Aromatherapy a holistic healer of Ayurveda

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Aromatherapy, has been an important branch of Ayurveda used for internal as well as external treatments. Ayurvedic physicians healed various ailments with this therapy. It is holistic and has a great scope in the modern medical science.

Ayurvedic Aromatherapy

Can you believe that Aromatherapy can cure many of your ailments that affect your body, mind and soul? It can. It has been an effective part of the ancient medical system Ayurveda.

Aromatherapy of Ayurveda reached the western world through the ancient traders
Aromatherapy, has been an important branch of Ayurveda used for internal as well as external treatments. Ayurvedic physicians healed various ailments, using dried and fresh herbs, floral waters and essential oils extracted from the herbs.

Ayurvedic knowledge spread to various parts of the ancient world such as Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece and ancient China through the trade communication which was at great heights in ancient times.

Modern world Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy which has been used in Ayurveda for thousands of years came to be used as modern aromatherapy when it was introduced to the world in 1928 by Rene Maurice Gattefosse, a French chemist. His book on this therapy titled “Aromatherapy”, published in 1937, enlightened the western world with this branch of treatment. His book describes how essential oils such as lavender oil could be used for healing purposes.

Aromatherapy for holistic healing

Ayurvedic system used the essential oils and other products of fragrance for healing the body, mind and soul. It used them for curative as well as preventive purposes. Panchakarma, one of the main branches of Ayurveda, uses essential oils for massaging treatment called “Abyanga”.

Aromatherapy relaxes both body and mind, relieves pain and restores refreshed energy to the body systems. This therapy has been effective in preventing stress and anxiety-related disorders. It has been successful in relieving or reducing muscular and rheumatic pains and digestive problems.

Aromatherapy has a great scope

In the modern health world, Ayurvedic knowledge and products may be used in various ways if they are properly studied under the modern scientific enlightenment. There is great scope for the alternative therapies such as Aromatherapy of Ayurveda since they are holistic and more reliable than the conventional systems.

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Aromatherapy, Ayurveda, Depression, Essential Oils, Fragrance, Herbal Oils, Holistic Healer, Internal And External, Massage, Relax

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author avatar Mark Gordon Brown
13th Mar 2014 (#)

I know some incenses can really change how a person feels.

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author avatar vpaulose
13th Mar 2014 (#)

Thank you dear brother &Guruji Mark for this comment.

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author avatar Fern Mc Costigan
13th Mar 2014 (#)

Interesting post

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author avatar vpaulose
13th Mar 2014 (#)

Thank you dear Fern

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author avatar Songbird B
13th Mar 2014 (#)

Healing can come in many forms, and this made a really interesting and informative read vpaulose..\0/x

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author avatar vpaulose
13th Mar 2014 (#)

I am extremely glad to see you back to comment. Thank you dear sister Songbird.

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author avatar Delicia Powers
13th Mar 2014 (#)

just lovely...thank you vpaulose...:0)

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author avatar vpaulose
13th Mar 2014 (#)

Sweet comment. Thank you dear sister Delicia.

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author avatar Randhir Bechoo
15th Mar 2014 (#)

Good Information.

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author avatar vpaulose
22nd Mar 2014 (#)

Thank you

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author avatar Kingwell
9th Apr 2014 (#)

Interesting!

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author avatar vpaulose
14th Apr 2014 (#)

Thank you for this comment. Hope for a fruitful friendship.

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author avatar Denise Larkin
14th May 2014 (#)

An excellent article about aromatherapy. I always use aromatherapy creams.

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author avatar vpaulose
16th May 2014 (#)

Thank you dear sister Denise for the comment.

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author avatar Rajani venu
29th Oct 2014 (#)

Very interesting sir....

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author avatar vpaulose
29th Oct 2014 (#)

Thank you Rajani.

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