By Caroline Therancy
Is it possible that a scent can make you more mellow and increase dramatically the relation with you and your mate? Can you calm the kids down instantly? Do you wish that you would feel and look more in control for the big meeting? Thousands of people around the world have discovered the powerful benefits of Aromatherapy. And you can do it too.
With the stress involved in our way of living today, we get psychological and physiological consequences to our fragile health. We spend more of our hard earned money on over-the-counter medication or on prescriptions to help cure our little and bigger pains.
The power of Aromatherapy could help you lead to a better outlook of life And keep more money in your pocket.
But what is Aromatherapy exactly?
Aromatherapy is the art and practice of using essential oils extracted from aromatic plants and herbs to restore or enhance health, beauty and well being. Aromatic molecules interact with the tops of your nasal cavity and gives the signal to the limbic system (the emotional switchboard of the brain). The limbic system is directly connected to the part that controls the heart rate, blood pressure, breathing, memory, stress level and hormone balance.
And it works. For example, we use Vicks for our colds, sinusitis and sore throat. It contains Eucalyptus. For me, it's the only treatment that I find effective for Bronchitis, despite antibiotics treatment.
Let's talk about Lavender. Lavender is multi use oil; it has strong psychological effects and physiological cures.
We find Lavender in the France. That flower has a fresh, sweet, floral scent. It has calming effect; smell it when you are stressed in the traffic, or at work, or right before an exam because Lavender has calming proprieties for panic attacks, stress, anxiety and even depression! It's a gentle narcotic for mental and physical strain.
Some couples use Lavender base candles during giving birth to have the most calming experience, for the mother and for the new born. Other people burn a candle on a regular basis, after a surgery to help cope with the pain.
You can also do it to calm the kids in the house! Or, for an anticipated quiet night at home with you lover...
Lavender is a good antibiotic for the skin. If your child has cuts and burnings, you can apply creams or lotion with enough concentration of the oil to prevent infection. It also reduces caring.
Another good aromatic oil is Rosewood. It origins from a native tree in Brazil. It has a psychological effect of balancing, uplifting and enliving. You can use it before an interview, or a business meeting, or even before a hot date! If you are feeling down or lack of "joie-de-vivre" this aromatic essence can change your state of mind and make you look like an enjoyable person (save on alcohol or drugs here!).
Rosewood is also good to treat sensitive of aged skin, because it stimulates the regen...