Aromatherapy is the science of using essential oils for their curative properties. Essential oils can be inhaled, applied to the skin, or diffused into the air. Therapeutic grade essential oils are very concentrated and quite potent, so they are rarely used alone or at full concentration. Rather, they are blended in custom combinations based on the intended therapeutic goals. Once inhaled or applied to the skin, the bioactive ingredients of the oils quickly enter the bloodstream where they can travel throughout the body to promote healing. Additionally, certain essential oils promote healing through your sense of smell. The nasal passages are lined with sensitive nerve cells, bringing electrical impulses directly to the limbic region of the nervous system. The limbic system is responsible for regulating many of your body’s essential processes – including hormone levels, metabolism, heart rate, digestion, and sleep-wake cycles. Cissie Pryor, our aromatherapist, will conduct a thorough consultation to determine which of our 118 oils correspond best to your desired goals. After creating your custom blend, she will teach you how to safely use the oils at home for maximum effect.