Rehabilitation centers and drugs established have aided in the quitting process, but the aftermath has not been convincing. Hence, essential oils from herbal extracts are considered to be used to address this problem, and the response has helped the ex-smokers. Blend of Lavender and Clary Sage Authentication of the above blend in the quitting process of smoking is effectuated by the various properties it contains. Properties of relaxation of breathing muscles are present in the blend. 11 drops of lavender and 3 drops of Clary Sage make a perfect blend.
At the same time, Lavender is also helpful for headaches associated with nicotine withdrawal especially when combined with a quick walk. (Janet, et al 442) Lavender has an olfactory modality, stimulating and bracing properties that enable it to enhance its aromatherapy treatment in smoking withdrawal. Its aromatherapy promotes health and provides a strong and a new sense of well being to the individual. It also ensures balance of physique and emotions. Clary Sage essential oil contains ‘Sclareol’ that is an antidepressant to minify the depression caused as an aftermath of quitting the smoking habit. This blend of essential oils contains components such as ‘Linalool’ that assist in the reduction of stress-oriented illnesses such as asthma, lung cancer, bronchitis, throat infections, coughs, colds, tuberculosis among other sinus infections. Blend of Eucalyptus and Peppermint Smoking brings about related cancer diseases such as lung-cancer. An individual quitting the habit needs essential oils to assist reduced rates of cancer infection in the body. A blend of Eucalyptus vapor and peppermint vapor is essential in the cessation treatment of individuals withdrawing from smoking. The blend has a therapeutic property of antiviral that aids in the accomplishment of the smoking habit. They reduce the craving of cigarettes if inhaled. Eucalyptus contains a component, eucalyptol, which reduces coughs associated with the aftermath of smoking. It also clears the lungs and enhances breathing through increment of oxygen cells, since it is an antiviral and works in the lungs to thin mucus. (Stephanie 60) For its oil to work 30 drops of the respective essential oils are recommended in a bowl of hot water; a towel deepened in the bowl and held to breathe the aromatic steam (5-10 minutes) produced. Eucalyptus is also blended with lemon but with moderation since to some individuals it causes immense sensitivity. A few drops of lemon in cold water reduce the desire of the smoker to smoke. Lemon, lime, grapefruit and orange are other essential oils that can be used in aromatherapy to alleviate the desire for a smoke. (Brigitte et al 258) Blends of Lemon, Rosemary, Ylang-ylang, Geranium and Peppermint Blends made out of these essential oils form the ‘Aroma Life’ essence needed in the aroma therapeutic sessions of assisting individuals quitting the smoking habit. Diffusion of these oils in a burner with each 5 drops of lemon and rosemary, 3 of peppermint and ylang-ylang assists in curbing cravings and for energizing and relaxing the body muscles. There are components such as geranial and citronellol in geranium; camphene and camphor in rosemary; perfumery property in ylang- ylang that help in the cessation of smoking. Geranium is mixed with Patchouli to aid in decreasing the craving of smoking. This mixed blend of oils helps in the detoxification of the bronchial tubes that could be blocked by the former smoking culture. The blend also helps in the purification