Mother’s Day is coming up this Sunday, May 9th. If you’re still unsure what gifts to give mom to show her how much you appreciate her then you could send her a spa gift basket, which is a popular gift to give on Mothers Day. Learn more?
Spa gift baskets are filled with bath and body lotions such as bath crystals, body gel, moisturizing lotion candle, aromatherapy, drawer sacher, bath towel along with slippers, a massager made of wood. Some baskets may also include a photo frame, book or CD of soft music. Even though some spa baskets contain cookies, chocolates or truffles to add a touch of luxury however, they’re generally non-food items. The aim of gifting mother a present is to give her the pleasure of relaxing in the comfort of home.
Spa baskets offer rest and refreshment not just because of the fresh scent of the spa products or the massager made of wood or the soothing music CD the present may come with, but also because the body lotions soap, aromatherapy candles as well as the potpourri and candles that are included in the present could contain essential oils that are used in aromatherapy. Aromatherapy involves the application of essential oils derived from plants that enhance the physical and mental health by elevating the mood and soothing the body. Every essential oil comes with its unique active ingredient, that will determine the use of it. As an example, sweet orange essential oil is extracted from the fruit’s peel which is typically 90% limonene. This is the chemical naturally found in citrus fruit. Sweet orange essential oil’s fresh aroma is believed to calm emotional tension and bring users a positive feeling. Another essential oil, Lavender oil, Lavender oil, is derived from the flowering plant lavender. Linalol is a natural alcohol that can be found in the lavender oil and ketones, esters and aldehydes. Linalol provides antiseptic effect as well as aids in repairing the skin, reducing irritations such as burns, wounds, acne. Linalol is a remedy for stress, depression and anxiety because it helps control mood. People also like its refreshing and sweet aroma appealing.
Even though essential oils have been used for Aromatherapy for many years, it is not entirely evident how they function. Many experts think that when we inhale the vapor of essential oils like, lavender oil, the molecules of the oil can enhance the activities of brain cells in the limbic region that regulates memories and emotions. The effects of essential oil are felt in bathing lotions or soaps.
As spa products provide a sense of relaxation and healing, they are an ideal gift for your mother. These aren’t food items that make them more suitable than other types of gifts. If your mom is on an eating plan that is low in carbs, or cannot have much sweets, then a gift basket for spa without sweets is the ideal present.