The world we are living in, we are constantly exposed to toxic substances especially due to the poisonous gases emitted everyday and we inhale the same to our respiratory tracts. The tooth paste that we use consists of fluoride that is not considered to be safe. Also, the water that we drink contains an amount of chlorine. Such substances are present in a low dosage, however regular consumption results in a situation in which we end up consuming too much of toxins in our body. High content of toxic substances in our body makes more chances of us falling sick.
Even the food we eat contains a lot of additives that are proven to be not good for health. Just for the sake of preserving food for a longer time, big food giants add small amount of additives to it. Also, toxins do not come just from the environment, even our bodies produce toxins that depends upon the state of our mind. At times, when you are emotionally charged, your body may tend to release substances that include feelings, like irritation, anxiety, depression and hyper tension.
Therefore, detoxifying the body is very important to live a healthy life. And, the best part is that detoxifying the body is very easy with numerous options. Like the best option is drinking lots of clean water can help the liver and kidneys in excreting the toxic products. Even exercising helps to accelerate the flow of toxins outside the body. In addition to these, another popular option is aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the art of using oils essential oils for cleansing the body to keep the body in a state of well being. There are two popular ways to use essential oils that help to push out the body toxins. And, that can be through inhalation or massage. Some plant oils are made up of special chemicals that influence the state of mind of the human being. The molecules enter our body through massage or inhalation and that gets into the nervous system and affects the hypothalamus. This part of the brain influences the hormonal system of the person. And, the hormonal system in turn influences the mood and stress level and metabolism of the person. Some essential oils help the body release the right amount of hormones that in turn helps in the cleansing of the body.
Some oils can be even mixed with wax to create a candle. And, when the candle is lit, the burning of the wax releases fragrances that goes directly into the brain and gives an appropriate effect. Another way is using the oil for massaging. The different oils used are:
Lemongrass: This oil extract is taken from the plant lemongrass and helps to deal with inflammation. When a human body is affected by toxins then the parts affected by it becomes inflamed and lemongrass can be a good medication for this. The oil also has antimicrobial and antiseptic properties that help to kill germs and clean wounds.
Mandarin oil: The oil helps in dealing with skin problems and rejuvenating the cells of the skin. Our skin is daily exposed to some substances and Mandarin is a good substance for fighting against all kinds of skin infections.
Rosemary: Rosemary is one of the most popular oils used in aromatherapy. This oil deals with a lot many health benefits. Rosemary oil helps in removing bad breath and restoring the buccal health. The oil also helps in giving a good skin tone and removing dryness. The oil can also be used for respiratory problems like flu, sore throat, cold and allergies.
Juniper Berry: This oil helps relieve mental tension, anxiety, drowsiness and even for illnesses like rheumatism, menstrual problems, gout and many others.
By- Angelica Cambell