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.
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Aromatherapy: Lemongrass

Lemongrass is an important medicinal and culinary herb. Its essential oil, known for its lemon/herbal fragrance, is one of the most popular in the world. Learn how lemongrass is used in aromatherapy.

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  • Aromatherapy: Bergamot

    Aromatherapy: Bergamot

    What makes Earl Grey tea unique is the addition of the bergamot essential oil, which also flavors many beverages and candies. This essential oil has antiviral and antibiotic properties. Learn how bergamot is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Birch

    Aromatherapy: Birch

    The scent and flavor known as wintergreen owes its origin to birch, which also flavors many beverages and candies. This essential oil has astringent properties and can prevent dandruff. Learn how birch is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Cedarwood

    Aromatherapy: Cedarwood

    Wardrobes and chests made from cedarwood will repel insects. Cedarwood essential oil is known to fight acne, promote circulation, and clear mucus. Use cedarwood oil to treat insect bites. Learn how cedarwood is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Chamomile

    Aromatherapy: Chamomile

    Chamomile is most familiar as a tea known to relax nerves, settle the stomach, and enhance appetite. This essential oil has is gentle enough to use on infants and is good for many skin ailments. Learn how chamomile is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Cinnamon

    Aromatherapy: Cinnamon

    Cinnamon popularity as a spice has overshadowed its many healing properties. Cinnamon essential oil is used as a mental and physical stimulant. This essential oil has digestive and mood-enhancing properties. Learn how cinnamon is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Clary Sage

    Aromatherapy: Clary Sage

    Clary sage has aromatherapy applications that enhance clarity of mind and fight depression. Clary sage essential oil flavors many beverages, candies, and clove cigarettes. Learn how clary sage is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Clove

    Aromatherapy: Clove

    Cloves have many stimulating properties in aromatherapy. This essential oil has antifungal and antibiotic properties, and can soothe a teething baby's gums. Learn how clove is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Cypress

    Aromatherapy: Cypress

    Cypress essential oil is great for relaxing muscles, and promoting clarity of thought. This essential oil has antiseptic and blood-stanching properties. Learn how cypress is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Eucalyptus

    Aromatherapy: Eucalyptus

    Highly antiseptic eucalyptus oil has long been used to treat all manner of infections. This essential oil has antiviral and antibiotic properties, and can relieve joint pain. Learn how eucalyptus is used in aromatherapy. See more »

  • Aromatherapy: Fir

    Aromatherapy: Fir

    Fir is well known as a popular Christmas tree. The tree and its scent were associated with rebirth. Fir essential oil has antiseptic properties and can soothe muscle pain such as rheumatism. Learn how fir is used in aromatherapy. See more »

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