What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy, a term coined by French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse in 1937, is the holistic practice of using essential oils extracted from plants, flowers, herbs, spices and trees to enhance the body's ability to balance and improve the physical, psychological and spiritual well-being.
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are concentrated, volatile, aromatic compounds that are extracted, or distilled; from plants, flowers, herbs, spices and trees. It is the essential oils that give the plants their unmistakable fragrances! Think; walking through a forest and smelling the Spruce or Cedar trees, or an Orange grove in Florida or Arizona.... or roses!
How can Aromatherapy benefit you?
Aromatherapy - the use of essential oils - can bring relief from the following issues:
- Muscle/joint soreness and pain
- Osteoarthritis, Neuralgia
- PMS and menopause by balancing hormones
- Sleep irregularities
- Anxiety, depression, stress
- Headaches and migraines
- Psoriasis, eczema, acne
- Strengthen immune system
- Support digestive issues
- Increase energy...
*While essential oils can help alleviate symptoms, they work in conjunction with traditional medical treatment and are not meant to replace medical advice or treatment you've been prescribed.