Aromatherapy

  • What is Aromatherapy?
  • Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that has gained popularity. The practice of Aromatherapy involves using the natural oils extracted from parts of plants. These oils are extracted from all parts of the plants, roots to flowers. These oils have been used to improve and enhance physical and psychological well being.
  • What are the benefits of Aromatherapy?
  • The essential oils extracted from the various parts of the plants have a smell or aroma and it is thought that inhaling them can stimulate brain functions. Essential oils can also be placed on the skin and absorbed into the body to aid in whole body healing. Each essential oil has its own healing properties.

How to use Aromatherapy:

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Inhalation of oil vapors

Place a small amount on palms and inhale or place a few drops on a aromatherapy bracelet for hours of aroma. This is a great way to end a meditation or to help you relax when needed.

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Massage therapy

To aid mental and muscle relaxation providing both physiological and psychological benefits. When used for massage therapy the oils diluted in a carrier oil such as almond, jojoba, coconut or lotion like shea butter.

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Bathing or showering

Add a few drops to a warm bath or use a shower gel infused with a essential oil like lavender. Start the morning off by relaxing and enhancing help your physical balance.

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Diffusing oils into the air

Diffusers spread the aromas of the essential oils through out the air. Think of it as candle without a flame. The diffusers are provided both aesthetic and therapeutic benefits. These scientifically produced oil diffusers look like a piece of art that provide wellness benefits.

Please stop in, call us at 412-431-5766 or email hilltoppharm818@gmail.com for a complete listing of our essential oil line. We can also help with recipes for using different oils to help you achieve your health and wellness goals. Sign up for the newsletter on the home page to become educated on other alternative medicine options