What are essential oils and how to use them in aromatherapy?
Essential oils have been used throughout history in many cultures. For example, the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Europeans and Chinese have used them for centuries for maintaining their health, beauty, emotional balance and in their spiritual practices.
Essential oils can improve our mental, physical and emotional state, have a preventive and therapeutic effect. By using essential oils, we can:
- Preserve and improve our health
- Heal all kinds of health problems
What is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is a process of using pure, therapeutic essential oils for the purpose of improving health on a physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual level.
Not all oils are of the same quality - factors that affect the quality of therapeutic oil are chemotype, method of plant cultivation, parts of the plants that were used in the production, method of production, lot number.
How do essential oils work?
There are special receptors on our organs, tissues, skin, muscles and endocrine glands that store emotional information. Essential oil molecules can bind themselves to these receptors and they are able to recognize the problem in your body and heal it.
In the following posts, I will share my experiences and knowledge about the essential oils that I have been using for years and that I gladly recommend to all my clients.
There are many different companies that produce essential oils and my company of choice is YOUNGLIVING, which is #1 in the world in terms of the quality of their essential oils..
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