How Does Aromatherapy Work?   

jauhar khan
@jauhar123 | Posted 26 Aug. 2019

Aromatherapy treatment works through the sense of smell and skin absorption by using products such as:

  • Inhalers
  • Diffusers
  • Aromatic spritzers
  • Facial steamers
  • Bathing Salts
  • Body oils, lotions, or creams for massage or topical application
  • Clay masks
  • Hot and cold compresses

You can use any of these products alone or by combining them with another as required. 

There are almost one hundred types of aromatherapy essential oils that are available. People generally use the most popular oils. Each essential oil has a range of unique healing properties, uses, and effects. Combining these essential oils to create a synergistic blend that creates more benefits for the user.

Aromatherapy has a lot of benefits. It is said to: Soothe sore joints, Manage pain, Boost immunity, Reduce stress, agitation, and anxiety, Alleviate the side effects of chemotherapy, Treat headaches and migraines, Improve digestion, Ease discomforts of labor, Fight bacteria, virus, or fungus, Improve sleep quality, Improve hospice and palliative care.