Wednesday, 30 April 2014

How Essential Oils Are Used In Aromatherapy?

Essential oils are in use throughout history and present because of its diverse implementation whether in treating medical conditions or aromatherapy. These oils are extracted from plant elements that can be root, stem, bark, needle, bark or gum. They are highly concentrated oils which are optimum to use externally.  They are highly beneficial in healing purposes and health because they contains vitamins, natural hormones, antiseptics, antibodies and other therapeutic properties that have many affirmative benefits.

Aromatherapy is completely referred to pure essential oils usage for enhancing physical and mental well being. They are helpful in treating several conditions whether treated from prescriptions or over the counter meds.
How they work?

Apparently, they work from sense of smell because whenever it is inhaled, these oils are allied with emotional response that is created from chemicals release of brain.

Lavender oil has ability to enhance release of serotonin chemical that is responsible for feeling good. Moreover, they have calming effect on nervous system as well.

Essential oils are just added few drops in carrier oil or may be water instead of that. It may include other oils as well like apricot, almond, jojoba or olive oils.

Many people add-on these natural oils in bathing water as well. Remember less is more thus, adding just 8 drops of oil that will be more than sufficient. They are used for variety of reasons that can be simply enjoying the fragrance to health treatment. It can be added in bathing water, carrier oils for skin massage, used in recipes, heated for aroma or inhaled through steam.

Aromatherapy massage for fitness includes various oils like lavender, rosewood, patchouli and many more but best one is orange oil because it is an effective cleansing agent on skin.
Essential Oils and Their Diverse Uses

Lavender oil is the most commonly recognized oil, used for eczema, burns, sleep disorders, stress or burns. It has unmatchable calming properties to ease the depression and inflammation. It also acts as insects repellants.

Peppermint oil is also helpful in relieving headaches sinus problems, muscle soreness and congestion. Due to antiseptic and mental invigorating properties, it is used to refresh the mind and clear the head within effective time.

Tea tree oil has properties to fight with inflammation, parasites, fungus and inspection. It can be diluted and used in douche for treating yeast infections in women. It can be directly applied on the affected skin for best results.
Rosemary oil can enhance circulation and helpful in cellulite, sore muscles and headaches. It can add shine, if applied after shampooing and before conditioning. Although people suffering from asthma, epilepsy or bronchitis, it is not recommended for usage otherwise its floral smell is best for homemade perfumes.

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