What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy also known as Aromatic Medicine, is a multifaceted and well established healing art which has a background steeped in tradition supported by an increasingly documented body of scientific knowledge.
Aromatherapy is undoubtedly the "missing link" everyone has been looking for. the therapy of the third millennium. Aromatherapy has the unique ability of balancing all aspects relating to our spiritual, mental, emotional and physical unity.
Aromatherapy is a Healing Art and a Science which utilises different aromatic plant materials to trigger the healing responses of our spirit, body and mind.
Aromatherapy is an integral part of preventative treatment for imbalances of the mind, the body, the soul/spirit and the emotions.
Aromatherapy is a therapeutic treatment which enhances well-being, relieves stress and helps in the rejuvenation and regulation of the human body.
Clinical Aromatherapy is the advanced modality of aromatherapy which merges the intuitive vibrational healing art with scientific practices to achieve the most effective results.
Aromatherapy practitioners utilise many natural, volatile essences, usually referred to as essential oils and ethereal oils which promote and enhance spiritual, physical, mental and emotional health and well being.
What are Essential Oils?
- Essential oils are secondary aromatic plant products, which are stored in pockets in various parts of the plant, related directly to the plant species.
- Essential oils are sometimes defined as the signature or identity of individual aromatic plants, the have the energetic blueprint of the plant from which they derive.
- Each molecule of essential oil is a unique combination of a large number of natural, organic chemical plant constituents.
Which are the main ways of using Essential Oils?
The most common methods of essential oil use are the following