Moroccan Healing Gardens           

               Aromatherapy

What is Aromatherapy?


Aromatherapy is a unique branch of herbal medicine that utilizes the medicinal properties found in essential oils of various plants. 


What are Essential oils?


 An essential oil is a concentrated liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as volatile oils, ethereal oils, aetherolea, or simply as the oil of the plant from which they were extracted, such as oil of clove. An oil is "essential" in the sense that it contains the "essence of" the plant's fragrance—the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived


Revered for centuries for their restorative properties to the body, mind and spirit, essential oils re-emerge as a key solution to the challenges facing modern lifestyles.

The chemical make up of essential oils gives them a host of desirable pharmacological properties. 


Through smell, direct absorption into the skin and by normal digestive processes. Essential oils are effective antibacterials; they interact with the various branches of the nervous system, they also help balance immune responses and harmonize moods and emotions.