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Aromatherapy Brief History

Australian Essential Oil Native History

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Although the term Aromatherapy was not coined until the late 1920s, the roots of this widely used method of plant-based therapy run deep throughout our history.

EgyptiansThe use of essential oils dates back at least one thousand years, though humankind has used aromatic plants for incense, medicine and perfumery for thousands of years.

It is believed that the Egyptians invented the first distillation equipment, albeit rudimentary, and created oils infused with herbs for use in rituals, medicine, cosmetics, and perfumery.

Contrary to belief it is documented that Indigenous Australians were using essential oils at least 2,000 years prior to the Egyptians.

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