Essential oils

   Expert of intolerances, Phytotherapy and Aromatherapy "each time, crushing the petal of a flower, a leaf, any part of a plant, it releases a scent, means that it has released an essential oil."The term aromatherapy' ' indicates the use of aromatic essences, also known as volatile oils or essential oils, to ensure well-being, to prevent disease or to cure some diseases morbid. For the ' aromatherapy ' shall mean a holistic healing method that can act on physical, mental and spiritual through the use of essential oils. Essential oils are highly volatile substances, which, thanks to this feature can easily reach our nose. Including complementary therapies, aromatherapy is one of the most well known and the one that is growing more rapidly throughout the world, its therapeutic value is increasingly appreciated by researchers and physicians. Essential oils are precious fluids, sweet scent, excerpts from many varieties of plants.In fact, are used much more than you think. There are many cures, perfumes and beauty products. Essential oils are not oily, essences are concentrated particularly in some parts of the plant: flowers, resin, bark, roots, leaves, fruits, Peel; volatile fractions are obtained from plants through steam distillation. Have a complex composition. Are not soluble in aqueous solutions. Stimulate the smell disappears, since at room temperature. Essential oils have chemical and physical properties, terapeuticheEssi can be considered the soul of the plant, since they are the result of the extraction, through particular processes, energetic essence of the plant itself. Their action is never just something limited and highly specific to an organ or a device, but they are rather more general action on the body in all its affections and aromatherapy should not be viewed only as a remedy is purely symptomatic, but as a real systemic treatment.Essential oils give energy and lucidity, treat the skin and do well in body and spirit. The composition of a natural essence is much more complex than the sum of its constituents. Essence reproduced chemically in the laboratory, in fact, generate a mixture only superficially the same as the original, as demonstrated by the comparison between the activity of natural and synthetic substances.It is interesting to note how the richest botanical species of essential oils are distributed mainly in warm and sunny regions, indeed a particularly important factor relates to the characteristics of light exposure and, therefore, of light and heat.A fundamental characteristic of essential oils, extremely interesting for the effect on humans and applications is that they are perceived as smelling substances from our sense of smell. This activity is mainly stimulated sensory oils essenzialiA difference of the other senses, the olfactory stimulation are the only pass directly in the cerebral cortex, without being filtered from ' thalamus ' receptor to a preliminary analysis. Aromatic molecules that diffuse into the air to reach the top of the nasal cavities.
   Olfactory cells, once requested by aromatic molecules, chemical stimulus transform into electrical impulses which in turn stimulate the centres authorised to smell.This explains why an odor or scent can instantly evoke memories extremely live experiences even a long time ago. In this case, in fact, more than a simple reminder this is almost a repeat of past experience, who has forcefully. The memories triggered by a smell is, therefore, much more intense than that evoked an image or a sound.Essential oils can be absorbed by humans primarily through two routes: the outer (inhalation, dermal absorption, baths, massages, etc. ..) and Interior (oral), both to be used with caution and under supervision of specialists.Aromatherapy involves (through the perception of odors) emotions, memory, sensitivity and all related cognitive areas as well as the endocrine and immune; just think how much importance the scents referred to the sexual sphere of each individual. Anosmia (inability to perceive odors) causes a lowering of immunity and is associated with some types of psychological depression.
Depending on the plants, the oils found in different parts of plants: in the flowers, roots, bark, leaves, etc.
  Essential oils, depending on their potential, have their effect through 3 different frequencies of energy action:
HIGH (Note head): work astronomical and spiritual level, with stimulant effect, it is intense fragrance oils by acting with quick action; are dynamic, active oils, extroverts, which due to their high vibration and fresh are suited to concentrative activities; are extremely volatile oils
MEDIA (Note): Act on an emotional level, are essential oils, sensual and intense aroma soft harmonising and floral; have intermediate level action between oils with high frequency and low frequency ones; they are moderately volatile
LOWER (Base): Act on the physical level and are relaxing oils from action, stabilizing and balsamic with warm aroma, delicate aromas; they are little birds and their action is prolonged in time.
  Oppose the development of germs. Their power is General antiseptic, although with very different chemical compositions, and is realized both in the presence of their vapours or by direct contact, also is valuable because it is associated with a harmless to healthy tissues.They inactivate the cell deterioration. Not surprisingly the essences were widely used in antiquity for embalming of bodies.The blood that causes oils stimulates cell regeneration. Aqueous solutions of essential oils, especially the family Labiatae (lavender, Sage, Rosemary, thyme), facilitate the processes of tissue repair and stimulate healing of wounds and skin ulcers, preventing bacterial sovrainfezioni.You have helpfully in the removal of insects, moths, mosquitoes. In particular, thyme, Bay leaves and geranium.Useful in treating painful joint disorders such as osteoarthritis. They also applied locally, through massage, compresses or due to their ability to spread from skin deep tissue.Are stimulants of endocrine glands, the adrenal cortex, responsible for the ability to resist stress.


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