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Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the practice of using the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

It is believed that the inhalation of essential oils stimulates the part of the brain connected to smell - the olfactory system; a signal is sent to the limbic system of the brain that controls emotions and retrieves learned memories. This causes chemicals to be released which make the person feel relaxed, calm, or even stimulated. If the aromatherapy includes massage the effect is to further relax the person. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin, where they travel through the bloodstream and can promote whole-body healing.
There are a very broad range of essential oils that can help with many different symptoms or conditions.

The following is an example of just a few:
Eucalyptus – helps to relieve the airways when suffering from a cold
Lavender – helps promote relaxation, relieves headaches, has healing properties for minor cuts and burns
Lemon - helps to uplift peoples mood, helps with stress and depression
Peppermint – helps with tension headaches, muscle aches and pains
There are some contraindications to aromatherapy massage such as pregnancy




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