In a nutshell, any vaporizer is an appliance which heats up herbs in its vaporizing chamber and releases the volatile vapors, which are then inhaled by the users. The herb is neither charred or burned and therefore no smoke or harmful products of combustion are released. This is the main reason why vaporizers are used as an aid in quitting smoking.
Today we will try to understand how Vaporizer are useful in aromatherapy and what are the components which is present in the vapors when it is inhaled? Most plants and herbs contain essential oils which are vaporized and perceived by humans as pleasing aromas. It is something which gives a particular plant, the pleasing and characteristic aromas. You must have felt the characteristic aroma of Pine or the ether like smell of lavender. These essential oils not only gives a pleasing aroma and stimulates our olfactory cells, it I also very beneficial for health and has a profound influence on our body.
Vaporizer is a perfect thing for Aroma therapy. Different essential oils are intended to have different effects on the body. Lavender and Chamomile oil has been used since ages to treat mental ailments especially in depression. Lavender oil is also a very strong disinfectant and is used to mop floor and the windows of sick rooms and hospitals.
Eucalyptus oil, Rosemary, Chamomile, Lemon leaves, Rose and Sage oils have been used in perfumes and incense since a very long time. It is only now that researchers are fully unraveling the mysteries of perfumes and incense on the human body. Smell plays an important role in animals and this fact is only well known. In humans, special scent bearing oils known as pheromones are released and it has a role to play in attracting the opposite sex. Therefore it is imperative that smell and incense will have a profound effect on the human body.
Vaporizer helps to release these essential oils from herbs and other biomass. The vaporizers have a chamber which is filled with these herbs and heated to a particular temperature so that the aromatic components are released. Most vaporizers have thermostats which maintain the temperature at a particular level so that the contents are not charred. These vapors are then inhaled by the user using a mouthpiece along with all the goodness of nature. Vaporizers as mentioned are also a very healthy and easy method to quit smoking.