Essential oils have many positive properties and effects which are desirable and they have few drawbacks. They are capable of being anti-inflammatory, antiseptic,appetite stimulating, circulation stimulating, wound and skin healing, sedative, insect repelling, carminative, analgesic.
All essential oils can be blended to create new combinations but creating a synergy is the most important part of blending and it requires a a deep understanding of essential oils. In order to create a good synergy it is necessary to take into account the individuals physical, and emotional symptoms together with the underlying causes of their symptoms.
The aesthetic appeal of a blend for a client with a condition such as arthritis is not such a priority as the aromatherapist will want to undertake a holistic assessment of the clients condition to determine the most appropriate oils to be prescribed for their condition. If a client presents with Rheumatoid Arthritis it may be more appropriate to choose anti inflammatory oils such as German Chamomile whereas Ginger would be more appropriate for use with a client with osteoarthritis as it has analgesic properties
The aesthetics of a blend is more important in order to address the psychological and emotional symptoms of a condition such as eczema and dermatitis which can be triggered by stress. In such cases it is important to choose essential oils which are relaxants and tend to have a pleasant aroma and are emotionally up lifting such as Bergamot, Roman chamomile, Atlas or Virginian Cedarwood, Lavender, Geranium, Sandlewood and Ylang Ylang.
Chamomile Therapies will create your own personalised blend of essential oils, which will be targeted to your own physical and emotional needs. Your unique recipe will help you deal with your specific concerns, be that tense and aching muscles, swollen ankles, digestive complaints, arthritis,depression, exhaustion or tension headaches, anxiety or may be you just want to feel energized and feel uplifted! You will also go home with your own “Signature oil” .