The decision to work with an aromatherapist in order to help improve your health is a personal decision. Although you may be able to buy essential oils that you can use at your home on your own, it does not hurt to consider getting some help from a professional that can answer all of the questions that you might have.
Some common concerns that an aromatherapist can help with include how much of the oil is supposed to be used, the different interactions that can occur when oils are mixed with each other, and how the oils should best be applied.
It is usually wise to seek out personal recommendations when it comes to finding on and friends and family members are a great place to start as they may be able to refer you to someone that they have had a great experience with. Overall, your goal will be to find a professional that is reliable, qualified, and someone that you personally trust.
In the end, you will find working with an aromatherapist to be similar to working with your GP. The aromatherapist is going to want a health history during our first visit so that they have a general idea about your state of health. The more they know the better they will be able to treat you.
You should be aware that like any other treatment plan it can take time to be treated by an aromatherapist. The condition that you are trying to fix and other things such as your own unique body chemistry can influence just how much time it takes to get the full response that you want. If you think that you have any side effects from the oils during treatment you want to make sure to stop and ask the aromatherapist.