Benefits of Aromatherapy

 

Aromatherapy and essential oils is rising in popularity, as a matter of fact, I am willing to guarantee that you’ve at least heard of it before. Maybe you have heard of aromatherapy, but you still don’t have a very good understanding of it. It is important to understand the purpose and advantages of it, so that it what we will learn today! Aromatherapy at its base it essentially using naturally extracted pure essential oil in a diffuser (one of many methods) to better our quality of life. Those who take advantage of Aromatherapy use it to relax and stimulate the mind. Originally, many aromatherapy users were using it for its holistic approaches; however, now people use essential oils for everyday use around there home. Using these oils in the home is something that everyone can benefit from, I have compiled a short list of three ways we can use aromatherapy to improve our daily lives!

 

Stress Relief

Stress is something that we all have in our lives whether we like it or not. Many people use aromatherapy for stress and anxiety relief. The aromatic compounds from certain oils help to soothe not only your mind, but also your body to leave you with a feeling of relaxation. This is not just a holistic approach of this either, science has come to the conclusion that natural herbs can help remedy certain ailments; stress is one of these ailments.

Oils for Stress Relief

  • Sweet Orange
  • Lavender
  • Peppermint

 

Sleeping Aid

I wish I had this list when I was younger! No matter what stage you are at in life, sleep is something that we could all have more of.  This is possibly the most important part of aromatherapy because if you don’t sleep well then you will be more stressed and not have as much energy. Aromatherapy can relax your body so much that it actually helps you to wind down enough to sleep. Although it is not full proof, many people with Insomnia have even stated that using essential oils has helped them sleep tremendously better.

Oils for Sleeping

  • Lavender
  • Lime
  • Cedarwood

 

Boost Energy

We all lead very busy lives and we could also all use more energy. I think we can all agree that a little extra energy to help your child with their homework or play catch with them would be great! In society we usually tend to rely on coffee or energy drinks to give us that pick me up; however, we all know that these things aren’t very good for our heart or our overall health. We usually tend to rely on these things so much that once we are taken off of it we experience negative effects. In the Aromatherapy society don’t need to rely on such folly things because we have essential oils! Essential oils are completely natural so there are no negative effects. Look down below for some oils that will help you combat the day and be most productive.

  • Peppermint
  • Tea Tree
  • Rosemary

 

Conclusion

No matter what your personal reason is for using essential oils, I think we can all agree that they not only smell good, but they also are very helpful. Comment below what is your favorite benefit of essential oils?


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