Humanity will be saved through the flower. -Huvenol
Classification of Aromatherapy:
Cosmetic aromatherapy: This therapy utilizes certain essential oils for skin, body, faceand hair cosmetic products. These products are used for theirvarious effects as cleansing, moisturizing, drying and toning. A healthy skin can be obtained by use of essential oils in facial products. On a personal level, cosmetic aromatherapy of full-body or foot bath will be a simple and an effective way tohave an experience. Similarly, few drops of appropriate oil gives a rejuvenating and revitalizing experience. Massage aromatherapy: The use of grape seed, almond, or jojoba oil-in pure vegetable oils-during massage has been shown to have wonderful effects.This is also known as the healing touch of massage therapy. Medical aromatherapy: The founder of modern aromatherapy Rene-Maurice Gatte-Fosse has used essential oils to massage patients during surgery, thus utilizing the medical aromatherapy knowledge of the effect of essential oils on promoting and treating clinically diagnosed medical ailments. Olfactory aromatherapy: Inhalation of essential oils has given rise to olfactory aromatherapy, where simple inhalation has resulted in enhanced emotional wellness, calmness, relaxation or rejuvenation of the human body. The release of stress is welded with pleasurable scents which unlock odor memories. Essential oils are complementary to medical treatment and should never be taken as a replacement for it. Psycho-aromatherapy: In psycho-aromatherapy, certain states of moods and emotions can be obtained by these oils giving the pleasure of relaxation, invigoration or a pleasant memory. The inhalation of the oils in this therapy is direct though the infusion in the room of a patient. Psycho-aromatherapy and aromacology, both deal with the study and effects of aroma be it natural or synthetic. Psycho-aromatherapy has limited itself with study of natural essential oils.
Essential oils used in aromatherapy: A systemic review- Babar Ali et al.
Essential Oils by Healing Action:
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea): uterine tonic, support during menstruation, antispasmodic, aphrodesiac, skin tonic (controls oil production, helps reduce wrinkles, helps to control acne, helps to clear cellulite), helps to regulate cortisol levels, antimicrobial
Eucalyptus (E. globulus): immunostimulant, helps to clear cystitis, affinity for the respiratory system (remedy for sore throat, catarrh, cough, bronchitis) helps with aches and pains, anti-arthritic
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens): helps to clear skin issues such as eczema, remedy for aging skin, anti-fungal, anti-anxiety, antibacterial, antidiabetic, insect repellent, nervine, sedative, helps in cases of endometriosis, calms pain
Lavender (Lavandula officinalis): sedative, mental health support, anti-anxiety, antibacterial, antifungal, vulnerary, calms headaches, used for pain management, immunostimulant, support for menstrual issues
Lemon (Citrus limon): antiseptic, astringent, detoxifying, clears and brightens skin, immunostimulant, digestive, helps with pain management, antiemetic,decreases nausea, mood lifter
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