Discover the Healing Powers of Essential Oils
If you have ever enjoyed the scent of a rose, you’ve experienced the aromatic qualities of essential oils. These naturally occurring, volatile aromatic compounds are found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of plants. They can be both beautifully and powerfully fragrant. Essential oils give plants their distinctive smells, essential oils protect plants and play a role in plant pollination. In addition to their intrinsic benefits to plants and their beautiful fragrance, essential oils have long been used for food preparation, beauty treatment, and health-care practices.
But what exactly is a volatile aromatic compound? In short, these compounds are small organic molecules that tend to change quickly from their solid or liquid state to a gas at room temperature. They are called volatile because they change state quickly. When you first open a bottle of essential oil, you instantly notice that the aroma is potent and you can smell it typically even from some distance. The physical and chemical properties of the volatile aromatic compounds that compose essential oils allow them to quickly move through the air and directly interact with the olfactory sensors in the nose. The type of volatile aromatic compounds present in an essential oil determines both the oil’s aroma and the benefits it offers.
Due to their natural molecular composition, essential oils are easily absorbed by the skin and can be safely applied topically. Application of essential oils can have immediate, localized benefit to the target area of application. They have restorative and calming properties and can be used effectively with massage and beauty therapy. The chemical structure of essential oils also allows them to be absorbed into the bloodstream via the skin for internal benefit throughout the body.
Maintain A Healthy Mind and Body
Such unique properties make essential oils ideal for Neuro-Somacytosys Corrective Therapy (NSCT) and other therapeutic modalities – using these compounds from plants to help maintain a healthy mind and body – as well as other applications.
Over 3,000 varieties of volatile aromatic compounds have been identified to date. The nature of an essential oil varies from plant to plant, within botanical families, and from species to species. The delicate ratio of aromatic constituents found in any given essential oil are what make it unique and give it specific benefits.
I became aromatherapy certified in 2005 and have been using a variety of essential oils for over 10 years. I have chosen to only use dōTERRA CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils on my clients because they represent the safest, purest, and most beneficial essential oils available today. They are gently and skillfully distilled from plants that have been patiently harvested at the perfect moment by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy. Experienced essential oil users will immediately recognize the superior quality standard for naturally safe, purely effective therapeutic-grade dōTERRA essential oils.
If you have specific conditions and would like to discuss which oils would be most beneficial during our session please schedule a 15 min. phone consultation with me prior to our session. I provide this as a free service to my clients. We have a wealth of practical information about essential oils on this Essential Ninja website including a videos page with helpful tips, how-to recipes and essential oil education.