Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils for physical, psychological and spiritual well-being.
Essential oils are highly aromatic substances that found in glands or cells of certain plants, and it is called an essence. Essence from a plant is to used for protection from predators and to attract pollinators. After the distillation or extraction of a plant, the aromatic substance is referred to as an essential oil.
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. – National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy –
Aromatherapy is a caring, hands-on therapy which seeks to induce relaxation, to increase energy, to reduce the effects of stress and to restore lost balance to mind, body, and soul. – Robert Tisserand –