The forces of nature are able to defeat various ailments, to heal the soul and body. Aromatherapy known to mankind since ancient Egypt. Even then, the priests knew how to heal with healing smells. Thanks to them, people learned that aromatherapy can calm the nervous system, give patients vital forces, and have analgesic properties.
Today there is a wide selection of different ethereal oilsmade from natural extracts of herbaceous plants. Aromatherapy sessions can be carried out using special aromatic lamps. In them, the oil is heated by the fire of a candle. But aromatherapy can be practiced without this lamp. Put a few drops on a hot object, such as a light bulb or battery. Healing aromas instantly fill the space of your room. Experts also recommend adding five or six drops of essential oil to the water while taking hot baths.
If you attend sessions massagethen drip 4 drops of oil before starting the procedure on the skin. But it should be remembered that in aromatherapy it is necessary to adhere to the principle of moderation. Horse doses of essential oils are simply useless. In addition, it is also an expensive pleasure.
You should also not throw away an empty bottle if it runs out of oil. Wrap it in a small bag of paper and put it in a wardrobe. The favorite aroma will remind you of yourself for a long time. Remember: smells can have beneficial effects not only on the human body, but also on its consciousness, and accordingly aromatherapy sessions help fight diseases, while returning harmony to the soul. This is perhaps the most pleasant treatment.
You are tense muscles, back and legs hurt, and at the same time you experience mental and physical stress, then aroma will suit you rosemary. Its essential oil has a slightly bitter smell, but it can calm the nerves, improve memory and thinking.
If you have a cold or difficulty breathing due to bronchitis and coughingif you rescheduled flu and your blood circulation is disturbed, then the healing aroma will help you sage. It is able to improve blood circulation in the body, facilitate breathing and, in combination with other drugs, cure colds.
People experiencing apathy, depressed, stressed, just need aroma jasmine. Its sweetish and invigorating smell perfectly tones and restores vitality.
Those who are tormented insomniawho is experiencing bouts of nervousness, aggressiveness and is in constant internal tension, will be healed with essential oil lavender. Its aroma will calm your nerves, refresh, help you relax and establish a healthy sleep.
Aromatherapy for children
Not the last role in human life is played smells. Very often, odors are associated with certain, and sometimes significant, events in human life. Surely, everyone had a smile when they had to taste a familiar pleasant aroma. Sometimes people don’t even notice the effects of odors. For example, in most moms, the smell of a mother causes a feeling of warmth and a kind of security. This is due to the fact that initially people learn the world through the senses.
At its core aromatherapy consists in treating the body with the help of odor. Such miraculous smells or aromas are obtained from flowers, trees, herbs and plants. Essential oils Our current widespread use.
Children - natures are very sensitive and susceptible, therefore aromatherapy has no less positive effect on them than on adults. If you conduct aromatherapy sessions in the children's room, this will help in the treatment colds. It will also contribute to a good mood and healthy sleep.
It's no secret that children love sweets, because of which, from the aromas they also prefer sweetish and at the same time warm smells. But in the use of aromatic oils, certain dosages should be clearly adhered to, because the child's body is weaker than the body of an adult. In general, any treatment or therapy requires strict instructions.
An ideal option for applying oil is a variety of terracotta or clay figuresspecial medallions or pillows. It should be noted that the smells of the product, which are made from an untreated bar of a tree, peel from grapefruit or orange, can hold fairly well.
Indispensable tools for aromatherapy are also in the organization of children's parties. Fragrances will support the mood of the children on the desired fun "wave". Here it is only necessary to take into account the time of year in which the holiday is held. In spring and summer it is necessary to use coniferous or fresh aromas. But for Christmas or New Year it is necessary to use spicy and floral aromas.
Here are some recipes for holiday miracle mixes:
1) lemon - 3 drops, mandarin - 3 drops
2) 2 drops of orange, chamomile and lemon.
For treatment colds apply the following mixture:
chamomile oil - 1 drop
tangerine - 2 drops
tea tree - 2 drops
thyme - 1 drop.
But remember! Until two years of age, it is FORBIDDEN to prescribe this or that oil to a child without consulting an aromatherapist! You need to purchase only high-quality oils. You will also need to follow the rules for storing oils, because the main thing is not to harm the child.