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Using Aromatherapy to Heal Your Body

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is using scents to heal your body. Different smells will create healing for different ailments. Aromatherapy is a simple and an easy way to heal symptoms. Some essential oils you can just smell, others you spray or put directly on the skin, and some can be used as a compress.

If you inhale lavender oil and cinnamon oil, these two Aromatherapy essential oils can help you be less stressed. These are calming herbs and can do wonders to help you through stressful times. There are many ways to inhale essential oils in Aromatherapy. You can use a diffuser which will put the smell of the oil into the air. You can inhale it directly from the bottle or you can put a few drops in a bowl of very hot, steamy water and put a towel over your head, while inhaling the scent. Having a bottle of the oil on your desk at work and can really pick you up if you're stressed on those kinds of days.

If you need something to wake you up, try inhaling vanilla essential oil. It will perk you up when you are feeling sluggish. Try keeping a bottle of this essential oil with you while you're on the go to give you more energy. It can be also used the different ways mentioned above as well. This is a great pick me up for the office.

Try Chamomile oil for sore muscles. If you're working out, you can massage this oil into the sore muscles to help alleviate the pain as an aromatherapy method. Bay oil can be used for sore muscles, as well as, to relieve headaches by just smelling the oil. These are good oils to use after a tough workout at the gym.

These essential oils can be tucked away in your pocket or purse, kept in the car, or a locker for the times they are needed. Try experimenting with one or two to see how wonderful an affect they have on your senses. Buying a collection of them as a gift can be a welcomed gift too.

To enhance your mood or help with mild depression, try Gardenia essential oil. You can put a few drops in your bath to help take away moodiness.

These essential oils can be tucked away in your pocket or purse, kept in the car, or a locker for the times they are needed. Try experimenting with one or two to see how wonderful an affect they have on your senses. Buying a collection of them as a gift can be a welcomed gift too.

  • If you plan on using essential oils internally as an Aromatherapy method you should consult a professional herbalist.


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