Aromatherapy is a therapeutic treatment technique that uses natural plant extracts to encourage health and wellbeing. It uses natural, herbal oils to medicinally enhance our holistic wellness by stimulating our mind, body and spirit. One hypothesis of how they function is that they can transmit signals to your nervous system by activating the odour receptors in your nose. They are often believed to have a direct effect on the chemical and energy processes of the body. As a result, aromatherapy is also used as a natural treatment to alleviate anxiety and stress.
Aromatherapy uses the sense of smell and absorption of the skin by a lot of methods.
are some of the ways for the same.
During this time of the pandemic, due to COVID-19, when all of us have to stay home and some of us are in complete isolation, it is more important than ever for us to take care of our mental health. The self-quarantine in view of the lockdown has caused many a problem as far as mental health is concerned. Anxiety is a major issue for a lot of people these days, the most common symptoms being panic, hyperventilation, feeling tired and sleeplessness. Having to stay in the same place without a change of scenery can cause a feeling of being trapped along with mild symptoms of depression.
Read on to learn more about using essential oils to reduce stress, anxiety and agitation with our range of essential oils!
Khadi Essentials Pure Bulgarian Rose Essential Oil is a natural mood enhancer that replenishes and detoxifies the skin, hair and spirit. It regulates pH levels and retains moisture.
A warm, relaxing footbath with diluted rose essential oil is sure to alleviate your stress. It can also be added to shea butter and massaged into your skin. Diffusers are another way to reap the benefits of aromatherapy while staying home.
Khadi Essentials Pure Kashmir Lavender Essential Oil is one of the most popular aromatherapy oils in the world. According to 2012 study, lavender aromatherapy is believed to calm anxiety by influencing the limbic system, the part of the brain that regulates emotions.
To use this essential oil, add it to your carrier oil for a massage or add a little bit to the diffuser. Another option is to add a few drops of lavender essential oil to your bath for a relaxing experience.
Khadi Essentials Pure Arabian Frankincense oil is extracted from the Boswellia tree resin. This has a musky, balsamic scent that is believed to relieve anxiety symptoms. According to a 2008 study, an aromatherapy hand massage using a combination of frankincense, lavender and bergamot with a carrier oil helped with anxiety, insomnia, and discomfort in terminal cancer patients.
This essential oil can be massaged into hands or feet after being diluted with a carrier oil or it could simply be added to a diffuser.
Khadi Essential Pure Mediterranean Geranium Essential Oil improves blood circulation in the body when used in aromatherapy, as well as relieves discomfort, soothes the respiratory and nervous systems and enhances general immunity as well as internal detoxification.
Studies show that it is especially helpful to ease anxiety in women during labor and also reduces diastolic blood pressure.
Apply a few drops to a cotton ball and waft it under your nose for instantly enhancing your mood.
Before using any of these oils topically, always dilute with a carrier oil. Also, please remember that aromatherapy is a complimentary therapy and cannot replace a doctor approved treatment plan.