Discover all the properties of aromatherapy and essential oils for your well-being
What is aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is an alternative medicinal therapy that, as its name suggests, is used to combat multiple health disorders, both physical and mental, through the use of natural aromas from multiple healing and medicinal plants. Essential oils from these plants are normally used in this therapy and can be applied in different ways, either directly to the skin, through gentle massages, aromatic baths or by inhalation, in which case a diffuser is used to spread the aroma in the place where we are. In addition to the essential oils we can also use aromatic candles, which provide aromas and smells that can be very beneficial to our health and well-being.
What are the benefits of aromatherapy?
There are so many of them the benefits that this alternative therapy can bring to our health In addition to having multiple scientific studies that support its functioning, based on the activity of biochemical molecules containing natural essential oils, what we know as scientific aromatherapy or aromatology. Among its main benefits, we can highlight the use of aromatherapy to combat disorders or problems of a mental and psychic nature, such as stress, anxiety or mood disorders, thanks to the power of odors and aromas on our mood, but usually generates a feeling of general well-being.
Many of the plants used in aromatherapy have analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antiseptic, relaxing, sedative, expectorant, etc. properties, so it can also be very effective in treating physical and symptomatic problems, such as muscle aches, arthritis, colds, headaches or migraines, as well as circulation problems, respiratory and gastrointestinal complaints or infections of various types. In general, aromatherapy has great psychological benefits that can help us fight ailments related to physiological processes that cause different health disorders. "