What most people don’t realize, is that the essential oils used in aromatherapy have a potential that extends far beyond producing a nice smell. They were, in fact, mankind’s first medicine. Through their combined influences of fragrance, aromatic molecules and frequency, essential oils can affect you emotionally, mentally and physically.
In recent years, aromatherapy has become quite mainstream in popular thinking. However, the image that generally comes to mind relates entirely to its fragrance, used for relaxation or to cover odors.
Ways to use an essential oils so effectively:
Aromatically: The first, and simplest, way to use essential oils is through inhalation. There are a few ways you can do this:
- Inhaling the fragrance directly from the bottle
- Wearing an oil as your perfume, and then letting the body’s warmth to diffuse the used oil
- Diffusing the oil with a