If you have ever enjoyed the aroma of a rose, you have experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring volatile aromatic compounds are found in seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers and other parts of plants. Essential oils provide plants with protection against environmental threats and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to its intrinsic benefits to plants and to be beautifully fragrant to people, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatments and health care practices.
How do I use Essential Oils?
Essential oils are used for a wide range of emotional and physical wellness applications. One individual oil may be used at a time or in complex mixtures in one of three methods:
Certain essential oils, when they are diffused, can be very stimulating, while others can be soothing and tranquilizers. When spreading essential oils you can also clean and purify the air of unwanted odors.
Essential oils are easily absorbed through the skin and can be applied topically.
Certain essential oils have a rich culinary history and can be used as dietary supplements for specific well-being.
Essential oils are both exciting and promising when it comes to taking care of your health and that of your family. Whether you are applying oils topically, enjoying the aromatic benefits by spreading or taking essential oils internally, the positive effects of essential oils have no limits. That is why you will want to make sure that the essential oils you are using are able to perform as promised. You will want to make sure you are choosing the essential oils for their potency and purity.