Aromatherapy Oils

Aromatherapy Oils Blog Banner

What are Aromatherapy Oils?

Essential oils also known as aromatherapy oils are unique products made from flowers, herbs and tree parts.  The oils are extracted from plant leaves, barks and roots.  

These oils are combined with a carrier oil which is an oil taken from a plant’s nut, kernel or seed to create the aromatherapy oil. 

Aromatherapy oils provide numerous health benefits, check out the examples below:

Aromatherapy Oils for Stress Relief

Lavender Oil

Lavender Oil – Lavender contains compounds such as linalool and linalyl acetate which provide soothing effects on our nervous system. 

These compounds interact with the neurotransmitters in the brain to regulate mood and emotion, which in turn helps reduce stress symptoms. 

Researchers have suggested that inhaling lavender oil lowers cortisol levels, this is the hormone associated with stress and by lowering levels of this hormone helps us develop a sense of calmness.

Bergamot Oil – This particular oil is derived from the peel of the bergamot orange and is known for it’s uplifting and calming properties.

The citrus scent of the bergamot oil helps reduce anxiety, stress and even relieve symptoms of depression. 

The unique combination of stimulating and relaxing effects it provides us, makes this oil an ideal choice for those who are suffering from mental imbalance during stressful periods of our life.

Bergamot Oil

Aromatherapy Oils For Sleep

Ylang Ylang Oil

Ylang Ylang Oil – This oil is made from the extract of tropical trees in Asia. 

Ylang ylang is a popular oil for those that have poor sleep health because it is a potent sleep remedy. 

Also this oil helps lower blood pressure and heart rate which naturally sets the body up for sleep. 

When breathed in, this oil gives a fruity and pleasing scent, which users have found provides a calming effect on their body.

Marjoram Oil – Many  essential oils will help you get to sleep, but marjoram oil will actually keep you there. 

The sweet fragrance from this oil helps to soothe you both physically and mentally, as well as help you achieve a deep, peaceful sleep where you truly heal and recharge.

Marjoram Oil
Clary Sage Oil

Clary Sage Oil – This is the ideal oil if you suffer from depression symptoms, especially during the night. 

Unlike regular sage, clary sage oil excels at combating dark thoughts that would regularly plague the mind.

Furthermore clary sage oil will soothe your troubled mind enough to help overcome such obstacles so that you can attain a deep restful slumber.

Aromatherapy Oils for Pain

Peppermint Oil – is a minty oil, steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops of the peppermint herb.

It is nature’s oldest medicinal painkiller oil and is one of the best pain-relieving oils.

Whether it’s for muscular aches and pains, headaches, migraines, digestive pain, or other kind of pain.

Furthermore this is an anti-inflammatory oil and is stimulating which provides an uplifting feeling to our mind and emotions.

Peppermint Oil
Ginger Oil

Ginger Oil – is a woody oil, derived from the unpeeled dried ground roots of the zingiber officinale plant.

This oil is great for debility and nervous exhaustion and is also warming, circulation stimulating, pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory. 

Which is great for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, IBS, fibromyalgia, joint and muscle pain and stomach pain.

Therefore making this essential oil ideal for chronic pain sufferers.

Frankincense Oil – is a woody oil, steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia carterii tree. 

This is an ancient oil that is used for nervous tension, stress and panic symptoms.

It’s also provides pain relief thanks to it’s anti-inflammatory properties.

Frankincense Oil

Thank you for reading, we hope you have learnt something new and if you would like to experience the effects of aromatherapy oils, book an aromatherapy massage via our book system.