Enjoy fragrance experiences in the sauna

Lavender, roses, eucalyptus and menthol make the sauna session and the sauna infusions a fragrant experience. Fragrant sauna essences stimulate the senses and make the stay in the sauna much more pleasant.
Fragrance experiences of a special kind

Scent experiences of a special kind

A fragrance belongs to a sauna visit, like salt to the sea. It is an indispensable element that rounds off the sauna experience and creates a relaxing atmosphere. Eucalyptus, lime, forest walk or summer wind – these scents transport us into a world of the senses and enhance our well-being during the sauna session.

The scent of eucalyptus is particularly popular in the sauna. It has a refreshing and liberating effect, opens the airways and gives the sauna air a pleasant freshness. Just a few drops of eucalyptus essential oil on the sauna stones have a beneficial effect and make the sauna session an invigorating experience.

Lime, on the other hand, provides a tangy and invigorating scent in the sauna. Its citrusy scent stimulates the senses and has a refreshing effect. A few squirts of lime juice or a few drops of lime essential oil on the sauna stones will immediately put you in a summery mood and leave everyday life behind.

For nature lovers, the scent of a walk in the woods in the sauna is just the thing. With essential oils such as spruce or pine, you can bring the scent of the forest into your sauna. This scent has a calming and relaxing effect, creates a harmonious atmosphere and makes you forget the stress of everyday life.

The summer wind can also be captured in the sauna. With essential oils such as mint or lemongrass, you can create a refreshing and cooling scent. This scent is especially pleasant on hot summer days and gives the feeling of a light breeze gently brushing against your skin.

Would you also like to enjoy the fragrance experience in your own sauna? No problem! With special fragrance oils or fragrance concentrates, you can easily give your sauna the scent you want. Choose your favorite scent and put a few drops on the sauna stones. The heat of the sauna will release the scent and you will get a unique fragrance experience.

A fragrance in the sauna is like the icing on a delicious dessert – it makes the experience complete. Treat yourself to this little time out and let yourself be enchanted by the most beautiful scents and fragrance experiences in the sauna. Immerse yourself in a world of relaxation and well-being that opens up to you through the power of scents.

Scent experiences in the sauna

Good reasons for fragrances in the sauna:

  • the room appears more hygienic with a fresh scent
  • Scents contribute to relaxation
  • Scents transport a certain theme – forest walk, crystal magic or herb garden – and provide an additional experience

Scent experience with sauna essence, essential oil or sauna infusion

For a beautiful fragrance experience, it depends on the quality of the ingredients and the infusions. With so many products on the market, it’s hard to choose.
Sauna oil: Sauna oils come in a variety of scents, and most contain natural or nature-identical essential oils or additives. Eucalyptus, mountain herbs or orange are popular.
Sauna infusion: sauna infusion involves pouring water onto the stones of the sauna heater. To create a scent or effect, add 3 – 5 drops of a sauna or essential oil to the infusion.
Sauna infusion/concentrate: use either diluted or undiluted as a sauna infusion.
Essential oil: Essential oils come directly from the plant – lavender, lemon balm or rose – and contain the scent and active ingredients in concentrated form.
Sauna essence: An essence is a highly concentrated natural or artificial liquid, of which you add a few drops to the sauna infusion.

Fragrance experiences that are worthwhile

For a fragrance, you can take a single scent – a plant, a herb, a fruit – or a blend of plants. Some blends create a complex theme.

Popular scents in wellness and sauna:

  • Anise – Eucalyptus
  • Woodchopper
  • Relaxation
  • Breathless
  • Berry selection
  • Good night

Each infusion is an art and an experience in itself. They differ in the individual scents, so it smells like woods, roses, honey or jasmine. For the full experience, it also plays a role in how the infusion is performed and how the hot air is distributed in the sauna. You can still support the scent effect with suitable sounds.

Smells target the brain directly. Here, the limbic system is one of the control centers of the nervous system. It triggers hunger and tiredness, but also sympathy and the sex drive. This all happens before you even consciously perceive the scent. That’s why fragrances can also trigger well-being and relaxation so well, and evoke certain memories of a beautiful summer day by the sea, for example.

In the following, we would like to introduce you to three scent experiences for the sauna session:

Herb Garden

In the Herb Garden fragrance experience, you use only herbal aromas such as rosemary, basil, peppermint, lemon balm or special herbal blends. Herbal scents have a high recognition value and many you will recognize from the garden. Herbal infusions have an anti-inflammatory and invigorating effect, but can also be relaxing.

Fruit mix

This fragrance experience with its fruity, aromatic note fits especially well in summer or spring. The infusion is prepared from different fruits. These can be citrus fruits such as oranges or limes, but also berries such as elderberries, blueberries or strawberries. Exotic fruits such as mango or passion fruit can also bring back memories of a beautiful summer day in the garden. A fruit mix infusion refreshes and invigorates.

Crystal magic

Menthol crystals form the basis of this fragrance experience and infusion, which you place on the hot stones with a little crushed ice. As they evaporate, the crystals finely disperse their scent throughout the room, creating a sense of well-being. Menthol crystals have a cooling effect on the skin, providing an additional sensual experience.

Mountain Air

This fragrance experience almost replaces a day in the mountains. You can almost see the peaks, streams, and meadows full of herbs and flowers in front of you. For this fragrance event, mix various alpine herbs and mountain herbs into the infusion – it has an exhilarating, revitalizing and relaxing effect at the same time.

How do scents work in the sauna?

There are a variety of fragrances for the sauna, and each fragrance develops its own effect. In addition to traditional scents such as birch or pine, there are now fruity scents or herbs. Depending on which essential oil is contained, scents have an invigorating, harmonizing or calming effect. Many fragrances are anti-inflammatory and strengthen the immune system. Some fragrances are also powerful aphrodisiacs – these include rose, ylang ylang, neroli and others.

This is how sauna fragrances work:

  • relaxing
  • invigorating
  • relaxing
  • mood-lifting
  • harmonizing
  • antibacterial
  • purifying

Choose your sauna fragrance according to your mood, the time of day and how you like it.

The perfect fragrance experience

The perfect fragrance experience in the sauna can be intensified by careful preparation and the right atmosphere. Below are some tips on how to make the most of your fragrance experience.

First, it is important to prepare the infusion for your sauna session. Choose the scent that best suits your mood or needs. You can either use ready-made infusions or mix your own infusion of essential oils and water. Be sure to add the right amount of fragrance to create a pleasant and not too strong scent experience.

In addition to the scent, the atmosphere in the sauna is also crucial. Create a relaxing and atmospheric environment by using soft lighting and playing soft music that matches the scent theme. Classical sounds, nature sounds or meditative music can soothe the senses and enhance the fragrance experience.

Also remember to prepare a suitable selection of drinks and snacks. While in the sauna, it is important to drink enough fluids to keep the body hydrated. Provide a refreshing selection of beverages such as water with lemon slices, herbal teas or fruit spritzers. A small selection of fresh fruit such as berries, oranges, or melons can serve as a healthy and refreshing addition.

Remember to take your time and fully engage in the fragrance experience. Breathe deeply, let the scent wash over you, and focus on your senses and well-being. Feel how the scent positively influences your mood and contributes to relaxation.

The perfect fragrance experience in the sauna requires a certain amount of preparation and attention to detail. By engaging all your senses and creating a harmonious environment, you can intensify the fragrance experience and achieve even deeper relaxation. Allow yourself this little time out, enjoy the pleasant scent and let yourself be pampered by the beneficial effects of the sauna.


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