Aromatherapy, one of the most popular alternative healing systems prevalent in the world today, makes use of different types of aromatic compounds, to cure various ailments troubling people. The Aromatherapy Scents refer to the use of scents for therapeutic purposes and they are generally believed that different scents can be used to treat different ailments. Popular scents include lemongrass, peppermint and lavender. Lemon is a refreshing, clean aromatherapy scent while 0emongrass type is not only great as deodorizer and as a household cleaner but also has lots of health benefits. They are commonly used as cure for athlete’s foot, flu and colds as well as for varicose veins and also warts. They are also a natural painkiller that is helpful in treating muscular aches and pains that give a very relaxing feeling and also help with insomnia problems. They can also be quite helpful in restoring a hormone balance throughout the body. Peppermint scent is another one of the most used in any good aromatherapy sessions and it is also used commercially in various forms like in breath mints, toothpaste and antacids but it has many other great properties. This peppermint scent can relieve many different aches, pains and is also best for headaches. If lunch just didn't sit well with you, try them to soothe digestive disorders. If your workout is a bit too rigorous, try rubbing them on your sore muscles for some pain relief. Peppermint is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and with the aid of a doctor, is also known to help dissolve gallstones. Lavender is sometimes called blue magic and the reason why is because it has many uses such as in relaxation and handling stress.
There are combinations of scents that will make up a strong formula against stress. You can have 10 drops of black pepper oil and peppermint oil, 20 drops of lavender oil and 5 drops of chamomile oil. Add to it 5 more drops of cypress oil and all these would make up a strong anti-stress combination when mixed with a bottle of basic massage oil. There are two ways to manage stress with the use of these aromatherapy scents, through inhalation or application. Inhalation can be done through tiny drops of aromatherapy scents placed on handkerchief or it can be through air sprays or diffusers and steam inhalation that you can make use to smell the natural therapeutic scent. The second means which is application is done by directly applying it on your skin as perfume oil. You can also make use of aromatherapy bath soaps, foot and hand baths, body wash or bath oil and many others.