Aromatherapy is sometimes it is called essential oil therapy. Aromatherapy uses aromatic essential oils medicinally to improve the health of the body, mind, and spirit. It enhances both physical and emotional health.
One theory of how they work is that by stimulating the smell receptors in your nose, they can send messages to your nervous system. They are also thought to have a subtle effect on the body's chemical and energy systems. Because of this, Aromatherapy is often used as a natural remedy to help relieve anxiety and stress.