Essential oils are compounds extracted from plants. The concentrated plant extracts capture the plant’s scent, flavour and essence. Unique aromatic compounds are what give essential oils its characteristic essence.
Essential oils are used in aromatherapy by using plant extracts in order to facilitate health and overall well-being. Known to relieve stress and anxiety, essential oils help calm and destress, lending an aura of calm and peacefulness upon use. They are also extensively used to alleviate and reduce headaches and symptoms of migraines as well. Essential oils can also promote better quality sleep and assist with insomnia, having positive effects on sleep habits. Another interesting property is that essential oils are anti-inflammatory, antibiotic and antimicrobial – they can help fight inflammation, infections and associated issues as well.