Aromatherapy and Yagya Therapy for Mental Health

Interdisciplinary Journal of Yagya Research

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Title Aromatherapy and Yagya Therapy for Mental Health
 
Creator Trivedi, Devangkumar
 
Subject Aromatherapy
Yagya
Mental Health
Medicinal herbs
 
Description Aromatherapy is a well-known complementary and alternative therapy around the world. It has always existed in different cultures with its own unique imprint. Aromatherapy, as the name itself suggests depends on the fragrance or aroma of essential oils extracted from the leaves or root of medicinal herbs. This was incorporated in humans for health benefits in various forms such as pulmonary inhalation, massage, at times, in powder or tablet form. Studies have shown the therapeutics potential of aromatherapy widely observed on human (clinical trials), and also on animal models to treat various physiological as well as psychological problems including mental health suggesting its potential. One of ancient vedic method, Yagya involved inhalation of herbal vapors similar to more recent aromatherapy. In India, the process of Yagya is an ancient technique used for personal and spiritual development. In Yagya various medicinal herbs are used in mixtures that have therapeutic potential to treat psychological problems. In this review we have covered all the therapeutic benefits of medicinal herbs used in Aromatherapy and in Yagya along with herbal components used in Yagya to shed light on the Yagya in fortifying mental health.
 
Publisher Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya, Gayatrikunj-Shantikunj, Haridwar, Uttarakhand-249411, India
 
Date 2021-01-07
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://ijyr.dsvv.ac.in/index.php/ijyr/article/view/58
10.36018/ijyr.v3i2.58
 
Source Interdisciplinary Journal of Yagya Research; Vol. 3 No. 2 (2020); 29-41
2581-4885
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://ijyr.dsvv.ac.in/index.php/ijyr/article/view/58/108
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Devangkumar Trivedi
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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