Aromatherapy essential oils


How essential oils work for your body?

Essential oils have an immediate impact on our sense of smell, called olfaction. Inhalation of these essential oils stimulates the receptor cells, and stroke is transferred to the brain? S emotional center, called the limbic system.

Did you know that this limbic system connects brain regions related to breathing, memory and blood circulation and also endocrine glands which regulate hormone levels in the body?

During a massage, these oils are not only inhaled. The oils are also absorbed by the skin. They go through the body? S tissues and the bloodstream to organs and body systems.

To ensure maximum efficiency, not shower not just for massage, where absorption usually takes from twenty minutes to two hours.

Categories essential oils

Three categories of essential oils based on the rate of evaporation of the top, middle and base note.

main explanations are considered the most stimulating oils, with a strong smell perfume that lasts from three to twenty-four hours. Examples of oil in the top of mind are basil, mint, coriander, eucalyptus and thyme.

Middle notes last for two to three days and affect metabolic and other bodily functions. This smell is not as strong. Examples include chamomile, juniper, lavender and rosemary.

Base notes are slow to evaporate and can last up to a week. They combine soothing and sweet odor with a comforting and relaxing effect on the body. Examples of this type of oil, ginger, jasmine, rose and cedar.

To create a good perfume, combine all three notes for best results. There are no fixed rules to follow in making aromatherapy blends. You should be familiar scents and their effects so you can mix a good shower.

Take your pick from a variety of aromatherapy oils to suit your mood and preferences.