Aromatherapy is the use of pure essential oils in an holistic manner by a qualified therapist (an Aromatherapist) to correct imbalances and disharmony which has manifested as illness injuries disease in the body and mind.

Essential Oils maybe used in a variety of ways depending on the requirements of the individual and may include the following techniques:

  • Through a massage (Relaxation or Remedial) with Essential Oils blended in a carrier oil

  • Inhalation (Steam and Vapourisation)

  • Baths or Sitz baths

  • Foot and Hand soaks

  • Burners (electric or candle)

  • Diffusers

  • Tissue or Hankerchief

  • Compresses and Poultices

Essential Oils are the 100% pure and natural highly concentrated volatile vegetal extracts which contain hormones antibiotics and antiseptic which have not been adulterated or adjusted in any way.

Some of the health benefits of aromatherapy include:

its ability to reduce anxiety

  •  Ease depression

  • Boost energy levels

  •  Speed up the healing process

  • Eliminate headaches

  • Boost cognitive performance

  • Induce sleep

  • Strengthen the immune system

  • Reduce pain

  • Improve digestion

  • Increase circulation.

Aromatherapy is a fascinating alternative medicine that involves the use of volatile plant materials, also known as essential oils, that can be aromatically inhaled by patients of a wide variety of health conditions. It is often used to improve mood, change cognitive states, and can also be utilized as a supplemental medicine.

However, it is important to always do your consultation with trained aromatherapists, as some essential oils can trigger allergies, and can actually be toxic if mixed improperly. Furthermore, most aromatherapy treatments with essential oils is diluted in a carrier oil of some kind, to make the effects slightly less potent. If you use too strong of a concentration of essential oils in aromatherapy, it can result in a wide range of negative side effects.

While there are an infinite number of combinations that have been tested and used around the world, not all of them would be approved or recommended by normal doctors. 

Whatever your condition, and whatever essential oils you choose to use, always consult your doctor before embarking on a new treatment plan as many medications interact with Essential Oils and may change the prescribed use for your medications . You should also tell your therapist of any medication and the ailment being treated prior to treatment.

Also, be sure to only acquire essential oils from approved sources and don’t attempt to mix and use oils unless you have been trained as a professional aromatherapist.

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