Making Sense of Scents: Aromatherapy For Beginners

An in-depth look into aromatherapy.

One way to enjoy aromatherapy is to build a library of your favorite scents and store them in a portable container, such as the wooden box shown above, and clearly label each oil. That way, when you’ve found the scent of an herbal essential oil that you like—lavender, say, for its calming effects—you’ll have it close by.