Monday, December 18, 2017

Therapeutic Uses for Aromatherapy

Therapeutic Uses for Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is an art that has been around for some time now. Basically, aromatherapy involves bathing, inhalation and massage with the use of pure essential oils. Its name itself provides an idea of the benefits aromatherapy provides: aroma means scent, and therapy, treatment. So it is basically treatment with the use of scents.

We can now find aromatherapy candles, soaps and scented oils in practically all shopping centers across all the continents. People turn to aromatherapy for relaxation and to find some benefit both health and beauty wise. It is through the unification of the body, mind and spirit that aromatherapy leaves a person relaxed, calm and active. since so much of our condition involves the effects of the mind on the body, calming nerves, stimulating senses and helping awareness contribute greatly to overall health.

The basis of aromatherapy is that after a session of aromatherapy, you turn out to feel stronger, after having your body fed with pure essential oils. Mind you, these essential oils are not manufactured in the laboratory, but are of the pure variety. These oils prove to be very soothing for a person. In fact, it is the purity of these oils that helps in providing a relaxing, and energizing mood after a bout of aromatherapy.

Now comes the question of how exactly it is that these essential oils are absorbed by the skin. Basically, these oils have a simple, small and lipid-soluble structure which makes it so easy for the oils to penetrate the skin. So with aromatherapy, these essential oils are diluted, and then applied to the skin. With this, it is absorbed by the skin, and penetrates into the tissues of the body, your blood and the interstitial fluid. This is the secret to the energizing aspect of aromatherapy.

As the essential oils penetrate deep into the body, aromatherapy is considered to be a great health option. Not only do its essential oils relax and energize the body, they are also known to act as rejuvenating agents through which waste matter is eliminated. Even the dead cells of the body are removed through aromatherapy; to bring about the regeneration of new and healthy cells in the body.

So considering all these facts, and benefits of aromatherapy, aromatherapy proves to be a great form of relaxing and energizing treatment that is executed through the massage of essential oils. These essential oils penetrate the skin to reach specific organs and systems of the body wherein they improve the normal functioning of the body organs.

Tracey Mumford is owner of Scentsible Aromatherapy, offering a range of aromatherapy and Bath and Body Fragrances for the family.

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