The use of essential oils is a natural and wise way of finding balance between body and spirit, because fragrance is the source of recovery. The use of essential oils was recommended in Ayurveda, the most ancient science of health, and this method is still very popular because of its effectiveness and harmlessness (of course if it is used correctly).
Based on the rich data of traditional medicine, aromatherapy offers natural and affordable ways to treat diseases and promote health. Old recommendations get new sound. Approaches remain the same, and technologies are improved.
Classical aromatherapy is the prevention and treatment of diseases with the help of essential oils introduced into the body through the respiratory tract and skin.The various functions of essential oils are explained by the complexity of their chemical composition and mechanism of therapeutic effects.
- Tea tree, also known as Melaleuca oil, has a wide range of antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal properties. It can be used locally on small wounds and in home-made dispensers as a natural disinfectant. In the winter months, it can be used for inhalation to prevent a cold.
- Eucalyptus essential oil. Eucalyptus is especially useful for the treatment of diseases of the upper respiratory tract. Eucalyptus is also a natural antibacterial agent. It can kill germs in the air and on the surface. In addition, it is used to treat muscle pain, eliminate mental fatigue and heal wounds.
- Rosemary oil. Rosemary is a physical and mental stimulant that can be used in a bath or in a diffuser. It also has antibacterial properties. It can be added to household cleaners. Rosemary has warming properties, it is added to massage oils. It is very useful for people with arthritis.
- Lavender oil. Most people are familiar with the smell of lavender. Lavender oil is widely used in products that promote relaxation, lavender is great for all skin types. Lavender oil helps with minor burns and scratches due to its natural anti-inflammatory and relaxing properties. It can be used in a bath or personal care products as a way to soothe the skin and at the same time relieve stress.
- Peppermint oil. Peppermint tea is used to calm digestive disorders such as heartburn and nausea. Oil is a good choice when traveling, because it can prevent seasickness. Peppermint is also a natural stimulant that boosts mood. Use peppermint oil on the body, as it is an effective insect repellent.
- Thyme oil. Thyme is very effective and requires careful handling, but it is a powerful antiviral and antiseptic substance. Thyme is also considered an antibiotic and a diuretic medicament. It eliminates toxins from the body. Thyme removes uric acid, which contributes to gout and arthritis. Thyme stimulates blood circulation, digestion and the nervous system. It is used to support the entire metabolic system.