Give the Gift of Well-Being with Aromatherapy!
I had such a nice response from our readers about yesterday’s aromatherapy article that I thought I’d write a little more today about it. I thought I’d share with you all what type of reaction is provoked by certain essential and precious oils’ individual scents. Additionally I will list my favorite brands that use aromatherapy for its beneficial therapeutic effects as well.
Keep in mind there are many uses for aromatherapy other than skincare. Also keep in mind that they need to be used correctly in order to be effective and safe. This is just a brief overview of some uses in skin, bath and body care. Additionally, there is a lot more to this science such as blending, using the correct carrier oils, using quality ingredients and much more.
Therapeutic Uses for blends:
These are some of the product descriptions I found in Aromatherapy Associates Miniature Bath and Shower Oil Collection when I read about some of the products in the set individually. This is probably going to be the gift I give most this year. It is the most amazing gift that will put a huge smile on the faces of all those on your gift list and it’s under 50 dollars! It’s like the gift of beauty, pampering and health all in one package. It will make whoever receives it feel very special. And that’s what the season is all about!
One blend of Pink Grapefruit, Rosemary and Juniper Berry helps to revive you from feeling sluggish.
Wild Chamomile, Petitgrain and Frankincense blend helps to clear your mind and focus your thoughts.
Geranium, Frankincense and Rose to helps to create a sense of harmony to the body and mind.
Lavender and Peppermint blend will relieve the feeling of being hot and bothered.
Eucalyptus, Pine and Tea Tree are effective in stimulating your senses, and have long been used to clear the head, nose and chest.
Vetivert, Chamomile and Sandalwood instills peace and tranquility.
Geranium, Patchouli and Ylang Ylang blend is perfect for uplifting and energizing.
Here are a few definitions I found on Dictionary.com and Wikipedia.
aromatherapy a•ro•ma•ther•a•py (ə-rō'mə-thěr'ə-pē)
The use of selected fragrant substances in lotions and inhalants in an effort to affect mood and promote health.
Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils, and similar aromatic compounds from plants, for the purpose of improving a person's mood, cognitive function or health.