The healing power of fragrant plants

Smells have a phenomenal ability to shift perception and mood. The burning of incense in religious rituals is ages old. This practice is believed to create specific spiritual effects and to raise vibrations into closer alignment with God. Each scent brings a different energy for attracting or repelling. Here is a brief list of flowers and scents that can be used to improve your spiritual and personal space. Use them in essential oils or beautify your home or altar with the actual plant.

  • Acacia dispels worry and attracts good luck
  • Angelica inspires confidence
  • Basil reduces anxiety and opens energy to see things from another's perspective. Increases intuition.
  • Bergamot raises heart and soul vibrations to promote happiness.
  • Chamomile repels negativity and brings a fresh perspective.
  • Cinnamon restores a zest for living and motivates people to be more outgoing.
  • Geranium levels out the emotions and brings balance to one's life.
  • Lily strengthens intuition and nurtures relationships.
  • Myrrh increases spirituality and supports deep meditation.
  • Patchouli promotes peace, cooperation and emotional balance.
  • Rosemary purifies and increases confidence and creativity.