Aromatherapy bath refers to a hot bath which has been infused with aromatic essential oils. An aromatherapy bath has the power to soothe and refresh a tired body and mind. The calming aromatherapy oils added to the bath water has the ability to soothe even the most stressed out individual.
The good effects of aromatherapy bath directly seeps in to respiratory, skin and nervous system to reduce problems. It is also discovered that joint problems and muscle pain can also be greatly helped.
Though soaps and candles containing real, pure aromatic oils can be beneficial too, nothing compares the advantage of direct contact of essential oils with the bath water. You must note its high volatility and instability, so it is prudent, when using them in the bath and add those drops just before you are ready to enter. You must also trap all those steam vapors by making sure that you draw close the shower curtains. This single action will make sure you are reaping the benefits of the essential oils before they evaporate with the hot steam.
Any bath oils containing extracts of Vitamin E, when added to your favorite aromatic oil, can help the essential oil to linger on the surface of the water faster and usually can be placed under hot running water. If you want to create a lively bubble bath setting or special bath, add a bit of dried milk, a bit of good quality hand soap and fresh rose petals plus your oil. Women will find bathing in rosemary water to be particularly beneficial after a stressful day and/or PMS symptoms. Men can use a pungent orange or ylang-ylang, especially in the morning to get them started for a day of work.
Herbal baths, where various dried flowers, herbs and spices were dropped into the water to please the bather with their delicate scent, were quite popular in the days of the ancient Greeks and nice, and they were quite popular for maintaining a healthy look, restoring youth and beauty and for ensuring your health.
If you suddenly decide that taking a bath when you have so much to do is silly, you’ll probably get out, shower and get back to work, feeling even more stressed than you did before.An aromatherapy bath, on the other hand, ensures that we take the time to really rest and recharge before running out and taking on the world again, and you’ll find that the ingredients that are used in this bath are geared towards helping you really enjoy the time that you have spend taking care of yourself.