Understanding Essential Oils and their Benefits

There are more ill people in our world than ever before. The number of people with heart disease, diabetes, cancer, thyroid issues, lack of energy and various kinds of depression is the highest that it’s ever been in our living history. At the same time people have come to better understand the power of essential oils.

This gentle, natural form of plant-based medicine is also growing faster than ever before. The essential oils market is exploding globally and it is absolutely phenomenal. There are currently over seventeen thousand registered case studies for essential oils. We now have empirical evidence that essential oils really work as well as how best to use them. We also understand when not to use them, whom not to use them on as well as the dangers of incorrect application. Many doctors, psychologists and medical professionals have started recommending and prescribing essential oils along with standard medicine.

Parents have been using Lavender oil to soothe babies for centuries. Eucalyptus is a common remedy used for runny noses, to ease respiratory systems and for joint pain. These popular oils are now joined by oils such as Frankincense which is showing fantastic results for depression. Turmeric oil is on the rise for its results in treating cancer and Holy Basil, also known as Tulsi, is getting a lot of attention for its treatment of adrenal fatigue and anxiety.

Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body, and soul.