Aromatherapy is also known as essential oil therapy. It can be explained as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essence from some plant materials and from aromatic oils. This therapy basically harmonizes and promotes the health of the body mind and spirit.
In aromatherapy mainly use the natural oils extracted from flower, barks, stems, leaves roots which enhance psychological and physical mood of a person. The inhaled aroma from these essential herbal oils is widely believed that it stimulates the brain function.
Globally aromatherapy is carried out in ayurvedic wellness spas. This therapeutic procedure carried out form a stipulated period in a stipulated manner, only qualified Aroma therapist can do this procedure properly.
Usually the duration of aromatherapy is approximately 1 hour. This is the time required for the essential oils to enter the body through the skin, activate the necessary chemical reaction and finally be removed through our breath, sweat, and other natural urges. One of the main effects of aromatherapy is to relieve physical nuisance and emotional stress.
Benefits of Aromatherapy-
- It relieves the pain, relaxation of tired and stressed muscles.
- Improves blood and lymph circulation.
- Control of blood pressure.
- Removes toxins.
- Improves Skin texture.
- Relief of intestinal and digestive problems.
- Strengthening the immune system.
- Controls stress and anxiety.
- Strengthening the nervous system.
- General physical and mental revitalization
TYPES OF AROMATHERAPY
- Aerial Diffusion
Aromatherapy using only fragrance. It is also known as olfactory aromatherapy. This method is mainly carried out with essential oils are perceived through the sense of small to give a therapeutic effect. This is made use of to synchronize and regulate the natural forces of the body to establish an innate balance and peace.
- Cosmetic therapy/Direct inhalation.
In this procedure mainly uses essential oils which acts as moisturizer, cleanses, of the skin of hair, mainly revitalizes and rejuvenates the whole body. It improves the skin tone and protective mechanism of skin and hair follicles.
- Aromatherapy using message/topical application
In this procedure, essential oils using for special type of therapeutic message on topical application it promote a holistic healing of the whole body by travelling through the blood stream and affecting various organs of the body. This procedure also acts as antiviral, antifungal & antiseptic.
Aromatherapy is the growing practice of people today to help reduce stress and invoke certain moods and feeling while aroma therapy manages, baths, and candles to have positive short term effects on most people. There are precautions people must take before practicing Aromatherapy.