Aromatherapy as Alternative Medicine
Aromatherapy is probably one of the most popular alternative healing methods used around the world today. Each of us at least once in our life felt better surrounded by wonderful scents. Aromatherapy does just that. It is a type of alternative medicine that uses essential oils from plants as a complementary health approach, improving a person's health condition or mood. You'd be surprised if you knew how many different health problems can be successfully treated with essential oils.
Most of essential oils have antiseptic properties, so you can treat a wide range of infections. They are able to destroy bacteria, parasites, fungi, yeast, and viruses. Moreover, they aid digestion, soothe or rout inflammations, reduce pain, affect blood circulation, stimulate the immune system and hormone production, and so on.
The most common "tools" used in aromatherapy treatments are as follows:
Diffusers are designed to improve the evaporation of your desired essential oil throughout the air. There are several different types of diffusers available on the market today.
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Vaporizers and vaporizing diffusers are designed to be a clean, convenient and effective method of dispensing therapeutic essential oils. They are available in a choice of styles, including the very latest electronic mini portable models.
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There are several types of essential oils used in aromatherapy. Not all essential oils are safe to consume internally. There are also special blends of oils used in aromatherapy massage, designed to improve skin health - Learn about essential oils.