Essential oils are organic compounds extracted directly from the bark, flower, fruit, leaves, nut, resin, or root of a plant or tree, and just one drop can provide powerful and amazing health benefits. The healing power of plants is quite profound and different oils can be used to address all manner of health issues.
Essential oils have been used medicinally for thousands of years because of their ability to support the body’s natural healing systems. Just one drop can provide amazing health benefits. Amongst many things, essential oils are mainly credited for their antidepressant, stimulating, detoxifying, antibacterial, antiviral and calming properties.
Using essential oils for healing purposes is often called aromatherapy, which is a holistic treatment seeking to improve the physical (body), mental (mind) and emotional (feelings) health.
Pure essential oils are Mother natures gift to encourage a calming and wonderful feeling of wellness.
However, caution should be taken when using essential oils as in their pure form they are so potent. Dilution is Necessary….you do NOT want to use them undiluted (“neat”). Research clearly states that diluting essential oils prevents evaporation, increases skin absorbability and helps enhance their healing power. Properly diluting essential oils is fundamental to safety and effectiveness because they are highly concentrated plant compounds.
Soaking in a bath of essential oils and salts may assist with circulatory, muscular, respiratory, skin and sleep issues, in addition to calming your nerves.
Prior to using essential oils always consult your medical practitioner or healthcare provider to ensure there is no interactions with medications and health issues.