What’s That Smell?

What is aromatherapy? Is it walking into your house and smelling a fresh from the oven apple pie or the scent of the person that makes your heart race. If you said yes you wouldn’t be totally wrong because those definitely aid in improving your state of mind. In actuality what aromatherapy is a holistic healing that uses natural plant extracts to promote health and well being. Aromatherapy dates back to ancient cultures in China, India , Egypt and regions where aromatic plants in resins, balms and oils are used for medical, religious purposes and are known for physical and psychological benefits.

How does it work for you ,you ask ? Aromatherapy works through your sense of smell and by absorbing through skin. There are several delivery methods to choose from including diffusers, spritzers, inhalers, bathing salts, body oils, creams or lotions for massage or topical application to name a few.

The benefits of aromatherapy are a full array from managing pain, better sleep, stress reduction, migraine headache relief, better digestion, ease side effects of chemotherapy and most importantly in the current world we live it boosts our all important immunity systems.

As you take your journey in exploring the uses of essential oils, take note how different oils and methods affect you. I wish you well as you discover how your life will change for the better. Now go enjoy a slice of that pie before it’s cold. 

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