Johann Callaghan talks to Mary Anderson on NearFM (90.3) Lifeline about the benefits of essential oils and how they can help you in your everyday life. Johann talks about the power of inhalation, how to use the oils and what to look out for when you are buying essential oils. Mary: Well, I told you we were going to a great conversation this morning about all things essential oils, and I have on the line with me, Johann Callaghan, an aromatherapist. Hello Johann. Johann: Hi Mary. How are you this morning? I’m doing fantastic, especially after your meditation. Thank you for that. Mary: Ah did you enjoy that. Johann:.
Essential oils have a major effect in heightened emotional states such as grief and sadness. They have a strong connection to our emotional wellbeing. The olfactory system includes anything in our body that affects our sense of smell. During inhalation the olfactory system can detect molecules, identify millions of odorants and remember them. When inhalation takes place, these tiny molecules passes through the membranes and into the blood stream. The trigger signal is sent to the limbic system and the amygdale in the brain. This part of the brain stores and releases emotional trauma. The only way to stimulate this gland is with the sense of smell. This is also known.