Aroma (or smell) Therapy – healing. Aromatherapy is an ancient science of healing, relaxing and rejuvenating by using “pleasant smelling scents” also called as essential oils. The essential oils (life force of the plants) are extracted from the plants, flowers, trees, fruits, bark ,grass and seeds.
There are around 150 different type of essential oils, with having different therapeutic properties such as antiseptic, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, pain relieving, antidepressant and expectorant, are used to improve and prevent varied diseased conditions. The essential oils can be used by inhaling, by massaging to the body, adding in bath water or shower or spraying in the room.
The oil derived, only from pure and natural material will give the maximum desired result.
The aromatherapy is commonly used to:
Relieve pain, in cases of post chemotherapy, labor, cardiac rehabilitation etc
Alleviate stress or fatigue
Rejuvenate and relax the body
Improve skin and hair conditions
As cleanser and antiseptic
Treatment of variety of diseases including: Anxiety disorders, Arthritis, Backache, Canker sores, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Diabetes, Infertility- male and female, Insomnia, Menopause, Migraine and Varicose veins
The essential oils are very concentrated and should be used under the guidance of trained therapist only.