Aromatherapy is a practical, informative book on the essential oils of plants, and how to use them in treatments and massage, with a blending guide to help you blend oils yourself. Our sense of smell is directly linked to our brain and the aroma of oils has an immediate effect on how we feel. Carefully blended essential oils massaged on to the skin create deeply relaxing and balancing effects. The natural essential oils are extracted from a wide variety of plants, herbs, flowers and trees and contain many healing properties that can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments.
Using the essential oils of healing plants, you can induce a feeling of deep relaxation in your body through massage and scent, and restore balance. The plant oils can stimulate the body's natural immune system, and increase oxygen to the soft tissues in your body, and thus increase your energy levels. Plant oils help to promote a general state of well-being, and soothe and calm your mind. The scent of plant oils can help reduce nervous tension as well as lift the mood and reduce feelings of anxiety. This is a revised edition.