In aromatherapy, Essential
Oils are considered as alternative medicines. These are basically
plant based compounds that are derived by using cold pressing and
steam or water distillation technique. Obtained aroma based extract
is combines with carrier oils to make these ready to use. Essential
Oils are either rubbed on skin or are dissolved or are inhaled.
Pleasant smell of these substances stimulates brain to control
senses, behavior and emotion of users. Usually, flowers, barks, seeds
and fruits of plants are used to obtain these fragrant oils. Based on
their content, these are used to treat a number of health conditions
like nausea, headache and infections. These are also used to uplift
depressed mood, to improve digestive function and also to rejuvenate
mind and body.