Essential oils are easy to use. Although there are some common sense guidelines, there really isn’t anything complicated about it. There are three basic categories that all the various ways we use oils fall into. Those are Aromatic, Topical and Internal.
Aromatic use of oils focuses on breathing in the aroma and chemical compounds that make up the essential oil. It’s the fastest way to impact your mood and emotions. Simply breathe in the aroma. From there, those chemical compounds travel up the olfactory nerves and make their way to the amygdala in the brain.
The amygdala is responsible for the perception of emotions such as anger, fear, and sadness, as well as the controlling of aggression. It helps to store memories of events and emotions, so that we are able to recognize similar events in the future