Hot Tub Aromatherapy: Beneficial, or Bunk?

Hot Tub Aromatherapy: Beneficial, or Bunk?

Aromatherapy: Does It Really Work?

From Swim University

Using the olfactory senses for theraputic benefits is an ancient practice that seems to reappear every few years.  They say that there is nothing new under the sun, and aromatherapy seems to prove that old adage.  The question that is examined in this post from Matt Giovanisci from Swim University is: Is Aromatherapy something that actually provides real theraputic benefits?  The answer may surprise you.

Here is an excerpt from the post:

Aromatherapy may seem trendy and new, but it’s been around since man has his first interaction with plants. The belief is that the aroma from natural plants (which are now processed into essential oils) have healing benefits to the body.

What is Aromatherapy?

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering a person’s mind, mood, cognitive function or health. – WikiPedia

Since the early 1900s, holistic practitioners and aromatherapists say that these plant fragrances will induce a calming sensation by stimulating the nerves in your nose that send impulses to your brain that control memory and emotion, depending on the type of scent you use.

Does Aromatherapy Really Work?

Click here to read the answer