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DIY Aromatherapy: Make Your House Smell Like Christmas!

It's not really the holidays until the house is filled with the floating smells of cinnamon, citrus, and yummy things baking in the oven.

Luckily there's an easy way to get that delicious smell (without all the calories of actual baked goods! Lol). Half Baked Harvest posted a beautiful, fragrant DIY stovetop potpourri that you can basically think of as your own homemade aromatherapy. It's got...
+ fresh cranberries
+ tangerines
+ cinnamon sticks
+ fresh pine
+ cloves
+ fresh ginger
+ vanilla
+ apple cider, pomegranate, or cranberry juice
+ star anise (optional – use if you like the smell of licorice)
Doesn't that sound divine?! Find the full recipe here.
Some health benefits of aromatherapy, according to OrganicFacts.net:
+ reduced anxiety
+ better mood
+ higher energy levels
+faster healing process
+ eliminate headaches
+ boost cognitive performance
+ induce sleep
+ strengthen the immune system
+ reduce pain
+ improve digestion
+ increase circulation
I'm not sure I believe them all, but if even half of them are true, then it's definitely something worth trying! :D
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