Aromatherapy in hot tubs is a popular practice that combines the therapeutic benefits of hot water with the soothing and aromatic properties of essential oils. Aromatherapy is the use of natural plant extracts, typically in the form of essential oils, to promote physical and psychological well-being. When combined with hot tubs or spas, it can enhance the overall relaxation and therapeutic experience. Here are 5 reasons, why should you use it regularly while relaxing in your hot tub:
- Stress Reduction: Certain essential oils used in aromatherapy, such as lavender or chamomile, have been shown to have stress-reducing properties. In the context of a hot tub, this can enhance the feeling of relaxation you experience. Add a few drops of the above-mentioned oils and forget the stress caused by work or personal life in an instant!
- Relief from Aches and Pains: Some essential oils, like eucalyptus and rosemary, have analgesic properties. When used in a hot tub, they may provide relief from muscle aches and pains. Coupled with the hydrotherapy massage jets, you can forget about the pain for a long time.
- Improved Sleep: Aromatherapy can promote better sleep. If you use your hot tub in the evening, adding calming scents can prepare your body for a more restful night’s sleep. The triple combination of hot water, aromatherapy and massage will completely relax you, so it won’t be difficult to fall asleep after such a relaxing rest.
- Mood Enhancement: Aromatherapy can also impact your mood and emotions. The scents from essential oils can have a calming, invigorating, or soothing effect, depending on the oils you choose. This can create a more enjoyable and tranquil hot tub experience.
- Respiratory Health: Eucalyptus, peppermint, and tea tree essential oils have decongestant and anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate symptoms of respiratory conditions like colds and sinus congestion when inhaled or used in steam inhalation.
When using aromatherapy in a hot tub, it’s important to use essential oils specifically designed for this purpose, as not all essential oils are safe for direct skin contact or may leave residues in the tub. Always follow manufacturer instructions and use aromatherapy products made for hot tub use. Wellis Spas has several aromatherapy products, which will complete your relaxing time in your hot tub. Discover the scents and order the one you will use regularly!
Remember that the benefits of aromatherapy can vary from person to person, but for many, it’s a delightful way to enhance the overall hot tub experience and promote relaxation of both the body and the mind.
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