|Essential Oil Body Map - Reference for EO, Body Part and Ailment|
Infographic from Baldwins Co. UK
Essential Oil Use for Health and Healing
More recently, science is beginning to catch up as studies and scientific research examines and confirms the potential healing properties and health benefits of various plants.
As a result (and due to problems with pharmaceuticals such as toxicity and drug interaction), a renewed interest in nature's medicine is taking place.
And one of the areas of great interest is essential oils, many of which have antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.
The Infographic - a Quick Reference "Map"
The use of essential oils for health and healing is both an art and a science. Certain oils are associated with certain body organs and systems, as this infographic entitled "The Essential Oil Body Map" illustrates.
This map is useful as a quick reference guide for selecting the essential oil that is frequently associated with a particular ailment, health issue or medical condition. Usually several different oils or combinations are recommend for a specific ailment.
To view and print a larger version of this infographic and for more information about health, herbs, oils, food and supplements, please visit G BALDWIN & CO.
Warning About Therapeutic Use
It can get quite complicated and essential oils should not be used casually. It is always best to do research or consult a qualified aromatherapist or other holistic health professional before using essential oils therapeutically. Fortunately, there are a number of really great books on the subject, as well as many online resources, both free and paid.