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Thoughtful Aromatherapy Gifts Mom Will Remember Forever

From candles to essential oils, soaps to skincare, give the women in your life a fragrant gift they’ll never forget this Mother’s Day.
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Scent is one of the strongest ties to memory, and what better way to show the women in your life you’re grateful for them than with an enticing fragrance to remind them of you. Aromatherapy has been linked to boosting mood, increasing energy, improving sleep, promoting relaxation, and more. Here, discover seven aromatic gifts that will transport mom into total bliss this Mother’s Day.



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Doubling as a full-function humidifier to help eliminate dry air, The Halo from ayurvedic wellness brand Guru Nanda is a long-lasting two-in-one humidifier and essential oil diffuser that can run uninterrupted for up to 22 hours. It uses ultrasonic wave technology to circulate moisturized air with your choice of essential oil blend, filling spaces of any size with powerful fragrance while humidifying at the same time. With multiple customizable settings for personal preference, The Halo features shut off mist timers, optional light modes, a sleep mode, and an automatic safety shut off to put mom’s mind at ease.



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Each item featured in Shankara’s Visible Radiance Gift Set is infused with all natural, fragrant ingredients that will delight the senses. It includes Shankara’s Hydrating Cleanser, made with soothing chamomile and calendula; the saffron-infused Timeless Kumkumadi Oil, which contains more than 32 flowers and herbs to address issues of all skin types; a scented candle designed by Kim Hovell, a Maryland-based fine artist; and a bar of Ayurveda-inspired Elements Truffles artisanal chocolate infused with rose and cardamom.

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Made in partnership with the New York Botanical Garden, Caswell-Massey’s limited-edition Trio of Living Florals Three-Soap Set contains notes of fresh lilac, sumptuous gardenia, and lush honeysuckle. Each of the triple-milled floral soaps are long-lasting and plant-based, formulated to be both gentle and moisturizing while emitting the seasonal springtime aromas found at the New York Botanical Garden. Each purchase from Caswell-Massey’s Living Floral NYBG Collection directly supports the park’s work in research and conservation, horticulture, and education.



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Help mom create a steamy spa shower at home with Life Elements’s New Shower Steamers, developed specifically to elevate the at-home shower experience with ancient curative aromatherapy properties. Ideal for anyone that suffers from asthma, allergies, and sinus issues, the steam and humidity produced is known to open up congested airways. Each of the three-ounce, artisan handcrafted bars are formulated with essential oil and a small amount of menthol to ensure maximum efficacy. With two scent varieties, citrus and eucalyptus, each steamer contains all natural and organic ingredients including grapeseed oil, sweet orange, grapefruit essential oil, eucalyptus essential oil, and more.



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For the mom that tells it like it is, Blooming Light Botanical Alchemy’s Because I Can’t Have Wine for Breakfast Survival Kit contains seven 10 ml diffusing sprays, each with cheeky names to reflect the mood mom may be feeling. The “I’m Not Listening” spray is a calming, balancing essential oil blend to help mom get though those moments that require the patience that she might be running out of, while “I’d Rather Be Sleeping” is a tranquil essential oil blend to help her relax at the end of a very long day. Hand blended and poured in small batches, each spray features wild harvested, organic, or consciously harvested ingredients that are safe to use around children.






Canopy has released five limited-time Mother’s Day value bundles ranging in price from $80 to $250. The Aroma Lover Bundle ($80) contains three of Canopy’s best-selling aroma kits––Sanctuary by Aroma, Canopy x Open Spaces Aroma, and Canopy x The Sill Aroma––and a limited-edition accessories tray to store each kit, while the Ultimate Wellness Bundle ($250) features the humidifier starter set with Sanctuary Aroma kit, a diffuser starter set with the HYKU Essential Oils kit, and the limited-edition accessories tray. For the mom looking for an easy way to incorporate aromatherapy into her daily life, the Every Mom Bundle ($175) contains the humidifier starter set with Rituals Aroma kit, a Sanctuary Aroma kit, and two replacement filters, the perfect amount for getting started and keeping wellness in her life well beyond Mother’s Day.


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Gentle yet effective, the Full Pack Black Soap Bundle from Baraka Shea Butter contains eight nourishing soaps each with its own aromatic scent. Traditionally sourced ingredients in Ghana, the black soap uses by-products from shea butter production, making it a circular economy product. Each bundle contains an Original Crumble Bar, Soft Black Soap, Aloe Vera Black Soap, Honey Turmeric Black soap, Hard Black Soap, Banana Black Soap, Mixed Fruit Black Soap, and Mango Black Soap. Every purchase of Baraka’s Black Soap has a direct impact on the women, families, and communities in northern Ghana. Not only does each order provide the dignity of income to hardworking women, but it helps support educational and economic projects in the community.

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About The Author

Samantha (Sam) is a digital and content strategist who has been covering the health, wellness, and hospitality industries since 2016. A journalism graduate of Rider University, she has bylines in American Spa, American Salon, Travel Agent Central, Luxury Travel Advisor, International Meetings Review, BroadwayWorld, The Odyssey, and more. When she’s not working, she enjoys listening to podcasts, visiting Instagrammable art exhibits, looking for new restaurants to try, and petting dogs she passes on the street.