Aromatherapy Wedding Scents

Aromatherapy wedding scents are increasing in popularity for brides; choose from a natural selection of essential oils to fragrance a memorable wedding day!

Many essential oils contain properties capable of stimulating romance, so it is becoming more and more popular for brides to choose an aromatherapy scent to fragrance a wedding. Essential oils can set the theme for a wedding and can be used to create aromatherapy wedding favors, used in wedding gifts, fragrance wedding invitations. Aromatherapy candles can also be used to set the mood. There are a number of aromatherapy scents suitable for weddings.

Aphrodisiac Essential Oil Scents for Weddings

Aphrodisiac essential oils are capable of stimulating love and romance. Aphrodisiac scents are popular for weddings because they may initiate romantic encounters. Romantic scents are often naturally present in the fragrant wedding bouquets carried by brides. Aphrodisiac aromatherapy wedding scents include:

 rose
 neroli
 sandalwood
 patchouli
 ylang ylang
 galbanum
 jasmine
 juniper
 rosemary
 cinnamon
 clary sage
 ginger

Calming and Relaxing Essential Oils for Weddings

There are also a number of essential oils that are both calming and relaxing; these essential oils are useful to a bride both before, during, and after the wedding day. Neroli has traditionally been used to calm the nerves of brides and was often placed in bridal bouquets. Rosemary is a historical herb that used to be carried by brides in wedding bouquets too. Calming and relaxing essential oils for a wedding include:

 lavender
 myrrh
 frankincense
 mandarin
 cedarwood
 lemon
 bergamot
 peppermint
 marjoram
 chamomile

Using Aromatherapy Scents for Weddings

Essential oils can be blended together to create an aromatherapy wedding scent; essential oils are usually mixed with a carrier base such as a massage oil, lotion, or spray. Consult a qualified aromatherapist who can advise on the suitability of an aromatherapy scent for a wedding and how to use it. Brides may wish to create an individual blend for personal use, as gifts for bridesmaids and guests, for wedding favors or use aromatherapy candles in the wedding reception area.

Cautions for Using Essential Oils for Weddings

Essential oils, when used correctly and in the right quantities, are usually safe to use for wedding scents; however, some essential oils are more volatile than others, and some individuals may react to certain scents. Be aware of any circumstances which an individual wedding guest may have and, if unsure, consult a qualified aromatherapist who will be able to offer further advice.

Natural Wedding Day Scents

Aromatherapy wedding scents are a unique and natural way to fragrance a wedding. Brides often choose to co-ordinate an aromatherapy scent with the choice of wedding flowers and/or bridal bouquet. Scents for weddings can be subtle and light and do not have to dominate the wedding with a heavy fragrance. In addition, aromatherapy wedding scents relax and calm the wedding party – and may even stimulate some romance.