06 September 2014

History and Health Advantages of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is clean and natural, and proven to relieve several health issues. A treatment method to consider for anyone thinking about alternative or holistic solutions to healing and health care.


Hippocrates: a conventionalized image in a Rom...
Hippocrates: a conventionalized image in a Roman "portrait" bust (19th century engraving) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Did you know that:

- Aromatherapy is an ancient art of healing believed to have been developed by the Egyptians.

- Hippocrates, father of modern medicine, used aromatic fumigation to cleanse Athens from the plague.

- A French chemist named Rene Maurice Gattefosset is credited with creating the term “aromatherapy”.

- Aromatherapy is used to treat several health problems: from stress and anxiety to postpartum blues.



Learn more:

Why We Love Aromatherapy (And You Should, Too!)

 

One final thought:

September is National Yoga Month and perhaps nobody has made this connection but seems to me Yoga and Aromatherapy would pair quite nicely. Don't you agree?





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