What is Aromatherapy and Essential Oils?

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What is Aromatherapy and Essential Oils?

What is aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes. Each of them has specific properties, it can be used to treat various ailments, physical as well that psychological. The small molecular size of the essential oils allows them to be easily absorbed, through the nose, mouth or skin. They penetrate quickly into the bloodstream and have immediate action on the metabolism which explains their incredible efficiency.

The application of this natural therapy is based on a strict and rigorous approach, based on serious and demonstrated scientific studies. The main goal of aromatherapy is to soothe and heal, to restore the balance of the body to harmonize the physical and the minds of individuals. Through their action, essential oils trigger and reinforce the natural process of self-healing.

This starts from the principle recognized that the smells influence us and act in a beneficial way on our unconscious and our organism. Each essential oil has its own peculiarities when it is judiciously chosen, it helps to stimulate the body’s natural defenses and often acts as a preventive agent. Essential oils act as gently, they soothe and stimulate the intellect, whet the appetite and act in a beneficial way on the emotions. This results in an improved general condition and a feeling of well-being accentuated.

What is an essential oil?

An essential oil is a product derived from the distillation of one or more parts of a plant: leaves, flowers, fruits, barks, roots, seeds, resin etc.

Essential oils can be extracted from aromatic plants by different techniques, but the two main one’s Extraction processes are a steam distillation and cold expression of zests (used for citrus fruits). These two methods ensure excellent final quality and make it possible to obtain essential oils from molecules. extremely powerful aromas with exceptional therapeutic properties.

A true essential oil, which should not be confused with a synthetic molecule, a fragrance or an extract flavored vegetable, has vast medicinal properties and high olfactory qualities. Note that it is always necessary a huge amount of plants to carry out the distillation because the concentration of essential oil in the plants is always tiny. This can sometimes explain the high cost of some essential oils because it often takes several tons of vegetable matter to extract a single liter of essential oil.

Note also that, contrary to what its name suggests, an essential oil is not a fat. composite only volatile aromatic molecules, it is not oily like a vegetable oil. Aromatic, pure and natural, of complex chemical composition, obtained exclusively from raw material vegetable, essential oils have abundant qualities. Their many therapeutic properties and virtues olfactory, make them valuable and beneficial for health. They are widely used in areas like perfumery and aromatherapy.

Fragrance or essential oil?

The fragrances and essential oils share many similarities, but also several fundamental differences, that it is important to emphasize. Essential oils are pure and natural molecules. Derived from distillation, it was cut with no other product and come exclusively from plants. They are recognized and appreciated for their perfume, subtle and intense, and their medicinal virtues. They have several proven beneficial effects on the body and are greatly used in aromatherapy. Their main virtue is an increase in the feeling of well being, as much physical as psychological.

The fragrances are synthetic molecules reconstituted, they allow to enjoy the perfumes, often impossible to extract by distillation, certain fruits, herbs or flowers. They do not contain true natural essence and their contribution to aromatherapy is strictly at the olfactory level and not medicinal. They have everything likewise virtues because even if they are synthetic, the quality fragrances help to find calm and to relieve the stress. In conclusion, an essential oil or a fragrance may both be suitable for diffusion. A choice and personalized, of a quality product, can indifferently be appreciated and act effectively in the environment.

Safe use of essential oils

Air diffusion remains one of the safest ways to benefit from the properties of oils essential.
Most of the unfortunate incidents associated with the use of essential oils are usually related to the bad use or lack of knowledge, such as direct application to the skin or mucous membranes. As with any substance, essential oils have potentially allergenic or toxic effects. However, all these problems are avoided when dealing with a reliable company, people well informed and products deemed safe. Risks for pregnant women, young children, the elderly or sick can be easily avoided.

Because if oral absorption or skin application is to be avoided in some In this case, the controlled and well-targeted release of essential oils chosen and deemed safe remains the safest to use. Thus, the nebulization ensures, by its advanced technique, the controlled diffusion in quantity and in quality, our products, all guaranteed reliable and without risk to health. Bad dosages and related dangers misuse are therefore eliminated and guarantee a safe use of our essential oils. (click the next button to preview the next page)

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