Video: ❶ Magic Of Aromas
Immersion in the magic of aromas is akin to a journey into the world of divine music, where every smell is a note, and the perfumer is a virtuoso violinist. He writes for us a charming "symphony of fragrances". Location: Location: Perfumery is the high art of creating fragrances, and only a select few can master it.
Fragrances can turn our heads, plunge into forgotten memories, open our "I" or help us feel like a different person.
Since ancient times, the complex and ephemeral world of smells has always been shrouded in a haze of mystery. And there is an explanation for this: the word "perfumery" goes back to the Latin per and fumos - "through the smoke."
In ancient Egypt, in the tomb of Tutankhamun, vessels with exquisite incense were found, the aroma of which "withstood" three hundred centuries. This is one of the evidences that the sense of smell is almost the most ancient way of studying the world.
Fragrances are guides to the world of feelings and desires.
Smells play an important role in our life. They are our emotional guides. But do not forget about the intellectual component of the world of smells - with their help we learn about the world, distinguish certain objects. The choice of partners is also based on smell - a special code. The aromas of vanilla, ylang-ylang, cinnamon patchouli, ginger, bergamot, black pepper excite and make us irresistible and sexy.
If odors are pleasant to us, then they can have a beneficial effect on our mood and well-being. An unpleasant smell will cause rejection, "intolerance" and, as a result, deterioration of the condition - nausea, migraines, up to fainting and general depression.
In order to feel refreshed, rested, to relieve stress, there are specially selected ratios of aromas.
For example, the magic of aromas of coffee, mountain ash and black currant, carnation is not only pleasant and subtle, but also perfectly tones up. The scent of the sea, loved by many, has a relaxing effect, relieves anxiety and anxiety. The scents of citrus and rose are also excellent soothing.
There are smells that can normalize (increase or decrease) blood pressure, relieve headaches, help overcome stress or achieve concentration.
Aromatherapy is a treatment with aromas.
The volatile and aromatic substances contained in plants are essential oils. They have a high boiling point: over 160 degrees Celsius. Whatever useful properties they have: antiviral, bactericidal, antiseptic and even hormonal.
Essential oils are rubbed into the skin, inhaled, and also taken internally, for example, oils with hormonal effects that affect the adrenal cortex, ovaries and thyroid gland.
Since almost all essential oils have unique properties - cleansing, anti-inflammatory, regenerating - they are used as a very pleasant medicine.
Here are some examples of the miraculous properties of essential oils: lavender oil is used for depression and sleep disorders, it also relieves toothaches and headaches. Eucalyptus oil is indispensable for angina, bronchitis, runny nose, flu. Chamomile oil is an excellent anti-allergenic remedy for insomnia. Pine oil is used to treat urolithiasis, arthritis and to improve hair condition. Almost all essential oils are excellent antidepressants and help in the fight against allergies.
Massage with essential oils.
The duration of the massage is the key to its effectiveness. The massage is carried out with the help of several drops of oil heated in the palms. Usually the duration of this procedure does not exceed 3-5 minutes, which is enough time for the oil to be completely absorbed into the skin.
The pleasure component is important: if you like the smell of the oil, then it will bring more benefits.
Essential oils are added to the base (olive, corn, coconut, jojoba or St. John's wort oil) in an amount of 50 ml (from 10 to 15 drops - for massage an adult, from 5 to 7 drops - for massage a child, 1 drop - for babies up to 1 year old).
There are some peculiarities when preparing for massage of very dry and aging skin. It is required to add wheat germ oil (10%). For oily skin, the base should be coconut or grape seed oil. For burns - aloe oil, for muscle strain - almond oil.
Water and oils - relaxation and energy.
Balneotherapy is a bath with the addition of essential oils and herbal infusions. With the help of such a bath, you can relieve tension, get rid of the onset of a cold, nourish the skin and saturate the body with healing oils for an hour.
Bath temperatures vary with essential oils.
37-42 degrees Celsius lasting no more than 20 minutes. Cool bath - up to 1 hour should be 33-36 degrees Celsius. A quick, cold bath - 15-20 degrees Celsius. It is necessary to increase the time of taking such a bath gradually, and after it, rub it intensively with a towel each time.
Baths are refreshed with citrus, mint, lavender, fir, mint, bigardia and vetiver oils.
Baths with basil, chamomile, ylang-ylang, rose, sandalwood, vanilla, dill, lemon balm, cedar are relaxing and soothing.
Ylang-ylang oil is also an excellent stimulant of sexual desire. Vanilla, bergamot, patchouli, cardamom and sandalwood oils are also responsible for awakening sensuality.
A bath with jasmine oil will help to improve mood and efficiency, and to give lightness - with grapefruit oil.
Baths with sage, calamus, geranium, rosemary, lemongrass have cleansing properties.
Author: Marina Malinovskaya
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