When considering healing of the mind, body and soul, we often lean toward natural remedies, which are always highly recommended. In this instance, we can refer to essential oils and aromatherapy. While often controversial, if you consider its derivatives, essential oils are compounds extracted directly from plants.
Unique aromatic compounds give each essential oil its characteristic essence. The oils are extracted from the plant matter through an intensive steaming process and then distilled and bottled. The impressive part of essential oils is that they are normally multi-purpose, used for cooking, application and diffusing, and sometimes medicinal.