Connect with your Essence
Since ancient times, man has used aromatic plants for food, healing, aesthetic and spiritual purposes. Human beings have been using essential oils to balance of body, mind and spirit.
There are hundreds of mentions of herbs and other plants in the Sacred Hebrew Scriptures and vast evidence in ancient cultures such as Egyptian, Chinese, Indian, Greek, Roman and Persian, among others.
What do these special aromatic plants have? Its essential oils whether in flowers, leaves, rinds, barks, resins or roots, aromatic plants are characterized by volatile and ultralight liquids that serve to defend against pests and predators.
Called “essential” because they constitute the essence of this type of plants, each oil has unique and powerful characteristics. Most antiseptics, antibiotics and antivirals, for humans are also tools to maintain the balance of your body, mind and spirit.
For many years essential oils were kept out of the modern pharmacopoeia, however today there is a resurgence and revaluation of them.
Moreover, we have the opportunity to learn their properties, their uses and create the necessary conditions to connect with nature and lead a vibrant and healthy life, away from harmful chemicals and toxic environments.
Aromatherapy is the art of using essential oils, the odor component of aromatic plants, to balance, harmonize and promote the health of the body, mind and spirit.
Do not be surprised then that when coming into contact with essential oils you have an improved mood, reduced stress and anxiety, a strengthened immune system, better sleep, less cravings and more balance of the functions of your physiological system.
Essential oils will also help you to pause, enjoy the present as if it were a gift, and to feel stronger, confident and empowered.
According to the National Association of Holistic Aromatherapy (NAHA) “Aromatherapy, also referred to as Essential Oil therapy, can be defined as the art and science of utilizing naturally extracted aromatic essences from plants to balance, harmonize and promote the health of body, mind and spirit. It seeks to unify physiological, psychological and spiritual processes to enhance an individual’s innate healing process.”
It is a complementary technique to the so-called traditional medicine and in recent years has gained recognition and acceptance. In fact, it is currently used with great effectiveness to promote relaxation, balance emotions, help concentration, reduce problems of memory and learning, relieve inflammation, fight viruses and bacteria and regulate hormones, among other applications.
In a time where the rhythm of life does not let us enjoy the really important things and stress occupies a common place; In a time where we get used to living with evils such as depression, anxiety, insomnia, eating disorders, attention disorders, dysfunctions of all kinds, obesity and chronic diseases … the return to nature offers us a way out.
Apparently, it is time to pause and connect with our true essence: nature.