Aromatherapy has emerged as one of the most popular alternative therapies during the recent years for treating a number of diseases and disorders. While these ailments may be both common and chronic, aromatherapy has devised several methods of treating most of the ailments. Most people think that aromatherapy is about massages with some aromatic oils. However, as the name suggests, the actual concept and basis of aromatherapy is the aroma or fragrance, and of course, the medicinal properties of the particular essential oils used for the treatment of certain specific disorders. These essential oils are derived from flowers, roots, stems, and leaves of herbs and plants known for having excellent medicinal properties. The essential oils have been used for over centuries as a result of their inherent properties.
In aromatherapy, such essential oils are used in a number of ways such as massages, inhalation, and baths, or simply by making the environment pleasant and healthy by using these essential oils in diffusers, vaporizers, and aromatherapy sprays. The use of an aromatherapy spray is done for treating physical and psychological disorders:
- Aromatherapy fragrances have the ability to reduce mental tension and emotional stress, and as a result, they help in uplifting the mood and making you feel full of energy and enthusiasm. Such an aroma spray makes the environment pleasant and induces a feeling of well-being. An aroma spray has the ability to create a sense of peace and happiness by soothing and calming the nerves. The essential oils used for this purpose include lavender essential oil, sandalwood essential oil, chamomile essential oil, and germanium essential oil, among others.
- Aromatherapy sprays are also used for the treatment of the ailments of the respiratory system such as common colds and chest congestion. These sprays are made by using eucalyptus and mint essential oils.
- Aromatherapy sprays can be used for relieving headaches and migraines; these are prepared by using pepper mint, marjoram and clary sage essential oils.
- A number of aromatherapy sprays are available in the market, referred to as deodorant sprays or body sprays. Theses sprays are made by innumerous combinations of these essential oils. Such an aroma spray not only eliminates the problem of body odor but also keeps you fresh and agile by uplifting your mood.
While aroma therapy sprays are readily available and have minimal side effects, it is best to may seek the advice of an aroma therapist for selecting an aroma spray for your specific needs.