Aromatherapy is the science of using different smells to send messages through the nervous system to the ‘limbic system’ – the part of the brain that controls emotions and memories. In essence, volatile essential oils with different fragrances activate the olfactory nerves, sending signals that stimulate and enhance physical and mental wellbeing.
For example, lavender improves sleep quality and promotes relaxation, while orange will infuse the body with a burst of energy. Read on for insights on 15 wonderfully fragrant healing scents and the good work they do, and how to use them for maximum benefit.
15 Healing Aromatherapy Scents:
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