Thursday, 13 December 2012

An Insight Into Magical Essential Oils

Essential oils play a vital role when it comes to aromatherapy and other natural treatments. Over the last few years, the trend of getting involved into aromatherapy has been gaining popularity all over the world. There are several oils used, however, Geranium and Frankincense Oil has caught the fancy of many people. Of the two, latter can be used for many purposes. If you have ever used Frankincense oil for sore throat, you might be well aware of its magical properties.

Frankincense is known for its warm, balsamic and sweet aroma that is not only invigorating but also elevates your mind. It is extremely useful for enhancing your spiritual connection and visualizing. It is very centric, which means it has properties that help in rendering comfort so that you can focus on your work and easily overcome despair and anxiety. In Middle East, it has been extensively used in religious ceremonies for more than thousands of years, and is considered as the holy calming oil. In the recent years, it has also been used treatment in American as well as European Hospitals. Extensive research is being conducted on it. It is considered as one of the most valuable ingredients when it comes to skin care products. It is used in dry and aging products. When used in face masks, it gives a feeling of rejuvenation.

Contrary to it is Geranium oil that is known for floral and sweet fragrance that rejuvenates and calms your mind, body and soul. It has been used since ages. Egyptians used it for promoting radiant and beautiful skin. There are more than 200 species of Geranium available. The popular “Graveolens” species is popular for producing the highest quality essential oil. As there are various companies who make substitute of this oil and try to market it for remedial use. Therefore, it is important for you to have proper knowledge about the source from where you are purchasing it and make sure that you buy the right stuff.

Geranium essential oil is prepared through the process of steam distillation from the leaves and stem of Geranium plant. The scientific name of Geranium is Pelargonium Odorantissimum. Some of the major components of this oil are Geranyl Butyrate, Mnthone, Myrcene, Citronellol, Limonene, Geranyl Acetate, Geraniol, Alpha Pinene and Linalool. Geranium and Frankincense Oil can be easily purchased from the virtual world of the internet. It is just that you need to know the right properties. 

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