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Benefits and Uses of Essential Oils

Feb 29, 2008
If you put three to four drops of essential oils of your choice in warm water, lean over it with a towel overhead, you can cure pimples, acne and spots. A steam facial for ten to fifteen minutes once a week with it also helps curing skin problems. Essential oils have very rich amounts of biologically active compounds.

Aromatherapy is a scented form of soothing and relaxation treatments. All different types of essential oils are used to achieve different degrees of aromatherapy. These oils are naturally occurring volatile oils that are obtained by cold expression or steam distillation. It will have the characteristically familiar aroma from the plant part from which it was derived.

Some of the common essential oils are having medicinal values which have been used widely in ancient folk medicines and they are still being very widely used today. Many people have claimed that Essential Oils have a very aromatic, uplifting and relaxing effect on the mind. The medical use of it proposed by people who are selling medicinal range are from remedies for cancer and skin treatments.

These Essential oils are very complex mixers which comprise of many single compounds and are a rich source of biologically active compounds. Different types of oils have been used extensively on seperate ancient historical periods.

It is important to remember that pimples, acne and spots can be cured with patience and an over all good health. Essential oils will be effective only if you take care of your over all health by eating healthy and by controlling stress. You also need to remember that if you over do things it will not help cure faster for example don't wash face too frequently or don't scrub your face while wiping it, or don't use any harsh alcohol based products. Our body gives out its normal amount of sebum during the day if you disturb it the body gives out loads of it which would cause the pores to block further. In short remember not to over do things for faster results.

The next important question that comes to ones mind is which essential oil would do away with all these skin problems? The answer being tea tree, jasmine, ylang ylang, grapefruit, helichrysum, lavender, sandalwood are few among the oils which are known to have controlled skin problems like acne, spots, pimples etc

The origin goes way back in times of ancient Rome, Egypt and Greece. It reaches out throughout middle and far east. Aroma therapy is based on the essence of plant with some identifiable aroma or flavor that people thought it could be put to some use.
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Saifuddin Indorewala like to research and write on health topics including Essential Oils and its Cure. To know all about it, visit http://www.About-EssentialOils.com
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