Facts about Aromatherapy
The use of plant oils can be traced back over 6000 years. The Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks and Romans all recognised the therapeutic properties of essential oils and plant extracts.
Aromatherapy can be defined as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. It is an art and science that seeks to explore the physiological, psychological and spiritual realm of the individual's response to aromatic extracts as well as to observe and enhance the individual's innate healing process. Source: National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy www.naha.org.