Informative Speech On Aromatherapy

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Everyone has to start somewhere. Don’t look at aromatherapy as something you have to learn overnight and know everything before you can use it. You can start using aromatherapy immediately and just a bit at a time. Try incorporating a favorite scent in a diffuser, add it to your bath, or dab a bit on a cotton ball and smell often. You don’t need expensive equipment or the entire set of oils to get started. Just find one you like and start using it, and reading up on its properties. Aromatherapy Facts for You to Know 1. Aromatherapy uses the natural essential oils of flowers, seeds, leaves, and roots of plants to promote physical and mental health. Depending on the plant, it is the part that contains an aroma. 2. The use of aromatherapy dates back over 4,000 years with the ancient Egyptians…show more content…
The traditional medical community started using aromatherapy in the early 1900s. Introduced first in France and England, today the use is continued by holistic practitioners throughout the world. 4. Scientists believe that there are several ways essential oils can work with in the human body. They include: When used as an inhalant, the olfactory nerve takes the smell of an essential oil, and then carries it to parts of the brain that involve our emotions and hormones. When essential oils are used in massage, bath, or body products, the oils are absorbed through the skin and into the nervous and muscular systems. There are a few essential oils that can be ingested. These are absorbed by the digestive system. 5. Essential oils are chemical compounds that can be antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antiviral, anti-cancerous, anti-fungal, anti-infectious, anti-microbial, anti-tumoral, anti-parasitic, anti-viral, and antiseptic. 6. Each essential oil has its own medicinal properties. 7. Because each essential oil is different, it helps to read as much as possible about each oil and their use. This can save you time, money, and keep you from wasting

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