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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Reduce Stress with Aromatherapy Inhalation

Many routine activities that must be done every day such as work, school, college and so on can sometimes be stressful.

According to mental health experts, excessive stress will decrease the body's immune system, affecting hormonal systems work and impact on physical and mental condition.

Inhaling aromatherapy

The use of aromatherapy has been going on for centuries and passed down from generation to generation. Material aroma therapy can also easily get it. There are scented flowers, leaves, roots, bark and certain trees. Aroma molecules emitted from sources such as aromatherapy essential oils, balms, bath and powder. The effect of aroma inhalation therapy that will send a signal to the central nervous system. Will further stimulate the release of serotonin and endorphins. These hormones affect mood becomes happier and improve your mood. Choice of aroma therapy recommended among others

  • Lavender: to reduce complaints of insomnia, nausea, tightness, breathing problems, muscle spasms, headache, and joint pain. 
  • Peppermint / menthol: for complaints bloating, colic, constipation wind, bloating, sickness, menstrual pain, colds and migraines.
  • Eucalyptus oil / kayuputih: for complaints sore throat, itching, skin infections, anti pain dizziness complaints, rheumatic pain, anti-inflammatory.
  • Lemon: to complaints about heart disease, respiratory, skin infections, colds, skin problems.
  • Camomile: for complaints of migraines, menstrual pain, cramps, eczema, abdominal pain.
  • Sandalwood oil or olive oil: for the relaxation of muscles, headaches or migraines, joint pain, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal disorders, chest pounding and allergies.
  • Rose or jasmine: to deal with complaints of fatigue, insomnia, relieve pain, stimulate blood circulation, headache, and menstrual complaints.

How can the use of a mixture as massage, in a water bath, in uapkan, and apply.

Although to date there is no evidence of adverse effects of aromatherapy harm the fetus, but pregnant women should use aroma therapy as needed, especially during early pregnancy and carefully before use contain chemicals not on the label or packaging. Some aroma therapy should be limited to use during pregnancy among other fragrances sharp. As for the pregnant mothers with low levels of G6PD also babies with low levels of G6PD, leukemia is not recommended to use perfume or aroma therapy. For some people, there is also a fragrance allergy, you should use another method of relaxation.


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  2. As a natural health practitioner who has been using therapeutic-grade essential oils for over 12 years, I just wanted to say thanks for posting information about some basic aromatherapy oils and the things they can be used for. One caution though; it is VERY important to understand that not all oils are created equal. Many aromatherapy products available for sale in stores are made with synthetic ingredients and are not truly therapeutic in nature. They might smell nice, but they will not have therapeutic properties and in some cases because of the synthetic ingredients used, can be detrimental to the human body. It is important to do your research on the company's that you buy from to ensure they are using the specific botanical plant, how the oil is distilled and made and what kind of testing is performed to ensure purity. Pure therapeutic-grade essential oils can be used for a wide range of health conditions, but the chemical constituents of the plant oil must be present in order for it to be of optimum value.


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