Buying an aromatherapy set makes a good present for anyone who may be interested in learning more about holistic health. An aromatherapy set comes in a wide range of sizes, contents and prices, so it is easy to pick out the gift that would appeal on a personal level. If the aromatherapy set is for someone new to this gentle therapy, then there are starter packs around which have some of the more traditional oils included and these often come with a small booklet which introduces the basics of aromatherapy.
Depending on the experience of the recipient, it may be worthwhile buying an aromatherapy set which has the greatest variety or details included so that the aromatherapy set can help to continue the learning curve. An aromatherapy set can also be selected item by item so that a unique basket is produced. The advantages of this is that items of preference are selected which would be much more useful to the individual, this may be difficult if you are unsure which products would be appropriate and especially if the aromatherapy set is a surprise gift.
Because aromatherapy is now becoming increasingly popular, a wide range of products will be available from a multitude of retail outlets probably locally to you, although there may be a better variety of products through specialist aromatherapy websites. For the complete beginner, it can be a good investment as it does provide all the key essentials to get started. Any sets or gift packs however are likely to cost more because of their packaging, so if you are considering buying the set for you or as a gift for someone close to you, it may be a wise choice to simply ask them or yourself what really is required.
Alternatively, sets can be made from scratch by purchasing a basket and then adding some key aromatherapy products such as sweet almond oil and some of the more popular oils such as Lavender or Rosemary, add a light bulb ring? This way the aromatherapy set is uniquely personalised.