We’ve all heard of the refreshing nature of essential oils, but did you know that Aromatherapy can also protect and heal the body through it’s wide range of benefits? Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant oils and essential oils through a variety of methods, to promote physical and emotional wellbeing. Aromatherapy essential oils are created using dozens of medicinal plants. Flowers, herbs, roots and trees grown all over the world, transforming health and wellbeing naturally. Here are 5 reasons why to make the most of these reinvigorating wonders in your everyday life!
It happens to all of us – digestive issues are not fun! Aromatherapy, however, can provide powerful relief to your digestive woes. This natural remedy aids your digestion by helping to stimulate digestive enzymes that make it easier to break down and absorb the nutrients, fats and protein that you inherently need. This further reduces necrosis, erosion and haemorrhage of the stomach wall, significantly reducing stomach pain, indigestion, and stomach spasms. Aromatherapy oils such as ginger, turmeric, grapefruit, peppermint, lemon, chamomile and eucalyptus can aid with preventing these issues, banishing digestive discomfort. The ‘In Essence’ essential oil Digest sold instore at Bagga’s, contains stimulating ingredients such as lemon and peppermint to rid you of your digestive issues. So, why not come in-store on your morning walk or after a tiresome day at work, and purchase one for yourself?
Boost energy levels
In a society characterised by strenuous movement and routine, we could all use an energy boost. Unfortunately, common stimulants such as coffee and cigarettes damage our bodies and leave us feeling more deflated at the end of the day. Aromatherapy, however, does the opposite. Did you know that aromatherapy and essential oils can help to boost your energy levels for the long-term through their restoring elements, leaving you rejuvenated, attentive and energised? Chief ingredients to look for in essential oils to aid with the uplifting of energy levels include grapefruit, lemongrass, eucalyptus and rosemary. Now you can attend that Pilates class you’ve been itching to try, or even that running club you’ve had your eye on, with confidence!
Soothing sore joints, muscle pains and managing pain
Whether you’ve been experiencing strong discomfort in your foot, or pain in your head, Aromatherapy can provide relief for many ailments. To help soothe tight or tense muscles, achy joints, inflamed tissue injuries, or pain from headaches, a combination of different aromatherapy oils can be inhaled or applied to the troubled area. Popular essential oils for nearly any source of pain include peppermint, spearmint, rosemary and frankincense. The Headache essential oil created by ‘In Essence’ and sold within the lifestyle department of our store, can ease with symptoms associated with a headache including a mild migraine, sinusitis and nausea. As such, this provides an alternate natural remedy to restore peacefulness internally, allowing you to move on comfortably with your daily schedule.
Improving sleep quality
Are you constantly feeling exhausted due to a lack of quality sleep each night? If so, fear not, for once again, aromatherapy is a proven solution that can assist you with achieving a balanced sleep schedule, leaving you feeling well-rested, and ultimately, more productive during the day. Those with insomnia, anxiety or are simply having trouble with falling into a deep slumber each night can benefit from induced essential oils, specifically oils possessing lavender, chamomile, rose and ylang ylang. Using either an aromatherapy candle, electronic diffuser or oil burner an hour or so before sleep, opt for an essential oil such as the ‘In Essence’ Sleep essential oil sold in the lifestyle segment of Baggas, to ensure you receive the quality sleep you inherently deserve. Plus, it even provides a refreshing scent to your room! What’s not to love about this?
Reducing stress and anxiety
We all experience it. Whether it’s before a daunting presentation at work or even during an outing with people you aren’t familiar with, stress and anxiety tend to wrack our thoughts causing a sense of uneasiness. However, many studies demonstrate that essential oils such as lavender and chamomile used in aromatherapy practices can assist people who feel stressed or anxious, to feel relaxed and restored. If you’re new to aromatherapy, a simple way to begin is by adding several drops of relaxing essential oils to a soaking bath, such as the ‘In Essence’ Stress essential oil, soothing your mind and body. Now you can commence your day feeling confident and ready to brace the days challenges, or even wind down at the end of the day feeling reinvigorated for the following day!