Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils and hydrosols (micro molecules of essential oils), which promotes personal, emotional, physical health and harmony. Concentrated essences from plants obtained, usually by a process of distillation, in which the plants are heated in a special water pot, into a so called distillation apparatus derived so that its aromatic oils from the plants to be released as a vapor and the vapor then cooled is placed in a liquid state.
The essential oil contains the value and characteristic odor of the plant.
In aromatherapy blend scientific field in chemistry, botany and physiology with the healing art of essential oils
The healing properties of the organic chemical component is achieved through inhalation or direct application of essential oils and hydrosols.
Central issues in the practice of aromatherapy are:
The connection between mind and body
The powerful effects of botanical remedies to human health.
Part of nature to be - essential oils are tools of healing in combining science. By topical application and inhalation, they seem to affect our whole being and promote vital health and well being.
The practice of aromatherapy as a form of healing has been well received, and as with all forms of science, it is more and more it is practiced, the more it is used.
Recent developments in aromatherapy are the development of high standards of education, practice and certification for aromatherapists.
The quality of essential oils
The quality of an ethereal oil is affected by the age of the plant and the harvest time, the soil and water conditions. It is therefore of utmost importance that the "aroma therapist" who buys oils from a reliable source. For use in aromatherapy, only pure natural oils are accepted unchanged.
Essential oils and the human body
Aroma-therapists to understand the context of the human body and its associated systems. Essential oils are by inhalation and application used to treat their patients.
Inhalation by inhalation: the molecules are absorbed into the bloodstream through the lungs and nose. The steam enters the "limbic" system of the brain, which is responsible for, among other feelings and emotions
Used externally, Essential oils are used to treat skin diseases to bring in balance, and to treat muscles and internal organs.
In the beauty and cosmetics you are accustomed to treat it skin problems, promote muscle relaxation exercises and massages to general feelings of well being and joy.
They are usually mixed in carrier oil such as sesame oil, or macadamia or apricot kernel oil, and others. In a beauty salon or spa use is 1-3 drops in a vaporizer or hot towels for facials
A trained esthetician / therapist is working with its customers to pick out individual oils or vote for on their specific profile. The essential oils have to be well matched to deal with the underlying causes better.
In the treatment of muscle pain with essential oils should, for example, the therapist / esthetician respond not only to the muscle tension, but to treat his patient also mentally and emotionally in order to reduce stress and mental pressure that is caused as a result of muscle tension.
Self care with aromatherapy
Essential oils can be used by application or inhalation at home: they reduce cold stress, muscle pain and are for first aid measures are well suited.
When these oils are to be inhaled, it is advisable to use a diffuse.
The inhalation of essential oils is advised when memories and emotions, which in turn stimulate a positive response trigger throughout the system. E.G. the smell of oranges and reminiscent of summer leisure and cause of joy, carefree relaxation all excited by this fresh enjoyment. Due to the composition and combination of many essential oils a massage or inhalation of a specific essential oil or combination of oils can produce a relaxed or stimulated action of complete rest wellbeing. Since essential oils are inhaled while you travel through the bloodstream of the body, its regular use positively affect the harmony of the entire body.
The use of essential oils on the application
They are commonly used in baths for body and face care for the home care and beauty salons and spas for massage therapy, facial and scalp massage and warm compresses as previously mentioned.
Using essential oils in everyday life (at home and beauty salon / SPA) or spas
Baden 5 drops of essential oil in the bath tub with warm water. Mix well by hand. Enjoy for 10-20 minutes.
Body lotion or oil
Take a fragrance-free body lotion or oil and mix it ½ to 1 teaspoon of essential oil and rub one including her body.
Dr. Baumann bionome SPA (face and body tonics)
Mint body tonic stimulating, refreshing, decongestant, cramp-relieving
Orange has Uplifting, fresh, relaxing and gives you a joyful feeling.
Rose body tonic soothes and gives a good sense of wellbeing.
Light it up a candle and wait until the wax begins to melt now they spread 1-2 drops of essential oil of your choice to the melting wax. (Avoid flammable wick)
Distribute 1-2 drops of essential oil on cotton balls to the fragrance to diffuse. Lavender promotes restful sleep.
Diffusers are used to promote wonderful aromas and a pleasant feeling in every room.
Drawer and shelf-lining
Place a few drops of your favorite essential oil on cotton balls and rub one the lining inside of the drawer. Avoid contact with clothing or linens, for the oil to dry.
Basil and pine are good for kitchen cabinets.
Replace the faded scent of your favorite pot and poured three drops of essential oil into it (a little stirring to disperse the oil.)
Use 4 drops per cup of warm (not hot) water to buy a plant for the fragrance to diffuse into the air. Avoid contact with wood furniture.
(Ask your Skinologist or beauty salon / SPA Expert)
Essential oils and common problems:
Acne bergamot, tea tree, lavender and geranium, lemongrass used in a facial massage or cold compress
Back pain chamomile, eucalyptus, lavender balm, rosemary aromatherapy massage
Cellulite, orange and grapefruit-Apply 2-5 drops of bath oil and mix with sesame oil or apricot kernel oil and firmly massage affected areas.
Colds and coughs eucalyptus, peppermint, lavender, rosemary, sandalwood. Gentle neck massage, inhalation and complement bathwate
Shed lavender, rosemary, cypress. Use a shampoo and head massage
Depression lavender, orange, lemon balm, geranium use in the body and foot massage and paste bathwater
Eczema, lavender, sandalwood, geranium to add cypress bath water (after Dub Test)
Headaches, lavender, peppermint, rose, rosemary, chamomile, - massage your shoulders, neck, scalp and face gently
Insomnia, lavender, neroli - Have a gentle back massage, add 2-5 drops to bath water, or 2 drops on a cotton ball and rub over pillows
Muscle pain, lavender, rosemary, marjoram, eucalyptus massage affected area use cold or warm compresses
Nausea, lavender, orange, peppermint-Inhale 2 drops in a tissue
Stress, lavender, lemongrass, orange, neroli, jasmine. Enjoy a body, neck and face massage and add essential oils and soak in a bath for 15-20 minutes
Varicose veins, Cypress and geranium Apply a gentle massage around veins and use a cold compress
The Essential oils add to their live, you can benefit a number of applications for health, wellness, healing, and do not forget to sensory experiences in life
The above information is from:
The Encyclopedia of Complementary Medicine
A complete guide to alternative health care and the Tao of Health, Sex and Longevity. A modern, practical approach to the old way of Daniel Reid
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