Essential oils help restore the mobility of the bones of the skull and bring the brain to a more balanced state, normalizing its structures, which were hyperexcited, said Olga Burlakova, a health specialist and osteopath.
In particular, the essential oil of juniper, according to the expert, restores the brain structures responsible for the liver. After its use, a person’s diaphragm relaxes, which separates the respiratory and digestive systems, which leads to the normalization of the liver. In the future, lymph drainage in the body improves and detoxification processes are accelerated. The same oil relieves soreness during menstruation in women.
Lavender essential oil lowers cardiovascular pressure. As Burlakova said, it soothes well and is also suitable for children. In addition, the scent of lavender helps to improve digestion, boosting local immunity. As a result, a person’s risk of new diseases decreases, and chronic ones begin to bother him less.
In my work, I have also found that essential oils help fix the effect of treatment. [заболеваний] this or that body. In these situations, they are especially good. Although aromatherapy does not completely cure diseases, it helps to maintain organ function, – noted Burlakova in an interview with NEWS.ru.
She added that essential oils increase resistance to stress and help overcome life’s difficulties by leveling the inhibition and arousal reflexes.
Clinical pharmacologist Andrei Kondrakhin, a member of the Russian Scientific Medical Society of Physicians, stated that aromatherapy is actively used in psychiatry. For example, citrus scents help depressed patients feel a surge of vigor and improve their emotional state. Peppermint oils have a calming effect, conifers have anti-inflammatory properties for the upper respiratory tract, and tea tree oil is used as a phytoncidal agent, the specialist said.
According to him, a therapist at a private appointment can recommend the patient to use essential oils, but aromatherapy is not practiced in clinics and hospitals. “This is due to the fact that the flow of patients in the hospital is large, and some may be allergic to a particular smell, which will treat a person next to him,” – explained the interlocutor of the publication.
He clarified that people often have reactions to citrus, rose and sage oils.