Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic vegetable oils, including essential oils, used for physical and psychological well-being. Those who are dedicated to aromatherapy mix essential oils depending on the condition to be treated in each person and suggest the way to use it that can be topical, massage, inhaled or in immersion baths.
The different aromas and components of the oils produce different emotional and physical results. Oil can improve the emotional well-being of a person if its aroma is spread throughout a room or when inhaled directly. It also helps to concentrate. The characteristic aroma of different oils acts as a relaxant relieving stress, anxiety and depression. If what affects us is a body pain, we can massage with lemongrass oil, for example, and that will calm the muscle pain.
A common condition among men is prostatic hyperplasia, which by its nature is benign and manifests itself after the age of 40, when this disease becomes malignant, in most cases contained within the gland, but in some cases it can be manifested outside the gland. This is one of the cases, in which regular aromatherapy treatment can improve overall health and well-being. Also in cases such as anxiety, stress, headaches and insomnia, and in women in menstrual and premenstrual pain.
It is advisable in clinical cases, to have the collaboration of our treating doctor who will tell us the best way to use the essential oil. There is no age at which it cannot be used, it helps both elderly and young people, if the body has an imbalance in the endocrine or immunological system, the essential oils specific to each condition can help the homeostasis and regulate the supply of hormones and the fight against infections.
The stimulating effect of a massage on the skin improves the elasticity and capillary circulation while increasing the nutrition of the skin tissues. The influence on the nervous system thanks to its calming effect on the nerve endings calms and relaxes the whole body.
The use of aromatherapy with essential oils in the bathroom is a simple and pleasant way to relax and receive the therapeutic benefits of the treatment. The water itself is therapeutic and its powers can be increased with the addition of essential oils. It is recommended to add no more than 10 drops of essential oil, which may be the mixture of several types of oil, to the water in the bathtub, and not add anything else like foam or bath oil.
Eucalyptus essential oil is one of the best known for its antiseptic and decongesting quality; it is used in aromatherapy to reduce the negative effect of flu, colds, colds and other nasal diseases. It is also effective to repel insects.