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Best tips for using aromatherapy in your car

Filling your car with just the right smell can make your journey much more pleasant.

Feeling tense on your morning commute? Back seat full of sweaty kids on the way home from footy practice? Alex Gazzola discovers how to go from zero to Zen with in-car aromatherapy.

For most Aussies, a sizeable chunk of the week is spent on the road, but between the work commute, carpool, supermarket dash and kids' soccer practice, driving has become a bit of a chore. However, a few drops of essential oil could be all you need to transform your car into a calm oasis and make your time behind the wheel more about the journey, not just the destination.

You may think of aromatherapy oils as something to be enjoyed in the comfort of your home or during a spa treatment, however, with a little care and knowledge, this ancient art can also be used to improve your driving experience and make your trip happier, healthier and safer.

Read the full story at body+soul.