Scents can be used to recall memories, set the tone of the night and bring up different emotions. Scent also has the power to help you create a romantic atmosphere. Using fragrant essential oils and aromatherapy for romance can bring up feelings of attraction. However, there’s a real reason that scent has such a powerful effect on romantic feelings. The olfactory lobe of the brain is part of the limbic system, the same area that produces sexual desires. Scent, mixed with a romantic gesture, is sure to set the stage for your night. To get started, try using some of these essential oils scents:PATCHOULIPatchouli Essential Oil has a beautiful earthy and musky smell, which is why it has been said to have aphrodisiac properties. It’s known to stimulate feelings of intense pleasure and relaxation. On top of its aromatherapy benefits, it is also known to cool, cleanse, and tighten the skin when used in massage.LAVENDERLavender Essential Oil is known to promote relaxation and improve your mood with a calming, physically and emotionally balancing fragrance. It’s perfect for adding to massage oil as it relieves pain in muscles, joint pain, sprains and backaches.YLANG YLANGYlang Ylang Essential Oil soothes and calms the spirit and body, creating a sense of well-being. It is best known for relaxing the mind and body while heightening the senses. It has an intoxicating aroma and is considered an aphrodisiac oil.CEDARWOODCedarwood Essential Oil is soothing, warming and uplifting. It’s perfect for creating a calm and relaxing environment. It can also help to release negative feelings, treat nervous tension, and aids in focus. It is considered an aphrodisiac for men with it’s woody aroma.ROSEThe rose is the most romantic flower of all, with its sweet and delicate scent. Opting for a rose essential oil can recall memories of previous romantic evenings and cherished nights, and is also thought to bring about feelings of love, care, and comfort. Rose can also help to enhance the balance and harmony in the body. Its aroma has been shown to have a calming effect, which also creates an environment of relaxation that can help foster intimacy. Bring this scent to your home with our Rose Petals & Oud Reed Diffuser.The best way to incorporate these essential oils into your evening are through aroma diffusers, reed diffusers or mixing them with massage oils. Make sure that before you start setting the mood for your night, both scents are the perfect scent for you and your partner.