DIFFERENT APPLICATIONS FOR AROMATHERAPY SCENT
The use of perfume and scented oils is well documented throughout history. Before every important event, part of a purification ceremony was cleansing and oiling the skin with scented oils which often left the wearer in a more relaxed state. Egyptians used aromatherapy scent in their funeral ceremonies. The Romans used aromatherapy scent to lure, and the Greeks for religious ceremonies. These aromatherapy scents have been known for centuries and their health benefits endure.
Feng Shui and Use of Aromatherapy Scents
Feng Shui is one form of aromatherapy scent that incorporates five basic elements of wood, fire, metal and water and each individual element represents different aspects of life. Matching each scent with different aspects of life through Feng Shui can enhance those aspects in one’s life. The nasal passage is connected to the brain directly as are the senses of smell and emotions inextricably linked with one another. The smallest whiff of a fragrance will help do wonders for the human body.
Feng Shui incorporates aromatherapy scent and specially formulated scented oils can be used on the skin as well as on jewelry. Feng Shui believers believe in the wonderful effects that aromatherapy scents have on them since it helps to clear dead and stagnant energy, bringing instead, positive energy into the space where it is used or it can also be used to spice up a room.
Feng Shui aromatherapy scents are useful for relaxation, meditation, insomnia, rejuvenation and happiness. The most liked and popular aromatherapy scents are lavender, chamomile, rosewood, patchouli, cedar wood, eucalyptus and peppermint and each of these scents deal with specific problems which depend on the healing properties of the individual fragrances.
Whenever a person needs to unwind and relax, adding aromatherapy scents to the bath or diffusing it in your room will benefit the person, leaving him or her feeling balanced and relaxed. Putting a few drops of aromatherapy scent on one's temple or forehead will help in meditation as well as refill one's expended energies. Having a perfumed bath before retiring to bed at night will make one sleep better and a perfumed massage or bath can also revitalize the person, after a tiring day of work as well as freshen up the skin and body and soul.
The results of using the Feng Shui method of aromatherapy scents are best seen when placing certain aromas in different life areas of a home or work place and experiencing how it helps to enliven the place. Another popular method of using Feng Shui aromatherapy scents is to place essential oils either in a simmering pot or by using aroma rings that can be placed on a light bulb, which causes the heat from the light bulb to release scent into the air.
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