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May 7, 2008
Aromatherapy is considered an ancient science. Its origin backs to the sixty centuries. It applies the extracted oils from trees, flowers, resins, and herbs. The importance of these oils is that they enhance mood and have cleansing properties as well. The result of modern life is shown in the effects of excessive pollution, quick food, stress, lack of suitable training, and the full-schedules of business, on our health and souls as well. People nowadays, are eager to return to ancient methods to obtain some balance. Aromatherapy is used to treat some skin troubles, especially that using basic oils. It must taking caution not to use the oils without diluting. Also, practicing some exercises of aromatherapy skin care is very important for renewal of the skin and facial skin's cells. To clean and renew the cells of skin well, it must pour 3 - 5 drops of basic oil in a hot water and add one spoon of milk or honey to the mixture. The face can be nearer to the steam of this bowl while covering the head with a towel. This way is called the facial steam. Above all, to breath that steam is the best way of relaxing.

Facial masque is another way of aromatherapy skin care. It assists in maintaining the freshness and hydration of the facial skin. To manage this way, it is important to mix 2 - 3 drops of the basic oils with honey mashed avocado, moistened clay, or egg white. It may apply to a dampened face. The masque can be left on the face for 10 - 15 minutes to allow its dry then the face may be washed thoroughly.

There are many oils that used generally. Some of them are jojoba, frankincense and German chamomile. Their use must be based on the skin's type. Adding 10 drops of basic oils to a carrier will be helpful to nourish and heal the skin. The mixture will be applied in case of some troubles in the skin. This way is called a facial oil blend.

Another aspect of aromatherapy skin care, to keep the skin refreshed and stimulate the lymphatic system, is `Skin Brushing'. A drop of essential oils with a tablespoonful of honey should be mixed and applied with the help of a natural bristle skin brush.

Selected suitably and used carefully, essential oils - being natural, safe and effective - can work wonder to the body and spirit even where other methods have not been fruitful. Aromatherapy has even been used successfully for treating traumatic cases. One should, however, ascertain the quality as a large number of cheap chemical copies of essential oils are also available in the market.
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