Reduce Stress And Uplift Your Mood With Aromatherapy
A Holistic Approach
Aromatherapy treatment is much more than just applying essential oils through massage. It uses a holistic approach and aims at treating the mind, body and soul rather than just the symptoms of an ailment. Aromatherapy is an ancient art of healing through essential oils. Different plant oils are used In this therapy to get the desired result without the side effects of modern medicine.
Most health issues can be contributed to your lifestyle. Hence, a complete aromatherapy session includes recording inputs from you about your medical history, your lifestyle along with an attempt to understand your mind. This process is followed by handing over a potion blended with selected essential oils to you combined with tips on suitable lifestyle changes, diet and exercise.
Hence, this approach not only addresses the disease, but also Its cause. It does not suppress the symptoms but treats its underlying source. It does not overrule the need for modern medicine, but can supplement it as a very effective complimentary therapy.
Most lifestyle diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, various skin ailments and digestive problems etc. are a manifestation of a stressed mind in different parts of the body. Hence, be it physical or mental, stress is the root cause of many ailments today. And a healthy mind can be achieved through proper nutrition, adequate exercise, fresh air, sunlight, proper sleep patterns, relaxation and proper recreation. Imbalance in any of these will result in a stressed mind and a weakened immune system.
Aromatherapy can prove to be one of the finest treatments when it comes to mind and body-balancing. It aids beautifully in reducing stress and uplifting the mood. In adjunction to this, a regular lull body aromatherapy massage with a blend of essential oils like lavender, geranium and chamomile can de-stress the mind and relax stressed muscles. Additionally, oils like lemongrass and eucalyptus can be diffused in the air to clear the mind and help in uplifting the mood.
With today’s sedentary lifestyle, detoxification is very essential. A dry skin brushing helps to eliminate the trapped toxins through the lymphatic system. For this, a soft hand towel or a loot a can be used. A few drops of thyme oil and eucalyptus oil can be sprinkled to this and a dry skin brushing can be done starting from the feet and going upwards. This should be done using long sweeping movements towards the direction of the heart.