Which sauna oils can be used as sauna infusion?

When choosing the aroma additive for the sauna infusion, you have many different options. Aroma blends of pure essential oils are considered the best sauna infusions. So you can be sure that you are doing something healthy for your body and mind. Which sauna fragrance you choose is entirely up to you.
Sauna oils for sauna infusion and their effects

Sauna oils for sauna infusion and their effects

Sauna fragrances support recovery and stimulate the circulation of the body again. You can support this beneficial effect with an aromatized sauna infusion. Some sauna fragrances have a stimulating effect, others are more soothing or even refreshing. But they all have one thing in common: the emotional center in the brain stem is influenced and can even affect our actions.

The most popular sauna oils for infusion

Among the most popular sauna fragrances are those of fruits, herbs, spices, flowers and trees. Among the best known representatives are mountain pine and spruce with their pleasant forest scent. Other classic fragrances include eucalyptus, the oil of which is popular for respiratory ailments, as it has a refreshing effect and promotes oxygen uptake in the body. Or mint with its high content of menthol, which is also refreshing, but at the same time stimulates and promotes concentration and helps against headaches. Before choosing a fragrance, it is advisable to consider what effect you want to achieve, after all, each fragrance has its own unique effect on the body and mind.

Overview and effect of sauna oils

  • Soothing sauna scents include alpine and mountain herbs, anise, bamboo, fennel, lilac, green tea, hay flowers, elderberries, chocolate, vanilla, wild berries and cinnamon.
  • Soothing essential sauna scents are lilac, geranium, elderberry, honey, jasmine, chamomile, lavender, lime blossom and rosewood.
  • Anise, ice mint, eucalyptus, spruce needle, grapefruit, ginger, rosemary, sage, thyme, juniper and citrus fruits such as orange, tangerine, lemon, lime or grapefruit have a stimulating effect.
  • Acacia flower, pineapple, banana, bergamot, green apple, kiwi, coconut, lime, mango, orange, rose, sandalwood and basically all citrus essential oils, which for this reason are often recommended for depressive moods, have an uplifting effect.
  • Among others, basil, peppermint, rosemary, black pepper, lemon and cypress have a concentration-enhancing effect.
  • Fragrances with eroticizing effect are patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang ylang and cinnamon.


Use of sauna oils during infusion

The use of fragrances most often occurs during the sauna infusion. It is absolutely necessary to apply the fragrance essences correctly and according to the manufacturer’s instructions, because only then they can develop their optimal effect. Fragrance concentrates must therefore always be diluted before they come into contact with the hot sauna stones. Water in combination with a mixture of fragrances creates a so-called smoldering smoke on contact with the hot sauna stones. This hot water vapor then hits the skin and subsequently stimulates blood circulation. At the same time, the fragrance essences act through the surface of the skin, but especially through deep inhalation and exhalation.

Sauna oils from controlled organic cultivation

For the sauna infusion, essences can be artificial, nature-identical or purely natural. Appropriate blends are also available. Natural organic sauna oils are characterized on the one hand by their high degree of natural purity and on the other hand by the fact that they do not contain any artificial additives. For this reason alone, organic sauna oils are considered to be particularly skin-compatible and are usually well tolerated even by sensitive individuals, for example those with respiratory diseases. Organic sauna oils are extremely economical to use due to their high content of purely natural essential oils.

Recommendations for the correct storage of sauna oils

Whether opened or unopened, essential oils are best stored in tightly sealed, dark bottles. It is important that the oils are protected from heat and sunlight, it is also recommended to keep them out of reach of children. Citrus oils in particular are considered to be especially sensitive to light. The minimum shelf life always depends on the product. In most cases, the manufacturer provides appropriate instructions on the label, which should be followed. While some aromas can only be stored for a short period of three months, there are also essential oils that can still be used after 12 or 18 months. But most essential oils have a shelf life of two to three years without further ado, before they lose their aroma and should then be disposed of.


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