Aroma Oil Massage

Aromatherapy uses plant materials and aromatic plant oils, including oils, and other aroma compounds for improving psychological or well-being.

It can be offered as a complementary or as a form of alternative . Complementary can be offered alongside standard treatment, with alternative medicine offered instead of conventional, evidence-based treatments.

Aromatherapists, who specialize in the practice of aromatherapy, utilize blends of essential oils that can be issued through topical application, , inhalation or immersion to stimulate a desired response.

The modes of application of aromatherapy include:

Aerial diffusion: for environmental fragrancing or aerial disinfection
Direct inhalation: for respiratory disinfection, decongestant, expectoration as well as psychological effects
Topical applications: for massage, baths, compresses, therapeutic skin care

Aromatherapy is the treatment or prevention of disease by use of essential oils. Other stated uses include pain and reduction, enhancement of energy and short-term memory, relaxation, hair loss prevention, and reduction of eczema-induced itching.

Two basic mechanisms are offered to explain the purported effects. One is the influence of aroma on the , especially the limbic system through the olfactory system. The other is the direct pharmacological effects of the essential oils.