Aromatherapy and Essential Oils

What practices make aromatherapy effective

Aromatherapy Treatment can be administered via massage, bathing, inhalation, compresses, tonics, creams, oils & lotions, flower waters, mouthwashes and gargles. Some oils can also be applied neat or used internally when under the supervision of a trained practitioner, although this method is restricted to France where Aromatherapists are also doctors. Inhalation is thought to be the most direct and rapid …


When did true aromatherapy first developed

The history of Aromatherapy can be traced back more than 4,000 years to the time when the ancient Egyptians used herbs and spices such as frankincense, myrrh, cinnamon and juniper berry when preserving the bodies of their royalty and the women of the time would use fragranced oils on their bodies after bathing to protect them from the drying effects …

Who discover essential oil

Its really hard to say. Experts believe essential oils were discovered in Bulgaria thousands of years ago. At the time Bulgaria had a bustling industry of alcohol distilleries, and its believed that someone got a bit clever and decided to throw in some additions which contained essential oils. It makes since. The process is very similar and Bulgaria is famous …

Is peppermint oil is good for shingles and what other essential oils can be used

I have had direct experience using this for client care and hearing uniformly positive feedback. One DOES NOT , however, apply pure peppermint oil- far too harsh. Making a strong peppermint tea (say 4 bags to a pint) and apply compresses and as a wash to the affected area as needed. One could add a very well mixed DROP of …

What is frankincense essential oil used for

Frankinsence essential oil uses Frankincense is one of the oils that can really calm and soothe the whole body and mind. It eases all aches and pains, clears the lungs and acts as a skin tonic. Burners and vaporizers In vapor therapy, frankincense can be used for bronchitis, colds, coughs and voice loss, as well as to calm the mind, …