All plants give off some sort of scent, no matter how faint. Most are welcoming and wonderful. All connect you to nature.
We typically think of aromatherapy as the fragrance of plants that has an effect on our emotional well being.
Aromatherapy is much more than this.
Aromatherapy is the maintenance of physical, psychological and spiritual wellbeing through the controlled use of essential oils.
Essential oils are substances that are found in different parts of the plant. Some essential oils come from the petals of the flowers, such as Rose and Jasmine. Other essential oils come from the woody material, such as Cedar wood, while others come from roots, such as Spikenard.
Roughly 17,500 plant species are aromatic and can be found around the world. There are approximately 400 essential oils traded worldwide.
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Domestic violence affects many friends and families (whether extended family members or members of the nuclear family unit).
Through Mia's relationships with organizations in our "Pay It Forward" initiatives, we have learned much more about the world of domestic violence, and its impact on people, regardless of age, gender (or gender identity), economic status, or country of origin.
Read more in our blog "Complex Web of Abuse"
Never mix essential oil with water alone if planning on bathing or placing it directly on your skin. Check out Mia's Botanicals "The More You Know" blog to learn more!