Essential Oil Therapy
Bringing Herbal Therapy To A New Level
The Benefits Of Essential Oils
Essentail Oils are best known for healing psychological and emotional imbalances when used in aromatherapy. Aromatherapy allows our patients to get the most out of their treatments by activating relaxation, tranquility, and restfulness. It can be very helpful in:
Essential Oils can also be diluted and then applied to the skin when treating certain disorders. This boosts the immune system and oxygenates the blood in muscles and/or acupuncture meridians.
The Science of Essential Oils
Essentail Oils contain many therapeutic compounds, with each oil unique in their chemical and medicinal properties. When used in aromatherapy, the medicinal compounds diffuse into the air at which point we breath them in.
Breathing in and smelling the essential oils activates the olfactory cranial nerve, which connects to the base of the brain called the Limbic System. The Limbic System is the most ancient part of our brain, and is sometimes referred to as the "reptilian brain." This is because the limbic system regulates our most primal behaviors and physiology; such as our emotions, hormonal levels, and memory.