Frequently Asked Questions
What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy is the use of the life force of plants known as pure essential oils. Specific oils can be used to treat specific ailments but you do no need to be ill to benefit from aromatherapy.
How can I benefit from aromatherapy?
Using pure essential oils promote wellbeing, maintain your body's equilibrium, reduce stress and increase alertness. A few examples of how pure essential oils can be used are 1) a lavender blend will help relax and have a good nights sleep 2) a citrus blend can be use to promote conversations.
How is it used?
An oil burner is found in almost every home. Adding a few drops of pure essential oils to your oil burner most practical way of getting the benefits of aromatherapy. Other ways of application include massage, bath and lotions.
Where do essential oils come from?
Essential oils are extracted from different parts of plants. These plant parts include leaves, flowers, berries, bark and citrus rind. The basic principle of extracted essential oils has remained the same for hundreds of years. The techniques for extracting the pure essential oil have improved tremendously making the oils more affordable and available.
How are Pure Essential Oils extracted?
The most common and economical form of extraction is steam distillation. This method will extract the pure essential oil as close as possible to the oil that exists in the plant. Other methods include cold press, carbon dioxide extraction and hydro infusion.