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Steam Shower Aromatherapy

Puja Lalwani
Combining the power of a steam shower with the magic of aromatherapy are now steam shower aromatherapy cubicles and products, which when placed in your home, can provide you a divine experience on a regular basis.
Fragrance has a huge effect on our senses. It calms us down, it helps cure certain minor ailments, it relaxes tired muscles, and is capable of sending us into a deep, undisturbed snooze whenever used.
This is what aromatherapy does to us. By using the power of delightful natural fragrances, extracted from medicinal plants, fruits, and flowers that heal, aromatherapy combined with a steam shower session makes for one of the most luxurious and tranquil experiences.
So how does steam shower aromatherapy work, what are its benefits, and what kind of aromatherapy oils should be used for this experience? Here's a look.


The benefits of the use of essential oils have been witnessed since ancient times. Now, in order to provide these benefits to consumers in the comfort of their homes, along with the benefit of a steam shower, specific steam showers have been designed with inlets for essential oils.

Using the oil in steam shower

A separate compartment (or one in the steam vent) allows you to add a single oil or a pleasurable mix of these oils into it.
Vapor or steam is then infused with these oils, which emanates from the steam outlet into the shower cubicle, to work its magic on you.
All you need to do is use a few drops (6-7) of your choice and head inside to soothe your mind and relax your body. This is how aromatherapy works best and provides you this out-of-the-world experience in the confines of your home.

✒ Benefits of Steam Shower Aromatherapy

On a general note, yes, steam shower aromatherapy soothes your mind and body. But what about the specific benefits? Here's a list of benefits you can avail of by using different oils in the process.
✦ Peppermint or eucalyptus oil can provide relief from colds, headaches, muscle aches, and sinus problems.
✦ Oils such as ylang ylang and lavender provide relief from sore muscles, work as antidepressants, stress-busters, and provide relief from anxiety. These also have the ability to enhance the quality of sleep.
✦ Lemon oil and tea tree oil have antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties that enhance the immune system, and allow infections to cure faster.
✦ Rosemary oil has the ability to reduce the discomfort caused by arthritis and enhances blood circulation apart from being a mild stimulant and a great remedy for headaches.
It should be known that the benefits can vary based on the time of the day these oils are used, the person's mood, state of mind, and her/his physical condition.
Aromatherapy oils only help reduce the discomfort caused by certain ailments. They do not have the ability to cure ailments from within. However, aromatherapy is known to help reduce the symptoms and effects of depression and other such mental health conditions considerably.
It is only one of the methods that will quicken the actual treatment procedure. You may use the benefits of this form of aromatherapy as a supplement to your ongoing treatment.
Apart from these benefits, indulging in steam shower aromatherapy regularly can offer you the following:
✦ The signs of aging are visibly reduced by indulging in aromatherapy steam shower regularly.
✦ You can detoxify your skin and body with an aromatherapy steam shower, as it opens the pores and allows easy cleaning of dirt from the body.
This aforementioned benefit also helps give your skin a beautiful glow and has you looking fresh most of the time.

Aromatherapy steam showers are available as cubicles that do not require much space. About fifteen minutes to half an hour in one can make a whole world of a difference to your body and mind. You have to indulge in it to see the benefits for yourself.