1. What is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is a traditional therapy to improve mind, body and spiritual health using essential aromatic oils or herbs.
2. What are the product and techniques used for aromatherapy treatment?
Aromatherapy works on the sense of smell and skin absorption; the different products used are diffusers, inhalers, bathing salts, body oils, creams, lotions, facial steamers, clay masks and hot and cold compresses.
3. How beneficial is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy can relieve pain, relax sore joints, treat headaches, provide better sleep quality and help fight bacterial, fungal and viral infections. It also improves digestion and increases immunity.
4. What kind of essential oils are used in romatherapy?
The oils which are in use for aromatherapy are
5. How does aromatherapy work?
Aromatherapy works by the inhalation of the molecules of aromatic oils, which stimulates the nerves of smell. When the smells reach the brain, the limbic system, which is linked to heart rate, blood pressure, stress, memory and hormonal balance, is stimulated. Essential oils applied through massage, baths and lotions helps the molecule to be absorbed by the skin.