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Aromatherapy Herbs

Aromatherapy Herbs — Aromatherapy is an alternative field of medicine used for the treatment or prevention of diseases. It involves use of herbal oils. Aromatherapy activates the limbic system and emotional centers of the brain, activate thermal receptors, and kill microbes and fungi.

Aromatherapy is used in the treatment of various diseases such as bronchitis, fatigue, migraines, respiratory ailments, acne, arthritis, muscular aches and pains, cystitis, cold and flu. Aromatherapy also encourages emotional peace and calm with a gently calming effect on mind, body and emotions.

Some of the major aromatherapy herbs are:

  • Basil
  • Bergamot (Citrus Bergamia)
  • Birch
  • Cajeput
  • Cedarwood (Juniperus Virginiana)
  • Chamomile (Anthemis Nobilis)
  • Citronella
  • Clary Sage (Salvia Sclarea)
  • Clove
  • Cypress (Cypressus Sempervirens)
  • Fir
  • Frankincense (Boswellia Carteri)
  • Gardenia
  • Geranium (Pelargonium Graveloens)
  • Ginger
  • Grapefruit (Citrus Paradisi)
  • Jasmine (Jasminum Officinale)
  • Jojoba
  • Juniper berry (Juniperus Communis)
  • Lavender (Lavandula Officinalis)
  • Lemon (Citrus Limonum)
  • Lemon grass
  • Lime (Citrus Aurantifolia)
  • Mandarin (Citrus Reticulata)
  • Marjoram (Origanum Marjorana)
  • Myrrh
  • Neroli (Citrus Aurantium)
  • Nutmeg
  • Palmarosa (Cymbopogon Martini)
  • Patchouli (Pogostemon Cablin)
  • Peppermint (Mentha Arvensis)
  • Pine
  • Rose (Rosa Damascena)
  • Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis)
  • Rosewood (Aniba Rosaeodora)
  • Sandalwood (Santalum Album)
  • Sage
  • Sassafra
  • Spearmint
  • Spruce
  • Tangerine fragrance
  • Thyme (Thymus Vulgaris)
  • Ylang Ylang (Cananga Odorata)

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