Aromatherapy Aromatherapy has been around and has been
practised in one form or another since the beginning of civilisation.
It is the art, and science, of using oils extracted from aromatic plants,
flowers; herbs; spices; woods and fibres, usually by distillation, expression
and solvent extraction to enhance health and beauty. Apart from the physical
benefits, essential oils can have subtle effects on the mind and emotions.
Essential oils are not absorbed through the skin. There is no scientific
evidence that oils are absorbed through the skin and then into the bloodstream.
Dermatologists who have done similar experiments also show that oils do
not go through the skin. The skin is the largest organ of the body and
is designed to keep out contaminants not let them in.
Massage This is the most effective method of using
the essential oils, combining their healing properties with the therapeutic
power of touch and massage techniques.Choice of oils and their therapeutic
properties are done individually for each patient making them more precise
and effective in treating the ailment.Each oil has its own very specific
set of healing properties and need to be chosen with care.Individuals
with Allergies should consult their GP before proceeding with this therapy.This
also applies to anyone who is pregnant.
can be used to support treatment for :
Aches & Injuries
Many essential oils from botanical sources also have anti-viral and anti-fungal