It is proven that scent has connection to memory. Aromatherapy is now mainstream within memory care centers. The therapeutic effects of aromatherapy offers positive quality of life effects upon people with Alzheimer's or Dementia.
Essential oils are naturally extracted from plants. You can gain the therapeutic effects of these plants through aeration, topical application, and diet. Essential oil offers positive impact on the general health and mental wellness. For Alzheimer's and dementia patients, several studies have shown to help minimize related symptoms of the disease.
Aromatherapy also provides relaxation and aid patients to sleep better. Relaxation and quality sleep helps improve mental health and functioning. Sandalwood, Lavender, Jasmine and Marjoram are herbs that help improve sleep.
For more information about aromatherapy for seniors and other senior care tips, contact Manor Lake BridgeMill