Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Quick Guide into DIY Aromatherapy

Some people are skeptical about Aromatherapy believing that there are lot of myths and little truth about the benefits of essential oils. To some extent, this is not arguable. With many self-proclaimed alternative medicine and herbal health practitioners, aromatherapy has been maligned. However, we bring clarity to the situation. This is a discussion about how aromatherapy can be easily used at home, as a therapeutic medium for overall wellness.

Learn the Basics First

Yes, aromatherapy is an acquired skill. You cannot become an overnight expert by just reading the many online articles and e-books on the subject. The reason is simple—everybody has a different way of reacting to scents. Every fragrance is somewhat exclusive and how your senses perceive it cannot be foretold. You need to get familiar with the basics of using fragrant essential oils—at the core of DIY aromatherapy. You need to equip yourself with the basics about which essential oil is more suited for psychological wellness and which is a better option to cure a stuffed nose.

  • Don't experiment too much at the start
  • Try to follow resources that have some credibility
  • Develop an explorer’s mindset to explore the entire landscape of fragrances
  • Equip yourself with standard tools like a diffuser

From Precautions to Tips, Use Our DIY Aromatherapy Wisdom

There are some oils that are better applies after a warm bath. Some are more suited for skin application while Agarwood chips are a great option for releasing that woody scent into the air. Try to restrain the enthusiasm during the first few days of application. DIY aromatherapy can go horribly wrong if you overwhelm your senses. This can attune them to only overbearing, stronger scents. When applying on skin, keep in mind that essential oils are highly concentrated oils. You must make sure that you carefully read the manufacturer’s instructions for proper usage.

  • Massages are a great way to start this journey
  • Never forget carrier oils whenever recommended for a strong essential oil
  • Always follow the rules for dilution—don't over or under dilute as this can ruin the oil’s medicinal effects
  • Use facial tonic oils only when you  have absolute surety about facial application
  • Adding a fragrant essential oil to your bath is a great way to test the fragrance
  • Humidifiers are a great way to spread the more subtle fragrances indoors

Persist to Learn & Discover what Works for You

Once you start using different fragrances as a part of your DIY aromatherapy sessions, you will realize that there are so many ways to incorporate it in your daily life. You should think outside the box too. If you believe that a few tissue papers with a drop of rose oil on them soothes your senses at your workplace, then do give it a try. Get creative, be a discoverer and don't be afraid of making a few mistakes. The world of aromatherapy is magical and undefined….

How Mukhallat.com can help you in this journey?

We procure and retail the true, organic essential oils free from alcohol and chemical additives. You should find the following useful for your DIY aromatherapy sessions:

Jumana Body Oil that is a great bet for soulful massages
  • Expect notes of cinnamon, clove and some amber

Noora Body Massage Oil
  • Be floored by notes of orange, honey, rose and some vanilla

Lavender Body Oil
  • Feel the aura of true essential oils with authentic Lavender Oil

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