Aromatherapy

According to the Mayo Clinic “Research on the effectiveness of aromatherapy — the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants — is limited. However, some studies have shown that aromatherapy might have health benefits, including: Relief from anxiety and depression, Improved quality of life, particularly for people who have chronic health conditions. Essential oils used in aromatherapy are typically extracted from various parts of plants and then distilled. The highly concentrated oils may be inhaled directly or indirectly or applied to the skin through massage, lotions or bath salts. Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulating smell receptors in the nose, which then send messages through the nervous system to the limbic system — the part of the brain that controls emotions. ” Some common essential oils include:

lavendarLavender has been cherished for its unmistakable aroma and its therapeutic properties for thousands of years. Lavender is widely used and accepted for its calming and relaxing qualities.

clarey sageKnown for its uplifting and mood-lightening attributes, clary sage is also widely used by women to soothe monthly discomfort associated with their menstrual cycles. It was also studied by noted expert Robert Tisserand for its mood-enhancing properties during massage. Clary sage oil  is perfect for  aromatic, topical, or dietary use.

Cinnamoncinnamonon is most well-known for its extensive use as a spice in flavoring food. However, its popularity as an essential oil stems from its many therapeutic uses, including cinnamon’s cleansing properties and its usefulness with aches and pains. For aromatic, topical, or dietary use.

Elevation__28338_1358218241_1280_1280doTerra’s Elevation  Oil is the perfect blend for those moments when you need to be revitalized. This exciting blend provides an invigorating combination of CPTG® essential oils that can elevate your mood and increase your energy. Elevation is a blend of lavandin, tangerine, elemi, lemon myrtle, melissa, ylang ylang, osmanthus, and sandalwood blended flawlessly for an immediate and dramatic effect. It is for aromatic or topical use.

We use doTerra brand essential oils  at our center because of their purity levels and quality.  For your convenience we have some in stock or we can order them for you.

To learn more about the benefits of  essential oils visit our page http://mydoterra.com/colleenoils

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