by Sumedha Rewar
Aromatherapy has a lot to do with getting rid of the stresses in your life. The highly concentrated essence of plants and flowers can help in reducing stress levels. The oils are present in leaves, flowers, twigs, bark or fruit rind. These oils are used alone or in combination to get the desired effect. It is important to understand the aromatherapy and its applications before using any oil. The art of using oil to heal body and mind can be helpful in making you feel great from inside and outside.
Essential oils give immediate impact on our sense of smelling. These oils when inhaled give stimulation and transmission of impulse to make the emotional balance in the brain. It relates to blood circulation, breathing and memory linking of a person. The oil properties and its fragrance determine the stimulation of these systems.
Essential oils used in massages are absorbed by the skin and it penetrates to the bloodstream and transported to the organs of the body. This is the reason that you shouldn’t immediately take bath after getting massage.
Reduction of stress
We all want to get rid of the stress and hence, look for the ways to sooth body and mind by some or the other means. Aromatherapy has stress relieving properties and you can get perfect harmony and calming effect on your mind by the use of certain oils:
|ESSENTIAL OIL||EFFECT ON THE BODY|
|Amber||Calming and relaxing effect on body|
|Basil||Soothing effect on mind|
|Bergamot||Increases well being|
|Chamomile Blue||Keeps you relaxed|
|Clary Sage||Relaxes mind and muscles|
|Jasmine Oil||Relieves insomnia|
|French Lavender||Calming effect|
|Lime||Clears mind and gives fresh feel|
|Mandarin Red||Relieves anxiety, stress, tension and insomnia|
|Rosemary||Stimulates the spirit|
|Rosewood||Relieves tiredness, stress and nervousness|
|Tangerine||Relieves stress and worries by calming nerves|
|Thyme||Reduces anxiety and stressfulness|
There is no definite medical study about these oils, but the science is practiced from thousands of years with measurable results. Many essential oils are used these days in body products and aroma burners as they do have a great affect on your body and mind. Try out the nature’s remedies to relieve the daily stresses and stay away from the forthcoming negative effects of stress on your body and mind.
Sumedha Rewaris an expert in aroma-therapy and has experience in sharing valuable information for Reiki and Yoga articles as well. She is eager to know about the newest trends in the market and researching about them in the best way. Her experiments in essential oils with the scientific study have motivated her towards sharing the valuable information for the same.