Posted by Gravitate Master on 10/26/2010 to Aromatherapy
Essential oils are used with aromatherapy. Research has proven time and time again how beneficial oils are for our body. Essential oils allow a person to receive natural medicinal help, all without putting harmful chemicals in ones body.
There are a few different ways that oils are applied to the body. Aromatherapy is one of those ways. It uses the oils smells to bring about a reaction with your body and mind, improving many of the bodys symptoms and feelings.
Aromatherapy has long been linked to helping with relaxation. It can also be used with helping out common ailments as well. And it helps these ailments in a safe way, unlike traditional drugs.
One way to use aromatherapy is through direct inhalation. For example, you can inhale eucalyptus oil and it can help break up cold congestion you may be suffering from. Lavender, when inhaled, can help with sleeplessness.
Aromatic oils can also be applied to the body. Massage is a common treatment option. Aromatic oils can help with sore muscles and skin problems.
When considering using essential oils it is important to know how they are used. Talk to your aromatherapist for suggestions he or she may have with essential oils that you should try out.
They will also be able to give your instructions on how to properly use the oils on your body. Certain oils may work through air diffusion, but not be able to be applied directly on the skin through massage. It is important to know how to properly use the oil before using it.