What is Aromatherapy?

 

image Someone asked me about aromatherapy and as I went into my long winded discussion about the benefits, I decided writing about it would be a good way to get information. Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine using scents and essential oils to affect a person’s mood and health. Many people find aromatherapy helpful in massage practices, medicines, fresheners, and topical applications.

Aromatherapy has been around for over 6000 years. It has many ways it can be used aerial diffusion, direct inhalation, and topically. Aromatherapy can also be used to treat some illness and infection. It is ideal in the treatment of some infections. I found it quite surprising to know that aromatherapy can have such a powerful physical impact on your body. Before, I would never have thought that aromatherapy could be used for anything other than just making the home smell nice. It’s nice to find it can be used for so many wonderful uses. The effects of aromatherapy are so vast and widely used that you can find them just about everywhere. From essential oils to room fragrances you can always find a functional use for aromatherapy. If you really want to learn more great information in more detail you can check out some of these sites Aromaweb, Wikipedia, and Aromatherapy. These sites a full of helpful information.

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