What is Aromatherapy
The most primitive of the senses, smell connects us directly with our memories, emotions, and instincts.
When we smell something, we are actually absorbing some of its molecules, making aromatherapy a structure of natural medicine.
Aromatherapy is a pleasant and personal selective therapy using Essential Oils and Carrier Oils, blending oils in many different ways for individual needs.
Essential oils are extracted from botanical chemical substances.
They are highly volatile and aromatic oils with distinctions for emotional and psychological uses.
Carrier oils help Essential oils blend. They easily infiltrate into the body and face.
Essential oils are highly concentrated, volatile substances and therefore need to be diluted with Carrier
Rose - Rose damascena
|Symbol of love and happiness. The queen of flowers. Increases confidence, tonic to the heart, uplifting to the mind, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, astringent.|
Lavender - Lavandula angustifolia
|All-purpose oil, used as a great rescuer. Lavender flowers are mainly purple in
Roman, Chamomile - Anthemis nobilis
|Roman chamomile is one of the safest of essential oils. It helps peaceful and harmonious feelings, muscular aches and pains.|
Vetiver - Vetivera zizanioides
|Blending with vetiver gives warmth, complexity
Orange - Citras Sinensis
|Promotes state of happiness and joy. Brings energy, positive and uplifting feelings. Blood
Frankincense - Boswellia Carterii
Frankincense is extracted resin from the Boswellia Carterii tree. The word frankincense is derived from the ancient French name ‘Frankincense’ meaning ‘Pure incense’.
Calming and relaxing, anti-inflammatory, used for muscular pains.
Sweet Majoram - Origanum majorana
|Used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. The most powerful aroma for sleeping. Muscular tiredness, aches and poor circulation, promotes inner self-nurturing.|
Peppermint - Menthe Piperita
|Peppermint has been used by Egyptians, Greeks and Romans from ancient times. Very refreshing oil. Great for calming digestion and travelling. Helps concentration and clarity.|
Massage – Facial / Body treatments
Baths, Diffusers, Burner, Inhalation, Shower.
Using a blend of aromatic essential oils and carrier oils.
Using a blend of aromatic essential oils only.
*Create your own
*Reduce stress and improve your balance
*Aromatherapy is an aesthetic value of nature and natural resources
*Effective on homeostasis
*Works beautifully on our great 5 senses
The history and origins of aromatherapy
Essential oils have been used for therapeutic purposes for nearly 6,000 years.
The ancient Chinese, Indians, Egyptian, Greeks, and Romans used them in cosmetics, perfumes, and drugs. Essential oils were also commonly used for spiritual, therapeutic, hygienic, and ritualistic purposes.
Ancient Egypt – 3,000B.C.
East China – date back more than 2,000 B.C
Ancient Roman – Roman army in the region of Nero
There were so many great physicians
Here is just the focus on 2 of the greatest legends.
He was Greek physician and lived in the early 5th century B.C.
His truehearted definition of health has influenced history and is still reflecting on today’s medical industry.
“ Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. “- Hippocrates
Rene Maurice Gattefosse
He was a French chemist who worked in his family perfumer business.
He was acknowledged as a power of Aromatherapy after his experience of burning his hand into a vat of lavender oil to cool it down. He found that his hand showed healing process rapidly.