many cultures have used exotic aromas ceremoniously. Recently, it has
been discovered that aromas play a significant role in our overall
alternative health therapies, aromatherapy has rooted itself in
mainstream popular culture over the last 40 years. As more information
becomes available and more people learn about the benefits of
aromatherapy, it becomes increasingly popular.
uses aromatic essential
oils to improve the body's physical and emotional health.
Essential oils are known as the "life force" of plants. They
are highly concentrated, volatile oils extracted from herbs, flowers,
leaves, resin, bark, fruit rinds and roots.
the brain (lymbic system) channels the effects of the oils throughout
the body, balancing your body's systems. Essential
oils may also be absorbed by the skin and carried throughout
the body via the circulatory system to reach internal organs. (Note that
have never experienced aromatherapy and essential
oils, you may want to visit a licensed aromatherapist, or if
you prefer to dapple in aromatherapy on your own, make sure to dilute
the concentrated oils with pure-blend oils so as not to overwhelm
yourself. This is especially important for small children or individuals
with sensitive skin.