No.PR-262 September 21, 2020 New Delhi Healing your Mind, Body & Soul through Aroma Oils In the times of COVID-19, oils like eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, tea tree, basil, and ajwain oil will help to combat COVID-19. These essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic and help in the overall healing of the body, recommended Dr. Blossom Kochhar, Co-Chairperson, Women Entrepreneurship Committee, Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Chairperson, Blossom Kochhar Group of Companies in a session on ‘Combat COVID 19 through Aroma Therapy’ organized by Women Entrepreneurs Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Giving a brief background about Aroma Therapy, she discussed that aromatherapy is using the pure essential oils and herbs for treatment related to beauty, mind, and curing certain ailments. Aromatherapy has been used in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, China, and India. In India, aromatherapy has been placed in the Vedas, Ayurveda, and has proved to be excellent cure for diabetes, flu, fatigue, depression, cold, blood pressure, hormonal problems, arthritis, and other ailments. A few or very little drop of essential oils added with any vegetable oil or in a diffuser or bath water, mentioned Dr. Blossom Kochhar helps to keep our mind, body and soul fresh, motivated and happy.. She discussed the benefits of eucalyptus, lavender, rosemary, tea tree, basil, and Ajwain oil. She recommends adding a few drops of few eucalyptus and thyme into the sanitizer which helps to keep the bacteria and virus away. Dr. Kochhar recommended putting a few drops of lavender oil in the palm and doing deep breathing that will help to minimize stress levels. She also recommended tapping under the collar bone, below the shoulders, a point on the wrist, and clapping of hands in the morning that will help boost the immune system and maintain energy levels. Aroma Therapy works through the sense of smell and helps in the overall curing of the body. It helps to balance the body and leaves the body within 12 hours. It’s all-natural and pure, and it penetrates in the skin, said Dr. Kochhar. She recommended using oils like lavender and seedawood can help hair and oils like patchouli, jasmine, orange will help to get flawless skin. She also recommended buying these oils in their pure form and, they should be stored in dark colour glass bottles so that they don’t lose their essence. Dr. Aruna Abhey Oswal, Chairperson, Women Entrepreneurs Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in her welcome address discussed the importance of Aroma Therapy and essential oils since the ancestral times and, now they being widely used for treating medical ailments. She also discussed the mission and objective of the Women Entrepreneurship Committee. Ms. Vertica Dvivedi, Co-Chairperson, Women Entrepreneurs Committee, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry while moderating the session and gracing the presence of Dr. Blossom Kochhar discussed the benefits of essential oils and aromatherapy. She also conducted the Question & Answer Session. Mr. Saurabh Sanyal, Secretary-General, PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry delivered a formal vote of thanks and deliberated about the usage of aromatherapy during the times of wars that helped in the healing of soldiers and other affected people. He mentioned that in these times of pandemic, aromatherapy and using essential oils could aid in strengthening of mind, body, and soul. The session was moderated by Dr. Yogesh Srivastav, Principal Director, PHD Chamber along with Ms. Vertica Dvivedi, Co-Chairperson, W.E. Committee, PHD Chamber and was attended by many industry stalwarts and young aspirants pan-India. Ends Media Division PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
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