Lavender, cinnamon, eucalyptus, trea tree and many other essential oils. Not only do they help to make the rooms welcoming, but they prove to be precious supports for the well-being of the body and mind.
Do you know aromatherapy?
It is a holistic discipline that uses essential oils distilled from plants to treat a wide range of ailments, from headaches to insect bites, from cramps to colds.
The cardinal principle of aromatherapy is that a good perfume gives us relief. Through the perception of smells, aromatherapy it involves the most intimate sphere of ourselves, the emotional one. This discipline has very ancient roots: the Egyptians and later Greeks and Romans aromatized the oils with herbs to perfume the body and clothes, purify the environments and create compresses for therapeutic purposes.
How does it work?
Perfuming environments, objects, clothing promotes a good mood. For example, using essential oils during massages can promote relaxation or give energy. But some essential oils can also be used for internal use, for example on the market there are many mouthwashes that exploit the properties of these oils.
It is always recommended to prefer natural essential oils.
What are the benefits of aromatherapy?
The benefits of aromatherapy are many, they can be useful in case of: headache, depression, fatigue, insomnia, cold. The benefits reach both the body and the soul, which is regenerated thanks to the scents of the essences.
Let's see some examples:
- Eucalyptus helps relieve sore throats, think of syrups or balsamic candies.
- In case of flu and fever, pine and lavender are recommended, which have calming and rebalancing properties, but also lemon for its antibiotic properties;
- for headaches peppermint is ideal, which has an anti-inflammatory effect, pine and lavender , which purify the environment.
- To keep annoying mosquitoes away, lemongrass is useful