Vesex Aromatherapy – is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils,
and similar aromatic compounds from plants, for the purpose of improving a person's mood, cognitive function or health.
Preliminary scientific evidence is growing in all these areas. An aroma therapist is the person who performs the aromatherapy.
Essential oils have been used for therapeutic purposes for nearly 6,000 years. The ancient Chinese, Indians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans used essential oils in cosmetics, perfumes, and drugs. Essential oils were also commonly used for spiritual, therapeutic, hygienic, and ritualistic purposes
Aromatherapy is used in a wide range of settings -- from health spas to hospitals -- to treat a variety of conditions. In general, aromatherapy appears to ease pain, enhance mood, and promote a sense of relaxation.
Massage therapy with essential oils may also be of value (together with medications or therapy) for people with depression. The smells of the oils are believed to stimulate positive emotions through the limbic system (the area of the brain responsible for memories and emotions). Clinical studies have found that chemical compounds in certain essential oils have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Aromatherapy methods: massage, bath, vaporization, inhalation, skin care, compresses.