Therapeutic oils have been used since generations for a variety of health related disorders. They are used to provide great relief to the mind, body and soul. These oils are usually packed in dark compact bottles and you can purchase them from an aromatherapy shop that specializes in such oils.
These oils are extracted from stems, leaves and flowers of plants. They come in a concentrated form and get evaporated very easily. Hence these oils are always stored in sealed bottles to preserve their freshness. Therapeutic oils are beneficial for treating a large number of physical as well as mental illnesses.
Sandalwood, Eucalyptus, Lavender and Tea tree oil are some of the most popular therapeutic oils. Eucalyptus oil is used as a medicine and provides great relief from cold when inhaled through the nose or rubbed on the chest. It also helps to soothe the sores and can be used as a disinfectant.
Sandalwood oil is good aromatherapy oil that has a pleasant aroma and can be used as an aid for deep meditation and overall spiritual development and also for treating skin eruptions and other infections of the body. But this oil may be a little costly as compared to others.
Lavender is also a good therapeutic oil that can provide relief in a variety of disorders and fight infections as well as soothe the mind. It is not necessary to dilute this oil with other oils and can be applied directly onto the affected area. A few drops of lavender oil when added to bath water can help in relieving tension and headache.
A less expensive therapeutic oil that is used extensively in skin care cosmetics and hair care products is tea tree oil that helps to fight skin related infections such as dandruff and cleans the scalp. It also preserves the natural glow and shine of the hair.
While using these oils in the form of a tincture the specific oil is mixed with alcohol and applied to the affected area. And last but not the least; purchase these oils from a reputed aromatherapy shop so that you get the benefit of using genuine oils that can soothe your mind and body.