Aromatherapy is an inexpensive way of healing the body naturally of the day to day stress and strain. In this method the distilled essences of different kinds of herbs are used for relaxing the body as well as curing the body of its varied ailments.
Aromatherapy is an ancient practice where the essences of different types of natural plants are used for the promotion of the health and the well-being of a person.
The word aromatherapy comes from aroma that implies fragrance and therapy meaning treatment. In addition to relaxation from stress and strain of everyday life, aromatherapy is also used for the treating of asthma, headaches, insomnia, mental illness as well as muscular aches and pains.
Due to the pressure and tension of our day to day life, the muscles of our body become stressed. This result in cropping up of muscular aches and pains all through the body.
Aromatherapy is one of the best ways to deal with such aches and pains of the muscles. Aromatherapy massage not only helps to relax the stressed muscles but also improves blood circulation all over the body.
Essential oils like rosemary, birch, ginger, lavender, Melissa, chamomile, jasmine and marjoram are extremely beneficial for the relieving of muscle pains as well as menstrual cramps. Aromatherapy also helps to provide soothing relief to the cramping muscles.
Some of the essential oils are required for providing respite to the tensed muscles. They are: 12 drops of lavender oil, 4 drops of chamomile oil, 6 drops of marjoram oil, and 4 drops of ginger oil and 2 ounces of vegetable oil or St. John’s Wort.
Combine all these ingredients and slowly massage the cramped muscles. This method not only helps in the soothing of the muscular cramps but is also beneficial for the back ache that usually accompanies such muscular cramps.
These ingredients when mixed with vegetable oil works all the more efficiently but St. John’s Wort would be the best as this oil works outstandingly for treating sore muscles.
Therefore, it is evident that aromatherapy is effective for muscular pains and aches.