Everything is energy. We are all vibrating at a different frequency. The higher the frequency, the healthier we are - physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally. Essential Oils contain their own frequencies to help with different ailments. Essential Oils are also generally very oxygenating, which is also a very important aspect for our health.
Essential Oils Freshly cultivated and steam distilled, the essential oils in Young Living's collection are life-enhancing gifts from the plant kingdom, revered for centuries for their restorative properties to body, mind, and spirit. Pure essential oils now re-emerge as a key solution to the challenges facing modern lifestyles. Superior to all other supplements, Young Living's therapeutic-grade essential oils deliver positive benefits to the body through smell, direct absorption into the skin, and by normal digestive processes. Antiseptic, calming, stimulating, soothing, Young Living's essential oils bring balance to all systems of the body.
What is Aromatherapy?
Aromatherapy: aro·ma·ther·a·py - noun - The use of volatile plant oils, including essential oils, for psychological and physical well-being. Aromatherapy is defined as the use of pure, therapeutic grade essential oils to facilitate the health of body, mind and spirit. Scent is the most enduring of our senses. It has the power to transform our emotions, and heal our bodies. It can take us to another place and time.
Each of the essential oils used in Aromatherapy can be used either alone or in combinations to create a desired effect.
The aromatherapy oils are found in different parts of the plant such as the flowers, twigs, leaves and bark, or in the rind of fruit. For example, in roses essential oils are found in the flowers, in basil it is in the leaves, in sandalwood in the wood, and so on.
The methods used to extract the essential oil are time consuming and expensive and require a high degree of expertise. Given that it takes in excess of 220 pounds of rose petals to produce only 4 or 5 teaspoonfuls of oil, it is a process probably best left to professionals!
Due to the large quantity of plant material required, pure essential oils are expensive, but they are also highly effective - only a few drops at a time are required to achieve the desired aromatherapy effects. Synthetic oils are available at a lesser price, but they do not have the healing aromatherapy powers of the natural oils
Essential oils have an immediate impact on our sense of smell, also known as "olfaction". When an essential oil is inhaled, olfactory receptor cells are stimulated and the impulse is transmitted to the emotional center of the brain, or "limbic system".