WHAT IS AROMATHERAPY?
Aromatherapy is a holistic form of treatment that uses essential oils to help a person heal emotionally, mentally and physically.
Aromatherapeutic essential oils have a dynamic effect on the mind and body.
Essential oils; On a physical level, it helps relieve muscle pain, improve circulation, reduce sinus congestion, improve mood, and have a powerful antioxidant effect.
In aromatherapy, plant extracts have been used for thousands of years for their natural healing powers and excellent aroma.
HOW DOES AROMATHERAPY EFFECT?
It is thought that essential oils act by activating the relevant areas by sending messages to our brain through the olfactory receptors and nerves in our nose.
Essential Oils activate the limbic system in the brain, which affects our mood.
It may also have an effect on the hypothalamus, which can respond to fat by stimulating the synthesis of feel-good brain chemicals such as serotonin.
WHAT IS AROMATHERAPY USED FOR?
Aromatherapy should not be used in place of regular medical treatment. But for some health problems, research shows that aromatherapy can be beneficial for health.
In stress, anxiety and depression
In sleep disorder
May help improve quality of life for people with long-term health problems such as dementia
Pain-related kidney stones, osteoarthritis, and knee pain, including some types of pain
May alleviate some of the side effects of cancer treatment, such as nausea and pain
IS AROMATHERAPY SAFE?
Aromatherapy is generally safe when used under doctor's supervision, essential oils can cause side effects when not used under doctor's supervision. Some essential oils can irritate your nose, eyes, skin or mucous membranes. They can also cause mild allergic reactions.
Direct ingestion of certain essential oils can damage your kidneys or liver. Unless your doctor recommends, taking essential oils orally can cause unexpected discomfort, care should be taken.