Aroma Therapy is a treatment of scents and holistic treatment for caring for the body with pleasant smelling botanical oils such as lemon, lavender, peppermint, and rose oil and these oils are added during the bath season and inhaled directly or diffused to scent in an entire room. These essential oils are extracted from plants, trees, flowers, fruits, bark, and seeds with distinctive therapeutic psychological and physiological properties which improve and prevent illness.
Aromatherapy is used to relieve the pain, care for skins and alleviate tension and it promotes relaxation to the entire body. Essential oils when inhaled, work on the brain and nervous system through stimulation of olfactory nerves.
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils for their scent and therapeutic effect. Many people think solely of essential oils when they think of aromatherapy oils. But aromatherapy oils can include all the different types of ails that help in the practice of aromatherapy. Here are some of the oils that can be used in aromatherapy.
Essential oils are the most commonly used aromatherapy oils. Essential oils are extracted from plants by steam distillation. The essential oils have a scent that has therapeutic effect. Different essential oils have different effects. Not all essential oils are safe for use in aromatherapy. Some unsafe aromatherapy oils include bitter almond, mug work mustered, arnica, onion, pennyroyal, rue, garlic, horseradish and wormwood.
Absolutes are more concentrated then other essential oils. Absolutes are extracted from plants through chemical expression, instead of steam distillation. Absolutes contain trace amount of solvent, which may cause on allergic reaction in some people. Absolutes are not as natural as essential oils, because of the chemical process involved the oils. These highly concentrated and thick.