The Use of Aromatherapy in Pain Management

by Alana Allen, CA Abstract Many people experience pain at different levels ranging from mild, moderate, or severe. How a person handles pain is determine on what pain relief methods they use. Pain can result from a number of different forms such as, exercise, moving furniture, sports accident, surgery, or from an acute or chronic…

St. Patrick’s – Peppermint Essential Oil Uses

Studies at the University of Cincinnati have shown Peppermint essential oil to help to improve concentration and mental alertness. Alan Hirsch, MD also discovered this oil helps to trigger the brain’s satiety center in hypothalamus which gives the body a sense of fullness after a meal. Peppermint essential oil can help with body aches and bruises because of the cooling effect by constricting the capillaries. This is because it has about 85% menthol content.