Sense of smell has a very profound influence on our well being. Beleive it or not sense of smell in humans is very strong. This is the reason why a smell from childhood days can open floodgates of memories and emotions. Aromas can effect mood as well. This is the reason why supermarkets pump smell of freshly baked bread through the ventilation system.
Essential Oils and Aroma Therapy
Essential oils play a central role in aromatherapy. More than 200 oils are used in aromatherapy. Aromatherapy oils are used to treat
- Ageing and wrinkled skin
- Loss of skin elasticity, tone and contour,
- Skin pigmentation
- Dry and oily skin
Essential oils are so important because of their power to rejuvinate, heal, and detoxify. Some essential oils are also great for disinfecting and stimulating bodily functions like metabolism and healthy cell production. Below are 4 ways you can use the power of aromatherapy and essential oil in daily life.
Use Essential Oil For Your Bath
Add a few drops of essential oil in the water and “swish” the water gently with your hands. The oil will penetrate the skin during bathing. Don’t forget to scrub you skin as this helps the skin to absorb the essential oil.
To treat dry skin and a spoon of vegetable oil along with the essential oil.
Massage With Essential Oil
Take about 20ml of essential oil and add a few drops of essential oil to it. Then massage this blend all over the body. The best time to use these aromatic massage oils is after a bath. This is especially helpful if you have a dry skin because it counteracts the drying effects of soap.
Essential Oils As Natural Room Fresheners
This is a really cool use of essential oil. Put a few drops of essential oil blend on a source of heat. This could be a light bulb, a radiator or a small bowl of hot water. The oil evaporates and perfumes the air.
Treating Toilet Water With Essential Oil
Add few drops of essential oil blend to 100 ml of distilled water. Keep the mixture in a dark air-tight bottle. It will stay fresh for a few weeks shake the bottle well before use and spray to apply.
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