Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is an alternative medicine that uses the smell from essential oils to treat conditions. Learn more about aromatherapy, including what it exactly is, how to practice it and what role essential oils play.


Essential oils, the fragrant, concentrated liquids extracted from the flowers, leaves, roots, bark, and fruit of an aromatic plant, are the main ingredients in aromatherapy treatments. Learn about essential oils and their properties.

Our aromatherapy treatments are for relatively minor problems that you would normally treat at home. These treatment recipes were designed for you to start making your own aromatherapy preparations. Learn how to treat common conditions with aromatherapy.

Prevent insect bites with our fragrant recipe for insect repellent. And if you get bitten before you use the repellent, you can mix up your own treatment. Learn how to treat insect bites with aromatherapy.

Make our ZZZZ Formula and get a good night's sleep. Using our quick recipe, you can make your own aromatherapy insomnia treatment, and you can tailor its scent to your own preferences.

You don't need to spend lots of money on Tiger Balm or similar manufactured liniments for joint pain. Instead, you can make your own using readily available ingredients and our easy instructions.

Everyone forgets things from time to time. You can reduce the frequency by enhancing your memory with aromatherapy. Our memory formula uses natural ingredients to improve recall and concentration.

If menopause symptoms are bothering you, aromatherapy might be part of the solution. Learn how to make this body oil, which can help to relieve hot flashes, mood swings, and other symptoms.

Make this oil and apply it yourself or, better yet, get someone to give you a massage with it to get rid of muscle cramps caused by exercise, stress, or menstruation.

Soothe a pounding head -- even a migraine -- when you learn how to get rid of a headache with aromatherapy. Find out how to make hot or cool compresses and warming hand soaks with essential oils.

Painful herpes outbreaks can be shortened and relieved when you learn how to treat herpes with aromatherapy. Find out how to prepare a mixture of essential oils for the affected area.

Itchy, red hives are caused by food or other allergies, but if you have them, you just want to make the itching stop! Follow these tips to get rid of hives with aromatherapy.

Feeling sickly? Tired of endless colds and infections? Learn how to treat a weak immune system with aromatherapy. Essential oils can promote healing and boost the immune system. Find out how!

Nothing is worse than a bout of nausea, intestinal gas, or stomach pains caused by stress, so find relief naturally with a selection of essential oils. Learn how to use aromatherapy for nausea relief.

No need to stress out about nerve pain with this soothing remedy. You can make this formula yourself from natural ingredients and keep a supply on-hand for nerve injuries and chronic nerve pain.

If you even suspect you have poison ivy or sumac, mix up a batch of our remedies. Using soothing aromatherapy ingredients, the contents are all natural and will bring you relief from the itching.

You don't need to just put up with the irritability, bloating, and pain that many women experience from PMS. Instead, you can make these simple aromatherapy remedies to help soothe the symptoms.

Singers have always used essential oils to treat sore throats. You can too with our remedies. The spray is both an anti-inflammatory and an antiseptic. The neck wrap soothes the pain of swollen glands.

Enjoy a hot bath or a soothing massage and relax with our aromatherapy mixtures. The essential oils they contain are known to relieve stress, and you can make them yourself with our easy instructions.

Clove bud oil is the key to this tooth pain treatment. This article explains how to make and to use a toothache oil that will soothe tooth pain in adults and teething children.

You can make your own remedy for the discomfort of varicose veins and hemorrhoids with all natural ingredients. This article provides lists of effective ingredients and easy instructions for two formulas.

You may be able to get rid of warts using two essential oils, though they can't remove the virus that causes warts from your system. You can also learn to identify genital warts.

Treat cuts with aromatherapy when you select and apply essential oils with antiseptic properties. Learn how to treat cuts by fighting germs and promoting natural healing with these simple instructions.

Fragrances can lift one's mood, so aromatherapy for depression uses the scents of essential oils to ease anxiety, paranoia, and mental fatigue. Learn how to use neroli or petitgrain and other essential oils as antidepressants.

Aromatherapy treatment for dermatitis includes naturally soothing salves and baby powder made with essential oils. Find out how healing and drying essential oils can help improve skin conditions from dermatitis to diaper rash.

An earache, usually due to infection, can make you miserable, but aromatherapy can help get rid of an earache. Follow these instructions to use essential oils to reduce pain and swelling around the ears.