Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts, known as essential oils, to enhance the aroma of an environment with pleasing scents of nature. The history of aromatherapy can be traced back to ancient civilizations, including the Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese, and Indians. These cultures used essential oils for a variety of purposes, including religious rituals, perfumery, and personal hygiene.Aromatherapy is used today in a variety of settings, including spas, salons, hospitals, and homes. The essential oils are commonly diffused into the air through an aromatherapy diffuser. If diluted first with a carrier oil, they also can be inhaled via an inhaler, added to massage oils, or packaged in a roll-on applicator for topical application to the wrists and temples.

There are different varieties of natural scents that can bediffused, including

When choosing essential oils

When choosing essential oils to diffuse, it is important to consider the size of the space you are diffusing in, as well as your personal preferences. For example, a strong citrus aroma may be overpowering in a small room, while a delicate floral aroma may be lost in a large room.Some people enjoy blending essential oils to create unique and customized aromas. HBNO specializes in the manufacturer of essential oil blends. We can create a custom aromatherapy blend to your liking.
Aromatherapy is generally considered to be safe for most people, but it is important to to note that some essential oils can be irritating to the skin or respiratory system, so it is always necessary to dilute them properly with a carrier oil prior to topical application, and might be important to dilute them before diffusing. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult with your physician or a qualified aromatherapist before use.
CAUTION: Essential oils are concentrated plant extracts. Do apply directly to skin unless properly diluted.
Consult with our HBNO experts to discuss how our oils can be used in your particular product formulations. Note that many of our HBNO Essential Oils are USDA Organic certified.