Ever wonder to yourself, what's the big deal about essential oils?
Well, here at LifeStream Family Wellness, we thought it best to clue in our amazing tribe of patients to the many wonderful health benefits of essential oils...Did you know? Essential oils help the brain! Yup, it's true...read on...
High levels of sesquiterpenes (found in the essential oils of frankincense and sandalwood, and various others) help increase the amount of oxygen in the limbic system of the brain, particularly around the pineal and pituitary glands. This leads to an increase in secretions of antibodies, endorphins and neurotransmitters. So, which parts of the brain get the message? This information is communicated to the amygdala, hypothalamus, hippocampus, and other areas of the brain. These individual components are part of the collective limbic system. Aaaaand, what does the limbic system control? The limbic system is responsible for emotion, behavior, motivation, memory, and learning. Essentially, essential oils are...yes, essential! We customize treatments to include the enhancement of oils, for those who request it - come on in and enjoy a little more relaxation here at LSW. :)
Jean Baker L.Ac
I am passionate about helping you to achieve optimal health!