Aromatherapy is a therapeutic and controlled use of essential oils, most often combined with massage. History goes far back(over 4000 years). The nose catches the aroma of the oil while at the same time the skin absorbs the oil. Aromatherapy is used to cure many sufferings, both physical and mental. Aromatherapy can influence many ailments positively, and simultaneously support and strengthen the whole person.
Aromatherapy is frequently used to reduce stress,sleeping problems,headache,rheumatism,musclepain,sinusitis, and last but not least to help before and during pregnancy. Aromatherapy is also used in preventive health care.
Some examples on how essential oils can help:
Lavender,peppermint and camomile against stress,anxiety and depression.
Lemon boosts your good spirits and helps against stress.
Sage is believed to better your short-term memory