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Essential oil: how to use, and which one is best?

Essential aroma oils are highly concentrated herbal substances designed to enhance the relaxing and healing effects on the human body. When combined with heated air, they enhance the healing properties of the oils and make it easier to breathe in the sauna. The oils are structured in such a way that just a few drops are enough to produce a thick, fragrant and dense vapour that is sure to have the desired effect. What kind of effect? It all depends on the type of essential oil mixture used.
In winter, we recommend using essential oils to cleanse the respiratory system and boost the immune system, and in summer, a refreshing composition. Experience the stunning results of using essential oils in a sauna in St Petersburg. You can choose a suitable composition for aromatherapy in our assortment and the recommendations given here will help you decide what you need.
When choosing sauna essential oils, it is important to consider personal preferences and purposes of use. Here are some popular fragrance oils that are commonly used in saunas:

Spruce or pine: The scent of pine trees has a forest feel and is soothing and refreshing for your breath.

Lavender: The soothing aroma of lavender helps you relax, relieve stress and improve your sleep.

Eucalyptus: The fresh and refreshing fragrance of eucalyptus clears the airways and stimulates breathing.

Citrus fruits (lime, lemon, orange): these scents are uplifting, refreshing and toning.

Peppermint: Peppermint has a refreshing and cooling effect, it relieves tiredness and improves concentration.

Rosemary: the aroma of rosemary stimulates the mind, improves memory and concentration.

Ginger: the fragrance of ginger warms, stimulates circulation and strengthens the immune system.

Sandalwood: the calming and aromatic scent of sandalwood helps to relax and improve mood.

When using fragrance oils in the sauna, be careful not to add them pure but diluted in water or special containers. It is also important to ensure that the fragrances do not cause allergic reactions in users or contravene their medical conditions.