Aroma Therapy and its Effects
Have you ever been through strange, irritating physical, or mental issues? Sure you do, everyone faces it at one point or another. The problem is that sometimes we are unable to understand the core issues behind these conditions and we usually tend to ignore it rather than facing it and trying to find some remedy.
The fact is if a person takes proper diet thrice a day, some sleep, a nap perhaps and exercise, he/she thinks that it’s all that his/her body needs but the problem is that your body as well your body might be asking you for a little something above diet, sleep and exercise. Any guesses? Ok let me be of some assistance; might be a massage or some therapy…… Aroma Therapy perhaps? Don’t know what this therapy is? Let me help you with that.
Aromatherapy is a healing treatment that attempts to treat both the mind and the body using natural plant extracts, aromas, and oils to promote the health and well-being of a person. Commonly people also call it Essential Oil Therapy, a name it earned by the use of essential oils during the treatment. This treatment uses aromatic essential oils as medicinal agents to improve the health of your body, mental health as well as heal spirituality. Therefore, this is a therapy capable of enhancing physical as well as emotional health.
This treatment may sound quite modern to you but its inspiration is very very old. People have used aromatherapy for thousands of years. Ancient cultures in China, India, Egypt, etc. incorporated aromatic plant components in resins, balms, and oils. These natural substances were used for medical and religious purposes. They were believed to have both physical and psychological benefits.
Effects of Aroma Therapy:
Aromatherapy is thought of as both an art and a science. Recently, it has gained more recognition in the fields of science and medicine. Aroma Therapy has various effects on your health, both mental and physical. Aromatherapy has an array of effects. It is believed to be effective to manage pain, improve sleep quality, reduce stress, agitation, and anxiety, soothe sore joints, treat headaches and migraines, eases side effects of chemotherapy, ease discomforts of labor, fight bacteria, virus, or fungus, improve digestion, improve hospice and palliative care, boost immunity and many other possible effects are still under debate. Surprised? Yes, you must be surprised to discover how massage therapy is capable of tranquilizing so many issues. If you find it surprising and a solution to so many of your problems, try visiting Rapid City Massage who offers this exotic therapy.
How does Aroma Therapy treatment work?
Aromatherapy works through the sense of smell and skin absorption using products such as diffusers, aromatic spritzers, inhalers, bathing salts, body oils, creams, or lotions for massage or topical application, facial steamers, hot and cold compresses, clay masks, etc. Any of these combinations can work for you and it’s as much alone. There are nearly one hundred types of essential oils available. Generally, people use the most popular oils.
Essential oils are easily available but it’s very important that the one you are using has zero additives or synthetic ingredients, only then can you avail all the natural goodness and best results.
Popular Essential Oils:
The most popular essential oils used in Aroma Therapy are clary sage, cypress, eucalyptus, fennel, geranium, ginger, helichrysum, lavender, lemon, lemongrass, mandarin, neroli, patchouli, peppermint, Roman chamomile, rose, rosemary, tea tree, vetiver, ylang-ylang, etc.
You can use essential oils in any number of ways other than the Aroma Therapy. For example, add them to body lotions or carrier oils, and then apply them topically. Try enhancing a facial toner, shampoo, or conditioner with essential oils. Or incorporate them into liquid soap, toothpaste, or mouthwash. You can also diffuse or spritz the oils throughout a room or pour them into a bath.
Say Bye-Bye to all these issues and go try this therapy.