Aromatherapy is the controlled use of essential oils by different methods to enhance the well being of the mind, body and spirit.
Aromatherapy uses pure essences from plants, which may have a preventative effect, helping to care for common ailments while working alongside medical treatment in the healing process.
Essential oils are highly fragrant, volatile and are extracted from flowers, leaves, twigs, bark, roots, and fruit of many common plants.
The essential oils have many different properties and as research has shown, can be stimulating, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, relaxing, calming, soothing, and uplifting.
Aromatherapy, therefore has the ability to affect the emotions, promote well being and balance psychologically.
Some of the many conditions Aromatherapy can help with,
- Regulating hormones.
- Relieving menstrual cramps.
- Stimulating the immune system.
- Decreasing congestion.
- Relieving tension headaches.
- Aiding digestion.
- Improving sleep.