What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is the practice of using essential oils to enhance psychological, spiritual and physical well-being. It has been used for thousands of years for a variety of health, beauty , spiritual and religious reasons. “Aroma” refers to the characteristic smell of essential oils while “therapy” refers to the use of essential oils for healing. Aromatherapy can also be used in the home in a variety of fun, simple, easy ways to maintain good health and well-being.
What are essential oils?
Essential oils are the concentrated plant essences containing the chemical components and fragrance of the plant, derived from particular parts of the plant including the leaves, roots, buds, bark, resin flower petals, seeds or fruit. Essential oils are in a sense a representation of the spirit or soul of the plant and can be considered the plants life force.
How can I use aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy can be used in a number of ways. It can be used in the bath, sprayed in the air, applied to the skin, and used to naturally clean the home to name just a few.
Some Benefits of using essential oils and aromatherapy:
~All natural and plant based
~ health benefits include (but are not limited to) pain relief, boost energy, reduce anxiety, help with insomnia, boost cognitive performance, strengthen the immune system, aid in digestion and weight loss, and speed up the healing process.
~ Smell good
~Avoid contact with sensitive areas such as the eyes, mucous membranes, and genitals.
~Do Not swallow
~If discomfort or irritation occurs, stop using the essential oil right away and contact your doctor.
~If pregnant consult your doctor prior to use
~Consult pediatrician before use with children
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This Pastoral Medical Association (PMA) practitioner does not practice medicine. More specifically, this practitioner does not examine, diagnose, treat, offer to treat, cure, or attempt to cure any physical or mental disease or disorder, or any physical deformity or injury. And this practitioner does not recommend or prescribe any medications or pharmaceutical drugs or recommend any change in dosage or use of legally prescribed medications or drugs.
In addition to the services listed on this website, Isabella Rose is also licensed by the Pastoral Medical Association to offer Pastoral Science & Medicine services (PS&M). PS&M services are not state licensed or regulated by the state and do not include the diagnosis or treatment of disease nor the prescription of pharmaceutical drugs or controlled substances. To Learn more about the Pastoral Medical Association click here