Aromatherapy is the use of pure scented oils that are often found in plants, and it is one of the most popular spa treatments available. When inhaled or applied, these oils can enhance your health and well-being. The pure oils come in various forms, including massage scented oils and shampoos. Many spas and hospitals offer aromatherapy treatments as a way to naturally treat ailments and reduce pain. On rare occasions, treatments can be given orally, which can only be administered by a professional who is trained in aromatherapy.
Inhaling the perfect scent can help to reduce your stress and anxiety. Lotions made with pure oils are a natural way to treat skin conditions, including acne and eczema. The right aroma can also enhance your sleeping experience. If you suffer bouts of depression, aromatherapy can aid in helping you get out from that dark place. The combination of massage therapy and oils can help to relax tense muscles, reduce stress and fatigue.
Aromatherapists, nurses, massage therapists and other healing specialists are trained to properly administer aromatherapy treatments. Contact the National Association of Holistic Therapy, spas or hospitals to help you find a professional trained in the use of aromatherapy to heal. Often, if a person is trained in aromatherapy they also have knowledge of other therapies available, which can enhance your experience.