AROMATHERAPY

Smell is a potent wizard that transports you across thousands of miles and all the years you have lived.   Helen Keller

 

The practice of aromatherapy involves the use of a plant's aroma-producing oils, otherwise known as essential oils, to enhance and balance physical, mental, spiritual and psychological well-being.

 

The quality of these essential oils, which can be extracted from the flower, leaf, stalk, bark, rind or root of a plant, is vital as it determines if a certain blend will have the ability to unleash its full effect.

Modern usage of aromatherapy, a refined and powerful healing art based on ancient knowledge, is constantly growing as more and more people uncover the natural potential encapsulated in essential oils.

 

It is believed that these oils can stimulate nerves in the nose, sending impulses to the part of the brain that controls memory and emotion, thus changing one's state of mind.

Mood enhancement is a benefit of many oil blends, and some essential oils can trigger specific emotions.

 

For instance, certain blends can be used to boost one’s self-esteem, while other combinations are known to lift the spirit or increase the overall level of happiness. Mood, thoughts and emotions are great determining factors in the quality of life we experience, so how could we possibly ignore the wonderful, natural elements of essential oils that have the power to improve our lives?