleviating insomnia, aromatherapy has been linked to improved digestive and respiratory functions. And what better way to reap the benefits of aromatherapy than while immersed in the bubbling, relaxing hot waters of your spa?
While the hot water eases your tired and sore muscles, drop a few scented crystals of some Spazazz elixir into the water to create a swirling, scented, blissful experience. After a rough night of sleep, try some invigorating grapefruit to awaken the senses, or splash some coconut or green tea in to relax you after a long week of work.
Hot tub aromatherapy crystals that are filled with emollients will help to soothe and relax your tired muscles and since they also have minerals and softeners inside of them you will get out of your hot tub with your skin feeling renewed as well.
For best results, be sure to use hot tub aromatherapy items as other non-specific products may alter the water chemistry resulting in cloudy water or an unsafe spa condition. In some cases, non-spa aromatherapy products have been known to react with the other chemicals in the water and produce foam that clog filters.
Whatever your aromatherapy goal is, whether to relax or energize, with spa crystals and scented elixirs you will be able to further enjoy your hot tub!
Ashley Olson writes for Hot Tub Warehouse: your one-stop shop for all hot tub supplies. To find the right spa parts and hot tub testing products, please visit Hot Tub Warehouse and don’t forget – we have free shipping on order over $75!