Aromatherapy Functions in Chinese Medicine
Increases the Guardian Qi: colds and flu, fevers, sinusitis, laryngitis, weakened immune system.
Calms the Spirit; Rectifies the Spirit; Frees the Spirit; Normalizes the Hun/Perspective; Normalizes the Yi/Intention: tension, irritability, restlessness, insomnia; indecision, blocked personal growth, depression, anxiety, nightmares, fear of the future, emotional wounds, nervous tension and stress-related conditions; mental agitation, worry; meditation, aging.
Rectifies the Skin: skin ulcers, leprosy, blemishes, dry and mature complexions, scars, wrinkles, stretch marks in pregnancy, oily skin.
Normalizes the Qi; Opens the Chest (deepens the breath); Stops Pain: chest tightness; bronchitis, asthma, tuberculosis, lymph congestion; rheumatic, epigastric and menstrual pain.
Rectifies the Uterus: reproductive and urinary difficulties, uterine hemorrhaging, heavy menstrual flow, painful labor, postnatal depression.