Aromatherapy of India
Aromatherapy is a
form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known
as essential oils, and similar aromatic compounds from plants, for the
purpose of improving a person's mood, cognitive function or health.
Preliminary scientific evidence is growing in all these areas.
utilized in ancient India with essential oils and incense. Ayurveda, the
indigenous system of medicine, has used floral and other herbal essences
for thousands of years. Ayurvedic practitioners abundantly utilized
herbal essences for both psychological and physical ailments, in
addition to incense aromatherapy. According to Ayurveda, an individual's
qualities are harmonized when the inherent qualities of various
medicinal herbs and flowers are introduced.
Although some doctors doubt the efficiency of Aromatherapy, medical
researches have scientifically proved that Aromatherapy may produce both
psychological and physiological effects. Aromatherapy benefits includes
stress and headache relief, sleep improvement, mood boosting, hormones,
regulation, muscles, relaxation, stimulation of the immune system ,
blood circulation, skin diseases healing etc.