Effects of Aromatherapy

By massaging essential oils into the skin the essences can penetrate the skin and can enter the blood circulation via the connective tissue and the lymphs. From there they will reach specific organs. In contrast to synthetic oils essential oils will be discarded via kidneys and lungs. It is through contact of the essential oils with the skin, the largest organ, that essential oils can distribute its multiple functions. In addition they have effects on body and soul.

Some of the numerous therapeutic effects highlight the potential of essential oils: On one hand they can be anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, anti-pyretic, mucolytic or anti-toxic and on the other they can be calming, soothing, stimulating or may be considered to be an aphrodisiac.

The large potential and wide spectrum of effects of essential oils becomes very visible in the list of applications.