Anxiety, colds, skin problems, aromatherapy is indicated as the remedy in several pathologies. It is a branch of phytotherapy that relies on the use of essential oils to relieve more or less important ailments. But what are its benefits?
Aromatherapy: what is it?
Aromatherapy refers to the use of essential oils for health and well-being. Each type of oil offers specific virtues according to the plant from which it comes.
Aromatherapy refers to the treatment of diseases, psychological or physical disorders or pathologies through the specific properties of a given essential oil. It is thus a treatment based on the use of plant essences. The MAISON BERGER PARIS offers many essential oils extracted from plants by steam distillation. This type of natural treatment offers many health benefits.
What are the benefits of aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is a natural treatment that can produce remarkable results. Indeed, essential oils are effective in treating several pathologies and fighting against viral and bacterial infections. They also help relieve headaches, coughs, and respiratory and digestive disorders. Aromatherapy also helps to cure insomnia and fatigue. For athletes, this treatment allows them to promote recovery and relax the muscles. The relaxing benefits of certain essential oils have been proven by numerous studies.
Many of them even promote relaxation and contribute to sleep. Aromatherapy also helps to fight against concentration problems. Ultimately, each oil offers different virtues depending on the properties of the plant from which it comes.
The different ways of using aromatherapy
There are more than a hundred essential oils that can be used in aromatherapy. The most frequent ways of use are orally (the most common), rectally, by respiratory route or can be applied to the skin.
The method of treatment will depend on the type of oil used. However, it should be noted that self-medication is strongly discouraged, even for natural remedies.
Indeed, even in aromatherapy, it is important to respect the doses to avoid any risk due to the toxicity of the products. Moreover, one should never substitute a medical treatment for essential oils. A consultation with a specialist is recommended before proceeding with aromatherapy. The pure versions are generally not suitable for pregnant women and people with allergy risks.