Beauty Category: Aromatherapy

Use of Aromatherapy Oils

The use of aromatherapy oils is numerous, you can use it for massage, put it into your bath water or inhale it through a diffuser. Aromatherapy oils can also be used for treating sunburns, cracked lips and other minor cuts. Aromatherapy Oils in massage You can mix together several essential oils (not more than four) […]

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History of Aromatherapy

The history of aromatherapy can be traced back to thousands of years. It is believed that aromatherapy was present even before the birth of Christ. Egyptians, Romans, Chinese, Greeks and Indians are said to be the patrons of aromatherapy since ancient times.The word aromatherapy is believed to have been first coined by Rene Maurice Gattefosse, […]

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Carrier Oils

Aromatherapy Carrier Oils Carrier oils are vegetable oils that are often mixed with essential aromatherapy oils during massage. Often referred to as base oils, these are oils extracted from nuts, legumes and seeds. Available in a variety of flavors these are the most common mediums used in aromatherapy massages. Benefits of Carrier Oils Essential oils […]

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Essential Oils

Essential oils are the lubricants that are often used in aromatherapy massages. These aromatic oils are also used in other aromatherapy purposes, such as baths and inhalation therapy. Essential oils are mainly extracted from plants with the help of steam distillation or other chemical processes. Use of essential oils Essential aromatherapy oils find application in […]

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Aromatherapy Oils

Oils are an integral part of aromatherapy. Aromatherapy oils are burnt and also used to massage various body parts. The scent of essential oils when burnt generates a feel good factor that relaxes you. Fragrant oils of aromatherapy are often mixed with certain other base oils. The mixture is then used to massage various body […]

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Resins

Aromatic Resins Aromatic resins are often burned to release a scent that has many beneficial effects. This practice of using resins in aromatherapy is one of the oldest. Formerly used in religious practices and rites, even the Egyptians used aromatic resins while embalming bodies, during mummification. Aromatherapy Resins On the birth of Christ three wise […]

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Hydrosols

Hydrosols are the aromatic waters that is obtained as a byproduct during the steam distillation of essential oils. Used as an alternative to essential oils, hydrosols are also used in lotions, creams and bath oils.You can also simply use it as fragrant water to cleanse your skin or as an aftershave. The condensate that is […]

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Absolutes

Absolutes in Aromantherapy Absolutes are the concentrated alternatives of essential oils used in aromatherapy. Absolutes used in aromatherapy includes lavender, rosemary, chamomile, rose. Absolutes are used to treat various skin conditions, some of the absolute oils also contain anti bacterial properties. Aromatic Absolutes Absolutes like essential oils are extracted from plants. While essential oils are […]

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Absolutes in Aromantherapy

Absolutes are the concentrated alternatives of essential oils used in aromatherapy. Absolutes used in aromatherapy includes lavender, rosemary, chamomile, rose. Absolutes are used to treat various skin conditions, some of the absolute oils also contain anti bacterial properties. Aromatic Absolutes Absolutes like essential oils are extracted from plants. While essential oils are extracted using steam […]

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