What Are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are natural plant extracts obtained from various parts of plants including flowers, fruits, seeds, grasses and roots, providing us with marvelous aromas for our happiness, health and enjoyment. They are highly concentrated chemical compounds and they should be handled with care, respect and awareness.
The chemical compounds found in essential oils serve as the defense mechanism of the plants of origin. For plants to thrive, they must be able to defend themselves against herbivores, resist the challenges posed to them by viruses, bacteria and fungi, and attract pollinators.
Utilizing essential oils in the improvement of our health and wellbeing means that we are taking on an holistic approach – addressing not only our physical needs, but taking into consideration our emotional and mental wellbeing as well.
Our bodies function better when we are happy, calm, confident and well-rested. Essential oils can directly impact each component of our selves, and when we combine the effect they have overall, the end result can be surprising.
Here at Simple365, we use essential oils in two ways:
- The oils are inhaled through the nasal passages (via a personal inhaler or essential oil diffuser) where nerve receptors detect the aromatic molecules and carry information to the brain which creates its own hormone and nerve response
- The oils are applied topically to the skin using a carrier compound (vegetable oil, lotion or gel) where the oils are absorbed by the skin cells, enter the bloodstream and are carried around the body to be used by other cells
When you book a one-on-one aromatherapy consultation with us, our aromatherapist will design an essential oil protocol to meet your specific needs.
We live up to our name by keeping our appointment format simple and straightforward. You’ll be able to book a Skype appointment, easily download, complete and submit our intake form, then join your aromatherapist online for your scheduled consultation. Your personal blends will be mailed to your door. Simple.
Designed and hand-blended just for you
There are more options for skin care on the market today than ever before.
Here at Simple365, we want to take the guesswork and product lable-reading off your plate.
When you book a skincare consultation with us, we take into consideration your unique lifestyle and your skin’s specific requirements before custom-formulating and hand-blending skincare products made just for you.
You’re one of a kind. Your skincare routine should be too!
We live up to our name by keeping our appointment format simple and straightforward. You’ll be able to book a Skype appointment, easily download, complete and submit our intake form, then join your aromatherapist online for your scheduled skincare consultation. Your personal blends will be mailed to your door. Simple.