Just i love seeing more people are turning to more natural & holistic approaches to healthcare using natural remedies to heal them self free of unwanted side effects.
One of the safest and most effective forms of alternative medicines is aromatherapy.
Aromatherapy uses plant-based essential oils to provide the mind and body with numerous health benefits, they work very quickly as the oils get absorbed through the skin and lungs.
Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic essential oils derived from plants for the purpose of enhancing the well-being of one’s physical or psychological health, been used for many years as an alternative medicine that safely and effectively treats numerous ailments.
Essential oils are mostly distilled (there are other procedures as well) and coming with healing benefits ad when used in aromatherapy trigger responses in the brain that send healing to the body. These oils can balance out hormone levels, heal digestive disorders, and dramatically reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety.
When is about my hand made skin care products, as everyone knows I like to scent my soaps only with essential oils. This time with lavender.
Do u know that there is also a description of the scent to help you in selecting those you think will be most appealing.
Below you have few of them exemplified:
Bergamot – fresh, citrus, refreshing and slightly spicy.
Black Pepper – pungent, spicy, warm and herbaceous.
Cedarwood – similar to camphor with rich, woody, balsamic undertone.
Cinnamon – sweet, spicy-hot.
Clary Sage – earthy, herbaceous and slightly floral.
Clove Bud – sweet, spicy, strong and hot.
Cypress – fresh, woody and pine like with a smokiness.
Fir – fresh, softly balsamic, invigorating and forest like.
Frankincense – soft and balsamic.
Ginger – peppery, sharp, pungent and warm.
Grapefruit – sweet, tangy, citrus.
Juniper Berry – pungent, herbaceous, peppery, pine like.
Lavender – sweet, floral, herbal with balsamic undertones.
Lemon – clean, sharp citrus.
Lemongrass – rose and lemony, herbal and slightly bitter.
Lime – fresh, sweet, slightly tart citrus.
Mandarin – very sweet, fruity, citrus.
Melissa – sweet, soft and lemony.
Myrrh – warm, spicy and bitter with smoky, musky undertones.
Nutmeg – rich, spicy, sweet and woody.
Oakmoss – rich, earthy and woody.
Orange – sweet, lively, citrus.
Patchouli – heavy, earthy, musty and penetrating.
Peppermint – minty fresh and slightly camphor like.
Petitgrain – fresh, sweet, subtle woody undertones.
Pine – fresh, pungent smell.
Rosemary – herbaceous, woody, sharp and camphor like.
Sandalwood – soft, warm, woody and balsamic.
Spearmint – minty, slightly fruity.
Vanilla* – sweet and honey like.
Vetiver – heavy, bitter and very earthy.