Aromatherapy Research Paper

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Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of plant derived essential oils to promote physical and psychological well-being. Essential oils or aromatherapy oils have been around for thousands of years based on accounts that place the first uses of aromatherapy in 3,000 BC by the Egyptian people.

Essential oils are the life force of plants. Aromatherapy is a psychological system of healing, a holistic approach to health and well-being by means of aromas which are scents derived from the plant kingdom. The oils are made from plants and herbs, fruit, flowers, bark and other types of organic materials.

The power of fragrance is used to influence and alter our emotional moods. Their aroma assists in balancing, stimulating, relaxing, invigorating and …show more content…

Many people also use the essential oils to make lotions that can be applied at any time or place. Although its name suggests that it is primarily a form of aroma or smell therapy, the essential oils are, in fact, intended mainly to be absorbed into the body via the skin, through massage, and the lungs, through …show more content…

With the use of the proper essential oils, you are sure to reap the benefits of aromatherapy, no matter how you implement it.

Because so many people use aromatherapy to relieve stress and anxiety, I wanted to talk about two essentials that work extremely well together to relieve these. The first of these is Bergamot. Bergamot oil is foremost considered a miraculous neuro-tonic and a powerful helper against depression caused by fatigue or unreleased tensions and frustrations. Bergamot stimulates the pancreas and the liver in some people, has shown anti-microbial effects in some studies, especially on the bronchies, and may offer support in cases of slow digestion and hypertension.

The other is Lavender. Lavender is among the safest and most widely used of all aromatherapy oils. It relieves muscle pain, migraines and other headaches, and inflammation. It is also one of the most antiseptic essential oils, treating many types of infection, including lung, sinus, vaginal, and especially candida infections. Of several fragrances tested by aromatherapy researchers, lavender was most effective at relaxing brain waves and reducing

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