Aromatherapy works on the body, mind and spirit through inhalation or application to the skin.
Numerous studies show that the scent of lavender, when inhaled, affects the beta waves thus reducing stress and promoting calmness.
Lavender has been historically used to help Alzheimer's patients remain calm, relaxed, stay "here in the moment" longer. (www.naha.org)
The Benefits of Aromatherapy (Aromatherapy has been traditionally used in the following ways)
~Balances mood, emotions and physical issues
~Assists in alleviating anxiety and depression
~Reduces aches and pains
~Assists in the symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress
~Alleviates symptoms of cancer and treatment
~Improves quality of life
~Essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory