Steam inhale aromatherapy for health and performance!

Steam inhalation of herbs and/or essential oils is a is a very effective way to deliver a therapeutic dose of plant medicine. The brain, lungs and mind love it when you steam inhale aromatherapy. It is one of the quickest ways to boost performance when well or heal when sick. The healing benefits of plant compounds rapidly enter the blood stream with steam inhalation through the lungs, skin and nose. There is no quicker way to reap the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy. Check out the infographic below, and supporting links in the text at the bottom of the page.

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Here are three reasons to make it a part of your regular routine:

1.) It is a double whammy of health for skin. Aromatherapeutic steaming has long been used in spa treatments to increase circulation, open pores and deliver nutrients. It’s easier to exfoliate and remove blackheads after a steam procedure. Try it as a beauty boost before a night out. A few drops of the essential oil of frankincense, lavender or rose are a sure bet for better looking skin.
2.) A quick performance enhancer. The nose has a rapid neural pathway to the brain, and the lungs deliver nutrients to the blood. So, when beneficial plant compounds that boost moods and mental alertness are steam inhaled people feel better fast. Use basil or rosemary to increase mental capabilities or grapefruit for a better mood.

3.) Steam inhalations of aromatherapy ease cold and flu symptoms. Herbal steam inhalations break up mucous, ease sinus pressure and deliver helpful compounds to the immune system. Eucalyptus is an herb famous for healing and relieves cold symptoms. Another herb that assists deeper breathing is clove bud. It’s main component is eugenol which relieves aches that come with a lot of coughing and allows deep breathing. When you get sick, be sure to do a good steam inhale to feel better quickly.

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Steam inhale aromatherapy – To your health!

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