The use of aromatherapy as a treatment for shock

aromatherapy bath shock has a debilitating effect on your body; if you just got the news that someone has died has been involved in a car accident or suffered a fall, your body responds in a certain way. The emotional response to shock often have physiological effects on the body. There are a number of ways to treat emotional shock, including using aromatherapy. Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of essential oils; essential oils are obtained from plants and are a natural tool for a number of health problems.

How to use aromatherapy for shock

The fastest way your body responds to emotional problems is the use of aromatherapy through inhalation (source: Aromatherapy for Health Professionals , Shirley Price, Len Price) . The nose is directly related to the brain and thus inhaling a scent will have a response time faster than the application of aromatherapy skin. In the event of a crash, this is probably the most beneficial route to take.

inhalable an appropriate essential oil through a variety of methods; These include:

  • direct inhalation of the bottle – if you have a bottle of essential oil by hand can just take a few deep breaths of the bottle itself
  • inhaling a tissue – if you prefer, you can add a couple of drops of essential oil on a tissue and inhale
  • add a couple of drops of essential oil in a bath – take a hot bath with essential oils can help you relax and recover from the blows; remember to add just a couple of drops (see following also precautions)
  • add a couple of drops of essential oil in a diffuser aromatherapy – diffuser aromatherapy aroma throughout the room chosen disperses and may be beneficial to help a number of people recover from the blows.

Types of essential oils Shock

Various essential oils have the reputation of being beneficial for shock; these include mint (Mentha piperita) , orange (Citrus aurantium var. amara) , tangerine oil (Citrus reticulata) and Ylang Ylang 100% Pure Essential oil – 10 ml (Cananga odorata) . According to Patricia Davis Aromatherapy: An AZ: The most comprehensive guide of aromatherapy have been published , mint is one of the most useful essential oils for treatment the shock. However, peppermint essential oil is a potent aromatherapy oil and should only be used sparingly, in addition to taking note of other contraindications for use.


Orange, or neroli essential oil is a “soft” Peppermint aromatherapy, but is expensive to buy oil; you may want to inhale directly from the bottle to the crash in order to preserve the amount of oil. Mandarin essential oil is also a member of the botanical family of citrus (orange blossom as is) and therefore is another light oil, which rises. Ylang ylang is an essential oil, but heavier is used to treat stress, depression and nervous problems, working on the emotional senses; However, using the essential oil of ylang ylang with caution as it can cause headaches or nausea if used in excess (Source: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils, Julia Lawless).

Precautions for use aromatherapy for shock

consult a qualified and experienced aromatherapist before using essential oils for the first time; Also, check with a doctor for prolonged shock treatment. Essential oils take different precautions for use so it is essential that those who are educated in a special oil before using it; for example, you should not use some essential oils with babies, children, during pregnancy or with certain health conditions, such as high blood pressure epilepsy.

The use of aromatherapy often not recommended in combination with certain homeopathic treatments and / or prescription drugs. However, if you are aware of the precautions for the use of essential oils, is the use of aromatherapy is a quick and effective tool to help deal with the immediate effects of shock; keep a bottle of your favorite oil hand because you never know when you need.

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