Aromatherapy is a holistic therapy which makes use of volatile liquid extracts from plant materials known as essential oils. This is helpful for both preventive & curative health care.
Aromatherapy heals through the olfactory (sense of smell) and the limbic systems of the human body.
The essential oils are extracted from different parts of the herbal plant namely the leaves, the bark, the stem, the flowers or the roots.
Since time immemorial, these essential oils have been found to have a profound effect on the mind, emotions, the skin and the body.
The mode of application of these essential oils involves the following: aromatic oil massage, herbal compresses, baths, inhalations and aerial diffusion.
Aromatherapy is highly effective in the management of stress, anxiety, depression, anger, digestive and respiratory ailments, and helps boost the immune system.
Aromatherapy also helps in the detoxification and rejuvenation of the body.
These oils are highly concentrated and require expertise and professional knowledge to use them in the right proportion and manner to achieve the beneficial effectiveness.