Aromatherapy is the art and science of using natural essential oils extracted from flowers, barks, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.
Breathing in the exquisite aromas of these oils can stimulate and boost brain functionalities. Essential oils can also be absorbed through the skin. When these oils enter the bloodstream, they circulate throughout the body to promote whole-body healing. Aromatherapy is viewed as an alternative medicine which has multiple benefits for the body. It is used for pain relief, as a mood enhancer and increases cognitive functions.
There are multiple types of essential oils available for aromatherapy, each with its own unique healing and therapeutic properties.