Having a stressful mind and exhausted body is quite common these days, all thanks to our hectic professional lift and overloading household chores. Is there any escape to it? Well, we actually cannot avoid all the tensions that come along with the work but an aromatherapy session can definitely make our weekends happier and better.
What is Aromatherapy ?
It is a form of alternative medicine that uses aromatic plant oils and other aromatic compounds for altering one’s cognitive, psychological and physical well being. Essential oils that are used for the massage are 100% original and have their own therapeutic qualities. They are available to cure almost any kind of sickness and that is why, these days, aromatherapy is becoming popular not only in spas but in homes as well. One can treat depression, asthma, congestion, insomnia, muscle tension and hypertension easily with the help of the oils.
How Essential Oils Work ?
When these oils are applied to the body, they penetrate the skin with the help of sweat glands and hair follicles. This way, they get absorbed into the body fluids. That is when their wonders begins. Depending on the type of oil chosen, you will being receiving different benefits. Some will help relax body and mind, alleviate stress and some will strength the immune system by killing harmful bacteria and virus.
Here are the most popular oils for mind and body healing:
- Stress – Clary, Lemon, Sage, Lavender
- Insomnia – Clary, Sage, German Chamomile, Marjoram
- Depression – Lemon, Bergamot, Nutmeg
- Lack of Energy – Grapefruit, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Lemon Grass
Amy Screamer is a professional guest writer who is interested in writing articles about massage therapy on behalf of Holistic Therapy Cheltenham.