Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
Aromatherapy is a great, natural compliment or alternative to other health treatment options such as certain prescribed medications.
The inhaled aroma from these "essential" oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.
Rarely taken by mouth; essential oils should never be taken orally without specific instruction from a trained and qualified specialist.
Benefits of an Aroma through inhaling essential oils:
Benefits that are more commonly known include:
Other conditions for which aromatherapy may be helpful include: