Aromatherapy is a practice of using natural oils extracted from plants to enhance psychological and physical well-being. It is also called essential oil therapy and helps improve the health of the body, mind, and spirit. It makes you calm and relaxed and infuses you with a wave of positive energy.
During an aromatherapy massage, you inhale the essential oil molecules or absorb them through your skin. Essential oils are always mixed with carrier oils, which are lightly scented and do not affect the therapeutic properties of the former. Sweet almond oil, olive oil, and coconut oil are a few carrier oils used with essential oils in aromatherapy massage.
Aromatherapy not only cures aches and other ailments but also acts as a natural remedy for stress relief. It refreshes your mood and rekindles the soul. Essential oils are very strong and aromatherapists warn against applying or inhaling these oils without the guidance of a trained professional.
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