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Aromatherapy: What are the benefits and how it can work for you
Aromatherapy is the use of aroma compounds such as essential oils, and natural aromatic plant extracts to promote holistic healing and improve psychological and physical well-being. Aromatherapy has been done for centuries by ancient civilizations, energy healers, and modern day therapist and physicians. It is thought that aromatherapy can help relieve stress, anxiety, help sleep, and is a mood elevator. There is mixed reviews from the science community in regards to the effectiveness of aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy works by activating the smell receptors in your nose, which send messages to your brain. Experts agree that some oils may activate certain areas of your brain which play a role with your emotions. The essential oils could also activate your brain to release serotonin which makes us feel good. (ref: webmd.com)
Ayurveda Holistic Healing with Aromatherapy and its Benefits.
Ayurvedic aromatherapy uses the properties of essential oil scents to balance dosha and chakra energy bodies. The aromas also infuse your living space with vitality, harmony and boost good energy. Check out these suggested Ayurvedic essential oils for aromatherapy in your living space by Architectural Digest
There are many ways to use aromatherapy in Ayurveda healing practices. The Yogi Closet crafts several options that are easy to use and wonderful for enhancing your healing practices and living space; click the lighted links to be taken to the suggested products. Essential oils can be added with a carrier oil for massage. This can also be added to an essential oil roller and used on your pulse points during meditation and yoga. You could also use aromatherapy room mist, chakra candles or meditation candles to safely engage your energies for energy healing.
The benefits of using aromatherapy can vary from psychological, and emotional, to physical. The essential oil scents can uplift or calm your emotional and psychological mental state. The aromas can also provoke physical reactions and improve your overall well-being.
How do you prefer to use aromatherapy to improve your well-being? Do you like to light candles in your living space and trigger positive vibes. Or do you prefer to use message oils and bath salts during your self-care ritual.
Let us know what are your favorite aromatherapy scents that help you Breathe Deep, Breathe Well.
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