Basics of Aromatherapy

About Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is a holistic method of healing based on the skillful use of pure essential oils that stimulate the natural regenerative processes of the body. It has been used since time immemorial in the ancient cultures of Greece, Rome, Egypt and China.

This is not a "one-size-fits-all" form of healing - perhaps that is why it has met with limited success. Like other forms of holistic healing, it recognizes the uniqueness of each individual and recommends different approaches and concoctions depending on individual mind body types.

Through this site, you will be able to appreciate the background behind this science; how it works to your benefit and the various techniques of administering this therapy.

About Essential Oils

About Essential Oils

These are extracted from flowers, herbs, barks, fruits and spices by either steam distillation, simple pressure or even by dissolving in solvents. These have been called the 'lifeblood of plants' as they contain the healing properties in a very potent, concentrated form.

In this website, you will be made aware of the various kinds of essential oils, their unique properties and the specific uses. You will be educated on how to extract oils and make your own blends.

You will understand the different methods of usage. These oils have a very potent capability to alter moods and psychological states. Read about several recipes to use these specifically as mood stimulants.

Lastly, this site has been conceived as a comprehensive information resource. Keep coming back to see updates to this every now and then.