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Watch more Self-Help & Improvement videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/390-SelfHelp-and-Improvement Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Find out how the essential oils used in aromatherapy can help you improve your life. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Warning Consult a doctor before using essential oils if you're pregnant or nursing. Step 1: Learn how to use oils Learn the various ways you can use essential oils. Put several drops on a tissue, cotton balls, or a handkerchief; add them to a pot of simmering water, a humidifier, or a diffuser; or make a scented mist by putting one cup of distilled water mixed with 10 drops of essential oil into a spray bottle. Tip You can reap similar benefits from the scent of flowers, fruit, and even candy. Step 2: Get more done at work Get more done at the office with the scent of lemons. One Japanese company pumped a lemon scent through vents and found that employees made 54 percent fewer errors than those who toiled in an unscented room. Step 3: Exercise longer Sniff some peppermint before you go to the gym. One group of exercisers who did felt less tired after a treadmill workout than those who didn't. Step 4: Be a better driver Drivers who got a whiff of strawberry while at the wheel drove better and less aggressively than motorists who didn't, according to a study. Step 5: Attract men Make yourself more attractive to men by scenting yourself or your surroundings with cinnamon. Research shows they love the smell. Step 6: Reduce dental anxiety Take a sniff of orange or lavender oil before a root canal. A study showed it reduced anxiety and improved the moods of dental patients. Step 7: Lift your mood Lift your spirits with a woodsy fragrance like cedar or pine. In one study, those who did felt more relaxed and carefree, and less depressed. Step 8: Sleep like a baby Inhale jasmine before you go to bed for a better night's sleep. Did You Know? In France and Germany, some health-insurance programs pay for aromatherapy treatments.
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