An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing impulsive aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils. Oil is essential in the sense that it carries a unique scent, or essence of the plant. Essential oils are generally extracted by refinement. Other processes include extraction or solvent extraction. They are used in perfumes, cosmetics, soaps and other products, for flavoring food and drink.
Various essential oils have been used medically at different periods in history. Essential oils have great vitality in our life. Earlier people use to rub oil on various parts in order to gain maximum benefits. Interest in essential oils has revived in recent decades with the popularity of Aromatherapy a branch of alternative medicine that claims that essential oils and other aromatic compounds have curative effects.
There are many ways in which essential oils can be used, on daily grooming which has the added benefit of the healing properties of the essential oils. Essential oils can be useful to the face and body and rubbed or massaged into the skin. The base of the spine and the back of the neck are particularly good application points for the relief of nervous tension. Almond oil nourishes and pampers the skin. Aloe Vera oil helps maintains the skin moisture balance and activates the skin’s self healing power.
Natural oils are used in aromatherapy for curing many skin and health related issues. Essential oils are used for treating many illnesses under aromatherapy. These oils have elevated healing advantages making them highly desirable for curing diseases. There are two types of essential oils: organic and inorganic. Plants which are nurtured under the influence of pesticides are inorganic oils, while other being organic oils which are distilled from the plants.
Besides mental and emotional well being, natural essential oils have also been used for centuries for treating various medical conditions. Essential oil is oxygenated and helps in delivering nutrients to the cells in our body.
Natural oils deliver delicate vigorous rebalancing effects that work on the physical body, chakras etc. These essential oils from nature provide many benefits like pain relief, anti-inflammation, stimulate immune function, restore damaged tissues, reduce stress and encourage relaxation, for minor burns, to kill bacteria and viruses, improve concentration and mental clarity, and improve human nervous system, headaches, anxiety, depression, panic attacks.
Of all oils, Lavender oil is blessed with high benefits. Lavender oil can take good care of health and skin. Due to its charming aroma this oil is used as a flavoring agent in many food items. So these oils act as a nature’s gift and are the best way to take care of health and skin in a natural way. These oils can handle all the problems and helps in making us stay fit and healthy.
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