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Herbal Wellness

Aromatherapy

What is Aromatherapy?

SPAromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
SPThe inhaled aroma from these "essential" oils is widely believed to stimulate brain function. It is also believed that essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.
SPA form of alternative medicine, aromatherapy is gaining momentum. It is used for a variety of applications, including pain relief, mood enhancement and increased cognitive function.
SPThere are a wide number of essential oils available, each with its own healing properties.

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